Chinese Word Entry

分光
Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄈㄣ ㄍㄨㄤ
Mandarin (Pinyin): fēn guāng
Cantonese (Jyutping): fan1 gwong1
Definition: diffraction (of light)

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Chinese characters used in this word

part, minute of time, segment, share, degree, one's lot, duty, understand, know, rate, 1%, chances, shaku/100, divide, small unit of time etc.
Readings
Mandarin: ㄈㄣ (fēn), ㄈㄣˋ (fèn), ㄈㄣˊ (fén), ㄅㄢˋ (bàn)
Cantonese: fan1, fan6
Japanese: ブン (bun)、 フン (fun)、 ブ (bu) / わ.ける (wakeru)、 わ.け (wake)、 わ.かれる (wakareru)、 わ.かる (wakaru)、 わ.かつ (wakatsu)
Korean: 분 (bun)
Vietnamese: phân, phận
Variants
Semantic variant form:

ray, light, brilliant, shine, only
Readings
Mandarin: ㄍㄨㄤ (guāng), ㄍㄨㄤˋ (guàng)
Cantonese: gwong1
Japanese: コウ (kou) / ひか.る (hikaru)、 ひかり (hikari)
Korean: 광 (gwang)
Vietnamese: quang