One-fifth (五 分 之 一 wǔ fēn zhī yī )

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五 = five. 五 is pronounced wǔ in the third tone.
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分 = part or divide. 分 is pronounced fēn in the first tone.
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之 = zhī means of and is pronounced in the first tone.
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一 = yī means one and is pronounced in the first tone.
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The four words 五 分 之 一 means one part out of five or one-fifth.


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