Definition of 別

  • separate
  • branch off
  • diverge
  • fork
  • another
  • extra
  • specially

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ベツ
  • わかれる
  • ける

Popular Words With This Kanji

特別, とくべつ

special

分け, 別け, わけ

sharing, division, draw, tie

別, べつ

distinction, difference, different, another, particular, separate, extra, exception

告別, こくべつ

farewell, leave-taking

分ける, 別ける, わける

to divide (into), to split (into), to part, to separate, to divide up, to classify, to sort out, to divide out, to share, to distribute, to deal out, to dish out, to distinguish, to discriminate, to differentiate (between), to break up (a fight), to mediate, to call a draw, to tie, to push one's way through (a crowd), to sell

差別, さべつ

discrimination, distinction, differentiation

個別, こべつ

particular case, discrete, individual, separate

別に, べつに

(not) particularly, nothing, separately, apart

区別, 區別, くべつ

distinction, differentiation, classification

区別, 區別, くべつ

distinction, differentiation, classification


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