to divide; to separate / to distribute; to allocate / to distinguish (good and bad) / (bound form) branch of (an organization); sub- (as in 分局[fen1 ju2]) / fraction / one tenth (of certain units) / unit of length equivalent to 0.33 cm / minute (unit of time) / minute (angular measurement unit) / a point (in sports or games) / 0.01 yuan (unit of money)
Symbol for this character: A stopwatch (from the meaning "minute"). Frankenstein's monster participates in the annual championship of chopping eightballs in front of the encampment. Using a cleaver, he chops as many eightballs as he can in one minute.
to call together / to summon / to convene / temple or monastery (used in place names in Inner Mongolia)
Mnemonic symbol: an intercom to call everyone together. James II of England (zh) prepares a few mandarins (口) for everyone in the aorta's bathroom (ao4) by cutting them with a cleaver (刀). As he is finished he calls everyone together (召) over the intercom (召) to come over and fetch a piece.