half; “semi-“

half; “semi-“; incomplete; (after a number) and a half
S: 半
T: 半
Pinyin: bàn

MW: n/a

SAMPLE SENTENCES:
我七点半会在那里.
Wǒ qī diǎn bàn huì zài nàlǐ.
I’ll be there at 7:30.
这座房子有半英亩草坪.
Zhè zuò fángzi yǒu bàn yīngmǔ cǎopíng.
The house has half an acre of lawn.
登山队员在半山腰扎营.
Dēngshān duìyuán zài bàn shānyāo zāyíng.
The climbers made camp half-way up the peak.
她一斧头把木块劈成两半.
Tā yī fǔtóu bǎ mù kuài pī chéng liǎng bàn.
She chopped the block of wood in two with a single blow.
我们一般在四点半喝下午茶.
Wǒmen yī bān zài sì diǎn bàn hē xiàwǔ chá.
We usually have tea at half-past four.
光一秒钟能够环绕地球七圈半.
Guāngyī miǎo zhōng nénggòu huánrào dìqiú qī quān bàn.
Light travels around the earth seven and a half times a second.

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