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Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 別 (betsu)

Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 別 (betsu)

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MEANING:

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

HOW TO READ:

On: betsu
Kun: waka.reru, wa.keru

WORDS:

別 (betsu): different, another
別れ (wakare): parting, farewell
別に (betsu ni): (not) particularly
別れる (wakareru): to separate
特別 (tokubetsu): special
分別 (funbetsu): discrimination
別段 (betsudan): particular, special
別室 (besshitsu): separate room
格別 (kakubetsu): exceptional
差別 (sabetsu): discrimination
別々 (betsubetsu): separately
選別 (senbetsu): selection
別人 (betsujin): different person
別種 (besshu): another kind
別居 (bekkyo): living apart
告別 (kokubetsu): farewell
別物 (betsumono): another thing
性別 (seibetsu): gender
別個 (bekko): another, different
別荘 (bessou): holiday house, villa
別棟 (bettou): separate building
別邸 (bettei): detached residence
別れ目 (wakareme): turning point
無分別 (mufunbetsu): indiscretion


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EXAMPLE SENTENCES:

彼はまるで別人のようだ。
kare wa marude betsujin no you da.
He’s like a different man.

私は別に彼女と議論しようとは思わない。
watashi wa betsu ni kanojo to giron shi you towa omowanai.
I don’t attempt to argue with her.

何年か前に、二人は、別れたのです。
nannenka mae ni, futari wa, wakareta no desu.
They separated a few years ago.

私は、自分が別の世界に迷いこんだような気がした。
watashi wa, jibun ga betsu no sekai ni mayoikonda you na ki ga shita.
I felt I had strayed into another world.

特別に、気になったものは、何もありませんでしたか?
tokubetsu ni, ki ni natta mono wa, nanimo arimasen deshita ka.
Did nothing strike you as peculiar?

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