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Noun (futsuumeishi)
noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru
ramification, branchVerzweigung, Verästelung

ON: KUN: えだ
bough, branch, twig, limb, counter for branches

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

Example sentences
平野を横切って水路が枝分かれしている。Parts: 平野 (へいや), 横切る (よこぎる), 水路 (すいろ), 枝分かれ (えだわかれ)The waterways ramify across the plain.
The waterways branch out across the plain.

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