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The Chinese word fen - 分 - fēn
(minute in Chinese)

Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)


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English translations

minute, to divide into parts, to allot, to distinguish, one tenth of something,
to distribute, the smallest Chinese money unit, one tenth, one tenth of

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Chinese characters  ( fen / fēn ) with pronunciation (English translation: minute )
The traditional Chinese characters of fēn are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.

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eight  |  knife
分 ( fen / fēn ) belongs to the 500 most common Chinese characters (rank 105)
Chinese example words containing the character 分 ( fen / fēn )
部分 ( bùfèn = part ), 分辨率 ( fēnbiànlǜ = resolution ), 分别 ( fēnbié = to part ), 分号 ( fēnhào = semicolon ), 分机 ( fēnjī = extension (number) ), 分明 ( fēnmíng = clear ), 分析 ( fēnxī = analysis ), 分钟 ( fēnzhōng = minute ), 分子 ( fēnzĭ = molecule ), 公分 ( gōngfēn = centimeter ), 十分 ( shífēn = very ),
Other characters that are pronounced fēn in Chinese
More words that mean minute in Chinese
fēnzhōng ( 分钟 )

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