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音読み (おんよみ): カツ

訓読み (くんよみ): わり、わ・る、さ・く

部首 (ぶしゅ):(りっとう

Meaning:
of the kanji itself: proportion, divide, split, cut, separate, split
in usage as a single kanji, or as 割り:  many meanings, see below

Notes:

割・割り

1. Rate, ratio or percentage.  e.g. 3割 can mean 30 %
2. Assignment or role
3.  Profit
4.  Sumo match or matches

Kanji compounds:

分割

ぶんかつ
partition, division, segmentation

割り算

わりざん
division (in mathematics)

割り当て

わりあて
quota

割引

わりびき
discount

“ETC discount for Aqualine commuters #7703” from Flickr member Nemo’s great uncle.  (Click image to enlarge.  Original image is here.)

 

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Kanji originally posted 2009.10.22 8:18

Part or all of English definition is from  KANJIDIC — property of the Electronic Dictionary Research and Development Group, used in conformance with the Group’s licenceDonate to the WWWJDIC project. Stroke order diagrams licensed from Kanji Cafe.
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Written by bunkalearner

2010/05/22 at 8:08 am

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