Kanji 別

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Strokes: 7
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On:
ベツ
betsu
Kun:
わか.れる、わ.ける
waka.reru, wa.keru
Meaning:
separate, branch off, diverge, fork, another, extra, specially
Grade: 4
JLPT: 4
In names: べっ be
Shape: idc
Elements: , 刂,
Antonyms:
Homonyms:
Synonyms:
Categories: N4 (JLPT)

Examples

個別に
こべつに
kobetsuni
individually
別々に
べつべつに
betsubetsuni
separately
別な
べつな
betsuna
different, another
別れる
わかれる
wakareru
be divided, part from
別世界
べっせかい
bessekai
another world
別居する
べっきょする
bekkyosuru
separate (i.e. a married couple)
別荘
べっそう
bessoo
summer home
別離
べつり
betsuri
parting
区別する
くべつする
kubetsusuru
differentiate
差別する
さべつする
sabetsusuru
discriminate
特別な
とくべつな
tokubetsuna
special

Reading in other languages

Korean:
Korean (latin): byeol
Pinyin: bie2
Vietnam: Biệt

Codepoints

Big-5: A7 4F
Decimal: 21029
Hex: 5225
JIS: 1
Min-Ku-Ten: 1-42-44
Unicode UTF-16: 5225
Unicode UTF-8: E5 88 A5

Dictionary Indices

A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade): 508
A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Ken Henshall): 607
A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall): 579
Essential Kanji (P.G. O'Neill): 288
Gakken Kanji Dictionary ("A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage"): 255
Japanese For Busy People: 2.12
Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki; White Rabbit Press): 127
Japanese Names (P.G. O'Neill): 435
Kanji & Kana (Spahn & Hadamitzky): 267
Kanji & Kana (Spahn & Hadamitzky, 2 edition): 267
Kanji Learners Dictionary (Jack Halpern, 1999): 760
Kanji Learners Dictionary (Jack Halpern, 2 edition, 2013): 1032
Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono): 397
Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide: 188
Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern, 2013): 1434
Les Kanjis dans la tête (Yves Maniette): 91
Morohashi Daikanwajiten (volume 2, page 0235): 1924
New Japanese-English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern, 1990): 1117
Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig): 90
Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig, 6 edition): 94
The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley): 227
The Modern Reader's Japanese-English Character Dictionary (Andrew Nelson): 674
The New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary (John Haig): 467
Tuttle Kanji Cards: 490
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