Definition of 部

  • section
  • bureau
  • dept
  • class
  • copy
  • part
  • portion
  • counter for copies of a newspaper or magazine

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • -べ

Popular Words With This Kanji

部, ぶ

department (in an organization), division, bureau, club, part, component, element, category, counter for copies of a newspaper or magazine

幹部, かんぶ

management, (executive) staff, leaders, leadership, top brass, upper echelons

本部, ほんぶ

headquarters, head office, main office

一部, いちぶ

one part, one portion, one section, some, one copy (e.g. of a document)

部分, ぶぶん

portion, section, part

部長, ぶちょう

head (chief, director) of a section or department, head of a (school) club, head of a (school) team

部門, ぶもん

division (of a larger group), branch, field, class (subclass), group, category, department

部隊, ぶたい

force, unit, corps, echelon, element

部屋, へや

room, sumo stable

内部, ないぶ

interior, inside, internal


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