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Learn JLPT N4 Vocabulary: 別 (betsu)

Learn JLPT N4 Vocabulary with Flashcard

Kana: べつ
Kanji: 別
Romaji: betsu

Type: Noun; adj-na

Meaning: distinction; difference; different; another; separate

Example sentences:

誰か別の人間に撃たれたってことか?
dareka betsu no ningen ni utareta tte koto ka.
So that means someone else shot her?

私の心は別の人のものなんです。
watashi no kokoro wa betsu no hito no mono nan desu.
My heart is another’s.


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別 (betsu)

心の中で思っていることと、言うことが別のやつがここにもいる。
kokoro no naka de omotte iru koto to, iu koto ga betsu no yatsu ga koko ni mo iru.
His lips say one thing, while his heart thinks another.

ピーターはへやの別のほうへ歩き去りました。
piitaa wa heya no betsu no hou e arukisarimashita.
Peter walked away to another part of the room.

彼はそんなことを言うつもりはなかった。別の人間がしゃべるのを聞いたかのようだった。
kare wa sonna koto o iu tsumori wa nakatta. betsu no ningen ga shaberu no o kiita ka no you datta.
He had not meant to say that at all, and heard the words as though a stranger had spoken them.

Similar words:

違う (chigau); 異なる (kotonaru)

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 别 (bié); 另外 (lìngwài)
Korean: 차이 (chai); 다른 (daleun)


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