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ベン/BEN/    ヘン/HEN/    わきま.える/wakima.eru/    わ.ける/wa.keru/    はなびら/hanabira/    あらそ.う/araso.u/BEN/ベン/    HEN/ヘン/    wakima.eru/わきま.える/    wa.keru/わ.ける/    hanabira/はなびら/    araso.u/あらそ.う/

valve;  petal;  braid;  speech;  dialect;  discrimination;  dispose of;  distinguish Frenchéloquence;  valve;  pétale;  tresse;  dialecte;  discernement;  résoudre;  distinguer Portugueseválvula;  petala;  trança;  discurso;  dialeto;  discriminação;  livrar-se de;  distinguir Spanishdiscurso;  dialecto;  distinguir;  identificar;  reembolsar;  pétalo

Radical: (two hands).   Strokes: 5画.   Elements: 厶廾.   Variants: .   Pinyin: biàn.   Hangul:  [byeon]  [ban].   Nanori: be.

Jōyō Kanji 5th Grade.   JLPT N1.

Example compounds:
ベンBENきょうべんkyōben】insisting (unreasonably); obstinate insistence
安全あんぜんべんanzenben】safety valve
かんべんkanben】pardon; forgiveness; forbearance
わきまえるwakimaeruえるわきまえるwakimaeru】to know (right from wrong); to discern; to discriminate; to understand; to bear in mind
Codepoints and classification codes:
42-59JIS X 0208
2344.0Four Corner
2755De Roo
Dictionary indices:
846Classic Nelson
1663The New Nelson Character Dictionary by A. Nelson
2004New Japanese-English Character Dictionary by J. Halpern
1264Kanji Learner's Dictionary by J. Halpern
742Remembering the Kanji by J. Heisig
793A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage (Gakken)
275Japanese Names by P.G. O'Neill
513Essential Kanji by P.G. O'Neill
9588Daikanwajiten 「大漢和辞典」 by T. Morohashi vol. 4 p. 664
786A Guide to Remembering Japanese Characters by K.G. Henshall
711Kanji & Kana by Spahn and Hadamitzky
715Guide to Reading & Writing Japanese (H) by F. Sakade
1265Kanji Flashcards by M. Hodges and T. Okazaki
807Guide to Reading & Writing Japanese: Third Edition 3rd edition by Henshall
654Tuttle Kanji Cards by A. Kask
1116Kanji in Context by Nishiguchi and Kono
262Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
750Y. Maniette's French adaptation of Heisig


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