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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY
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English - Etymology

From Middle English, from Old English _healf_ (“half”); as a noun, 'half', 'side', 'part', from Proto-Germanic _*halbaz_; akin to Old Saxon, Old Frisian, and Dutch _half_, West Frisian _heal_, German _halb_, Swedish _halv_, Danish _halv_, Icelandic _hálfur_ and Gothic

From Middle English, from Old English healf (half); as a noun, 'half', 'side', 'part', from Proto-Germanic *halbaz; akin to Old Saxon, Old Frisian, and Dutch half, West Frisian heal, German halb, Swedish halv, Danish halv, Icelandic hálfur and Gothic

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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English - Pronunciation

* (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /hɑːf/ Rhymes: -ɑːf * (General American, Canada) IPA(key): /hæf/ * (Ireland, Wales) IPA(key): /haf/ Rhymes: -æf

Rhymes: -ɑːf
Rhymes: -æf

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ADJECTIVE
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English - Adjective

HALF (_not comparable_) * Consisting of a moiety, or half (1/2, 50%). _a HALF bushel_; _a HALF hour_; _a HALF dollar_; _a HALF view_ * Consisting of some indefinite portion resembling a half; approximately a half, whether more or less; partial; imperfect. _a HALF dream_; _HALF knowledge_ * Alfred Tennyson: Assumed from thence a HALF consent. * (of a sibling) Having one parent (rather than two) in common. A _half brother_ or _half sister_ * (rare, of a relative other than a sibling) Related through one common grandparent or ancestor rather than two. A _half uncle_ or _half aunt_ or _half cousin_ * (UK, time) Half an hour after the time given; half past. _We went to bed at HALF ten._ USAGE NOTES * (consisting of a moiety, or half): The adjective and noun are often united to form a compound. SYNONYMS * (consisting of a moiety, or half): hemi-, semi-, demi- DERIVED TERMS TRANSLATIONS

half (not comparable)

  1. Consisting of a moiety, or half (1/2, 50%).
    a half bushel; a half hour; a half dollar; a half view
  2. Consisting of some indefinite portion resembling a half; approximately a half, whether more or less; partial; imperfect.
    a half dream; half knowledge
  3. (of a sibling) Having one parent (rather than two) in common.
    A half brother or half sister
  4. (rare, of a relative other than a sibling) Related through one common grandparent or ancestor rather than two.
    A half uncle or half aunt or half cousin
  5. (UK, time) Half an hour after the time given; half past.
    We went to bed at half ten.

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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ADVERB
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English - Adverb

HALF (_not comparable_) * In two equal parts or to an equal degree; in some part approximating a half; partially; imperfectly _HALF-colored_; _HALF done_; _HALF-hearted_; _HALF persuaded_; _HALF conscious_ * John Dryden: HALF loth and HALF consenting. * _Nehemiah 13:24_: Their children spoke HALF in the speech of Ashdod. TRANSLATIONS

half (not comparable)

  1. In two equal parts or to an equal degree; in some part approximating a half; partially; imperfectly
    half-colored; half done; half-hearted; half persuaded; half conscious

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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - NOUN
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English - Noun

HALF (_plural_ HALVES) * One of two usually roughly equal parts into which anything may be divided, or considered as divided; — sometimes followed by of; as, a HALF of an apple. _You don't know the HALF of it._ * (Can we date this quote?), John Milton: Not HALF his riches known, and yet despised. * (Can we date this quote?), Alfred Tennyson: A friendship so complete Portioned in HALVES between us * (sports) One of the two opposite parts of the playing field of various sports, in which each starts the game. * Half of a standard measure; frequently used (UK) for half a pint of beer or cider. * 1968 (UK), John Braine, _The Crying Game_, Houghton Mifflin, p. 11, He came back with a pint of Guinness for me and a HALF of bitter for Wendy. * 1974 (UK), James Herriot, _All Things Bright and Beautiful_, St. Martin's Press, ISBN 0312020309, I accepted a HALF of bitter from him. * 2006 (UK), Bill Appleton, _Wide Boy_, Pegasus Elliot Mackenzie, ISBN 1843862530, p. 168, I went to the bar where I bought a pint and two large brandies. ... "Not brandy," she replied, "but I could use a long drink - maybe a HALF of lager." * (preceded by “a” or a number) The fraction obtained by dividing 1 by 2. _Three-quarters minus a quarter is a HALF._ * (obsolete) part; side; behalf * (Can we date this quote?), Wyclif * (Can we date this quote?), Geoffrey Chaucer: The four HALVES of the house SYNONYMS * (fraction obtained by dividing 1 by 2): ½ DERIVED TERMS TRANSLATIONS

half (plural halves)

  1. One of two usually roughly equal parts into which anything may be divided, or considered as divided; — sometimes followed by of; as, a half of an apple.
    You don't know the half of it.
    1. (sports) One of the two opposite parts of the playing field of various sports, in which each starts the game.
  2. Half of a standard measure; frequently used (UK) for half a pint of beer or cider.
  3. (preceded by “a” or a number) The fraction obtained by dividing 1 by 2.
    Three-quarters minus a quarter is a half.
  4. (obsolete) part; side; behalf

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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - VERB
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English - Verb

HALF (_third-person singular simple present_ HALVES, _present participle_ HALVING, _simple past and past participle_ HALVED) * (transitive, obsolete) To halve. TRANSLATIONS

half (third-person singular simple present halves, present participle halving, simple past and past participle halved)

  1. (transitive, obsolete) To halve.

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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - PREPOSITION
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English - Preposition

HALF * (UK, Ireland) a half-hour after, thirty minutes after (used with the number of the hour) HALF one — half past one, 1:30

half

  1. (UK, Ireland) a half-hour after, thirty minutes after (used with the number of the hour)
    half onehalf past one, 1:30

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - SEE ALSO
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English - See Also

* half-

  • half-

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English - References

* half in _Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary_, G. & C. Merriam, 1913

Que a categoria em DUTCH - ETYMOLOGY
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Dutch - Etymology

From Middle Dutch _half_, from Old Dutch, from Proto-Germanic _*halbaz_. Compare English _half_, German _halb_, West Frisian _heal_, Danish _halv_.

From Middle Dutch half, from Old Dutch, from Proto-Germanic *halbaz. Compare English half, German halb, West Frisian heal, Danish halv.

Que a categoria em DUTCH - PRONUNCIATION
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Dutch - Pronunciation

* IPA(key): /ɦɑlf/

  • IPA(key): /ɦɑlf/

Que a categoria em DUTCH - ADJECTIVE
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Dutch - Adjective

HALF (_not comparable_) * half * (with numbers) half before the next whole _HALF tien_ HALF past nine (i.e. half an hour before ten) _anderHALF_ one and a HALF (half before two, with _ander_ originally meaning _second_) DECLENSION DERIVED TERMS * anderhalf * halfgod m * halfrond n * halfstok * halfweg * halveren * halverwege * helft

half (not comparable)

  1. half
  2. (with numbers) half before the next whole
    half tien
    half past nine (i.e. half an hour before ten)
    anderhalf
    one and a half (half before two, with ander originally meaning second)

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Que a categoria em GERMAN - VERB
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German - Verb

HALF * Past tense singular of HELFEN.

half

  1. Past tense singular of helfen.


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