Meaning and pronunciation of 分

Simplified/traditional character
fēn (fen1)

Definition:

to divide; to separate; to distribute; to allocate; to distinguish (good and bad); part or subdivision; fraction; one tenth (of certain units); unit of length equivalent to 0.33 cm; minute; a point (in sports or games); 0.01 yuan (unit of money);

HSK levels:

1, 3, 4, 5, 6

Components:

  • 八 (bā): eight / separate
  • 刀 (dāo): knife

Characters with the same pronunciation:

Sentences examples with 分:

  • 几分钟?
    Jǐ fēnzhōng?
  • 二十块零五分
    Èrshí kuài líng wǔ fēn
  • 我想休息几分钟。
    Wǒ xiǎng xiūxí jǐ fēnzhōng.
  • 从我家到公司,开车要 20 分钟。
    Cóng wǒjiā dào gōngsī, kāichē yào 20 fēnzhōng.
  • 你还要再等我 10 分钟。
    Nǐ hái yào zài děng wǒ 10 fēnzhōng.

Words containing 分, by HSK level:

HSK level 1 vocabulary list

  • (fēnzhōng) : minute

HSK level 3 vocabulary list

  • (fēn) : to divide; to separate; to allocate; to distinguish (good and bad); part or subdivision; fraction; one tenth (of certain units); unit of length equivalent to 0.33 cm; minute; a point (in sports or games); 0.01 yuan (unit of money)

HSK level 4 vocabulary list

  • (bǎi fēn zhī) : percent;
  • (bùfen) : part; share; section; piece; CL:个
  • (shífēn) : to divide into ten equal parts; very; hundred percent; completely; extremely; utterly; absolutely

HSK level 5 vocabulary list

  • (chéngfèn) : composition; make-up; ingredient; element; component; one's social status; CL:个
  • (chōngfèn) : full; abundant
  • (fēnbié) : to part or leave each other; to distinguish; difference; in different ways; differently; separately or individually
  • (fēnbù) : distributed; to distribute
  • (fēnpèi) : to assign; to allocate; to distribute
  • (fēnshǒu) : to part company; to split up; to break up
  • (fēnxī) : to analyze; analysis; CL:个
  • (guòfèn) : excessive; undue; overly

HSK level 6 vocabulary list

  • (chǔfèn) : to discipline sb; to punish; disciplinary action; to deal with (a matter); CL:个
  • (fēnbiàn) : to distinguish; to differentiate; to resolve; to defend against an accusation; to exculpate
  • (fēncun) : propriety; appropriate behavior; proper speech or action; within the norms
  • (fēnhóng) : a bonus; to award a bonus
  • (fēnjiě) : to resolve; to decompose; to break down
  • (fēnliè) : to split up; to divide; to break up; fission
  • (fēnmì) : secrete
  • (fēnmíng) : clearly demarcated; sharply contoured
  • (fēnqí) : difference (of opinion, position); bifurcation
  • (fēnsàn) : scatter; disperse; distribute
  • (fènliàng) : weight; measure
  • (huàfēn) : to divide
  • (qūfēn) : to differentiate; to find differing aspects
  • (wànfēn) : very much; extremely; one ten thousandth part

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