This week’s #kanji is #判, which is made of its semantic element #りっとう（刂） and its phonetic element of 半. 刂 is a sword, so its original meaning was to cut things apart.
Meaning: to judge, to tell apart, etc.
判決（ハンケツ）: a (judicial) decision, a ruling
判子（ハンこ）: a stamp, a (personal) seal
判定（ハンテイ）: (a) judgment, (a) decision, a finding
判断（ハンダン）: (a) judgment, (a) decision, discretion
判別（ハンベツ）: distinguishing, telling the difference
大判（おおバン）: a large size; a large oval Japanese gold coin
裁判（サイバン）: a trial, a hearing, judgment, a court
審判（シンパン）: refereeing, umpiring; a referee
批判（ヒハン）: (a) criticism, finding fault
評判（ヒョウバン）: talk, rumor; reputation
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