半 / Japanese Kanji Meanings & Readings

What does 半 mean?

Half

How to read 半?

Kunyomi... なかば/nakaba

Onyomi... ハン/han

jinmeikun... naka, nakarai,

* There are two typical ways of reading kanji, kun-yomi and on-yomi. In addition, there is a reading system called "jinmei kun" which is used only for names.

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type common-use kanji
unicode 534A

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半 / related names

gender:

gender:

Name:
hanzo
Katakana:
ハンゾウ

Kanji:
半蔵
Meaning:
  • Half
  • Warehouse. To store away. In Buddhism, something that encloses everything.
Name:
hanza
Katakana:
ハンザ

Kanji:
半左
Meaning:
  • Half
  • Left. Left side. To go to the left. Sign. Testimony. To have a radical thought. Low. Lower. To move down. To keep away from.
Name:
hanroku
Katakana:
ハンロク

Kanji:
半六
Meaning:
  • Half
  • Six. Sixth. Kanji character for the number 6 (six). A number that is one more than five.
Name:
hanya
Katakana:
ハンヤ

Kanji:
半彌
Meaning:
  • Half
  • It's been a long time. Distant. Extensive, pervasive. Passing time. Big. To mend. To sew. To put away. To stop. To finish. Finally. More and more. Further.
Name:
hanya
Katakana:
ハンヤ

Kanji:
半弥
Meaning:
  • Half
  • It's been a long time. Distant. Extensive, pervasive. Passing time. Big. To mend. To sew. To put away. To stop. To finish. Finally. More and more. Further.
Name:
hampei
Katakana:
ハンペイ

Kanji:
半平
Meaning:
  • Half
  • Flat. Without height, unevenness, or slope. A uniform and unchanging appearance. Equal. Calm. Gentle. An unchanging appearance. To divide. Settled. Normal. Usually. Everyday.
Name:
hambei
Katakana:
ハンベイ

Kanji:
半平
Meaning:
  • Half
  • Flat. Without height, unevenness, or slope. A uniform and unchanging appearance. Equal. Calm. Gentle. An unchanging appearance. To divide. Settled. Normal. Usually. Everyday.
Name:
hanhei
Katakana:
ハンヘイ

Kanji:
半平
Meaning:
  • Half
  • Flat. Without height, unevenness, or slope. A uniform and unchanging appearance. Equal. Calm. Gentle. An unchanging appearance. To divide. Settled. Normal. Usually. Everyday.
Name:
hannosuke
Katakana:
ハンノスケ

Kanji:
半之助
Meaning:
  • Half
  • Go. A word that refers to a person, thing, or thing. A word denoting a subject or modification.
  • Help. To lend help. To get out of a dangerous situation. To save.
Name:
hantaro
Katakana:
ハンタロウ

Kanji:
半太郎
Meaning:
  • Half
  • Abundantly large. Large in circumference. Thick. Flabby. Very. A word used to refer to a person of high rank or status.
  • Male. Men. Young men. A word that refers broadly to boys. A retainer.
Name:
hansuke
Katakana:
ハンスケ

Kanji:
半助
Meaning:
  • Half
  • Help. To lend help. To get out of a dangerous situation. To save.
Name:
hanna
Katakana:
ハンナ

Kanji:
半那
Meaning:
  • Half
  • Question/antonyms auxiliary characters
Name:
hanta
Katakana:
ハンタ

Kanji:
半太
Meaning:
  • Half
  • Abundantly large. Large in circumference. Thick. Flabby. Very. A word used to refer to a person of high rank or status.
Name:
hanna
Katakana:
ハンナ

Kanji:
半菜
Meaning:
  • Half
  • Vegetable. A general term for vegetables whose leaves, stems, roots, and other parts are eaten. Side dish.
Name:
hanna
Katakana:
ハンナ

Kanji:
半奈
Meaning:
  • Half
  • Red apple. The name of a fruit tree called "kara-nashi. A word expressing a question or antonym.
Name:
hanjuro
Katakana:
ハンジュウロウ

Kanji:
半十郎
Meaning:
  • Half
  • Ten. Kanji character for the number 10 (ten). The next number after nine. A large number. A number of things. A shape in which lines intersect vertically and horizontally.
  • Male. Men. Young men. A word that refers broadly to boys. A retainer.
Name:
hanzo
Katakana:
ハンゾウ

Kanji:
半造
Meaning:
Name:
hanzo
Katakana:
ハンゾウ

Kanji:
半三
Meaning:
  • Half
  • Three. The third. Kanji to represent the number 3 (three).Again. Again and again. Many times.
Name:
hansuke
Katakana:
ハンスケ

Kanji:
半介
Meaning:
  • Half
  • Help. A person who helps. To be near, to accompany. to take care of. To intercede. To make friends with. to separate. to separate. to be firm. To protect tightly. Something that covers the outside to protect oneself. boundary. border.
Name:
hanji
Katakana:
ハンジ

Kanji:
半二
Meaning:
  • Half
  • Two, The second. Kanji character for the number 2 (two).The next. Again. Another. Different.

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