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noun, noun, used as a suffix, adverb

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Root Words:

[なか() + ば]
naka + ba

English Meaning(s) for 半ば

noun, noun, used as a suffix
  1. middle; halfway; midway
  1. half (of); one half
  1. half (e.g. done, jokingly); partly; in part; partially
  2. mostly; almost; nearly

Definition and Synonyms for 半ば

Half partially or to the extent of a half
Synonyms: 一部分, 半ば, 半分, 半分
Middle an intermediate part or section
Synonyms: ミドル, 中ほど, 中位, 中位, 中葉, 中部, 中間, 中間, 中頃, 半ば, 真中, 真ん中
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
Middle time between the beginning and the end of a temporal period
Synonyms: 中ほど, 中葉, 中間, 中間, 中頃, 半ば, 直中, 真中, 真ん中, 真っ只中

Meanings for each kanji in 半ば

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

Categories 半ば 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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Point an instant of time
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 半ば

Sample Sentences for 半ば

Life is half spent before we know what it is.
Literature flourishes best when it is half a trade and half an art.
There's many a slip between the cup and the lip.
By then Tony was in his middle sixties and still able to work hard, but he had a brand-new truck now, a new mower, a lot of other equipment and three people helping him.
The first prohibition of slavery was in the mid-nineteenth century.

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