Definition of 半

  • half
  • middle
  • odd number
  • semi-
  • part-

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ハン
  • なか

Popular Words With This Kanji

時半, じはん

about an hour, short time, half past (the hour)

半, はん

half, semi-, half-past, odd number, unit of land area (595.8 m^2)

後半, こうはん

second half, latter half

前半, ぜんはん, ぜんぱん

first half

半分, はんぶん

half

大半, たいはん

majority, mostly, generally

朝鮮半島, ちょうせんはんとう

Korean peninsula

半数, はんすう

half the number, haploid

過半数, かはんすう

majority

半年, はんとし, はんねん

half year


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