別 means 'separated'

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Strokes : 7    Frequency: 219   JLPT: N4    Ring: 3    Set: 4    Grade: 4   Intermediate lesson: 10    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 142 words   Used in 478 words   Used in 1632 names   Component in 1 kanji (0 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
   わかれる to be separated
Kun   ける
Name    べっ
⿰  ⿱   mouth   wrap   () sword  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 別 is used 24 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
Across all words in Japanese, 別 is used 466 times, read 3 ways (with 1 variation).
ベツ : 369 words FIND ALL
ベツ (read as べっ) : 62 words FIND ALL
holiday house; villa
わかれる : 31 words FIND ALL
parting; separation; farewell; (lateral) branch; fork; offshoot; division; section
ける : 4 words FIND ALL
ichidan verb, transitive verb
1. to divide (into); to split (into); to part; to separate; to divide up; to classify; to sort out; to divide out
2. to share; to distribute; to deal out; to dish out
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Henshall: 607 (originally: 579)  Joy o' Kanji : 579  Key to Kanji: 944 

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ベツ   separated   わかれる to be separated   
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コウ   ク   くち mouth   
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トウ   かたな sword   
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