Meaning of 半

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Pinyin: bàn
English Definition: half; semi-; incomplete; (after a number) and a half
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Total strokes: 5; Radical:
Ideographic: A cow splitting wood in half
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Example Words
一半 bàn half
上半年 shàng bàn nián first half (of a year)
大半 bàn more than half; greater part; most; probably; most likely
下半年 xià bàn nián second half of the year
多半 duō bàn most; mostly; most likely
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