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noun, noun, used as a prefix, noun, used as a suffix

English Meaning(s) for 半

noun, noun, used as a prefix
  1. half; semi-
noun, noun, used as a suffix
  1. half-past
  1. odd number
  2. unit of land area (595.8 m^2)

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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Stroke Order Diagrams for 半

Sample Sentences for 半

He has half again as many books as I do.
Three and a half hours have passed since he left.
The exam was two and a half hours long.
I have been waiting for an hour and a half.
Only after a century and a half of confusion was the royal authority restored.

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