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The Chinese word ban - 半 - bàn
(half in Chinese)







Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

bàn

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English translations

half, partly, halfway

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Chinese characters  ( ban / bàn ) with pronunciation (English translation: half )
The traditional Chinese characters of bàn are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.
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peninsula  |  radius
半 ( ban / bàn ) belongs to the 500 most common Chinese characters (rank 353)
Chinese example words containing the character 半 ( ban / bàn )
阿拉伯半岛 ( Ālābó Bàndăo = Arabia ), 巴尔干半岛 ( Bāĕrgān bàndăo = Balkan ), 半天 ( bàntiān = half of the day ), 半夜 ( bànyè = midnight ),
Other characters that are pronounced bàn in Chinese
More words that mean partly in Chinese
bùfèn ( 部分 )

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