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Noun (futsuumeishi)
noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru
May take the particle 'no'
divergence (e.g. in a road), ramificationbifurcation, divergence (route)

Computer terminology
forking, jump, multi-dropbranchement par cavalier (jumper)(informatique)диверге́нцияAbzweigung, Gabelung, Bifurkation

ON: ブン, フン, ブKUN: わ.ける, わ.け, わ.かれる, わ.かる, わ.かつ
part, chances, 1%, rate, know, understand, duty, one's lot, degree, share, segment, minute of time, shaku/100

ON: キ, ギ
branch off, fork in road, scene, arena, theater

Example sentences
川は町の3キロ下流で分岐する。Parts: (かわ), (まち), キロ, 下流 (かりゅう), 分岐 (ぶんき)The river branches three kilometers below the town.

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