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[はん()]
han
noun, adverbial noun, noun, used as a suffix, noun, used as a prefix

English Meaning(s) for 半

noun, adverbial noun, noun, used as a suffix, noun, used as a prefix
  1. half; semi-

Definition and Synonyms for 半

One-Half one of two equal parts of a divisible whole
Synonyms: ハーフ, 一半, 二分の一, , 半ば, 半分, 半分, 半数, 半面, 半額
Half one of two divisions into which some games or performances are divided: the two divisions are separated by an interval
Synonyms: ハーフ, , 半分, 半分

Meanings for each kanji in 半

half; middle; odd number; semi-; part- Kanji Details »

Categories 半 is a member of

Part one of the portions into which something is regarded as divided and which together constitute a whole
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Common Fraction the quotient of two integers
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Sample Sentences for 半

I bought half a dozen eggs.
The school is a half-mile walk from my house.
He is half as old again as she is.
Three and a half hours have passed since he left.
The clock struck half past 12.

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