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
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半 / related names

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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:
nakaba
Katakana:
ナカバ

Kanji:
Meaning:
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.
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:
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:
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:
hangoro
Katakana:
ハンゴロウ

Kanji:
半五郎
Meaning:
  • Half
  • Five, The fifth. Kanji to represent the number 5 (five). One more number than four.
  • Male. Men. Young men. A word that refers broadly to boys. A retainer.
Name:
hanzaemon
Katakana:
ハンザエモン

Kanji:
半左衛門
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.
  • Protect. Go around.
  • Gate. A doorway. A clan. A place to receive teachings. A companion who shares a teacher. A major classification of things.
Name:
hanzaburo
Katakana:
ハンザブロウ

Kanji:
半三郎
Meaning:
  • Half
  • Three. The third. Kanji to represent the number 3 (three).Again. Again and again. Many times.
  • Male. Men. Young men. A word that refers broadly to boys. A retainer.
Name:
hanshichi
Katakana:
ハンシチ

Kanji:
半七
Meaning:
  • Half
  • Seven. Seventh. Kanji character for the number 7 (seven). Many times.
Name:
hanjiro
Katakana:
ハンジロウ

Kanji:
半次郎
Meaning:
  • Half
  • Next. Second. Second place. Middle. Order. A word expressing rank or order. An inn where you stay on a journey. A place to camp.
  • Male. Men. Young men. A word that refers broadly to boys. A retainer.
Name:
hanji
Katakana:
ハンジ

Kanji:
半次
Meaning:
  • Half
  • Next. Second. Second place. Middle. Order. A word expressing rank or order. An inn where you stay on a journey. A place to camp.
Name:
hanji
Katakana:
ハンジ

Kanji:
半治
Meaning:
  • Half
  • Govern. Manage. Quell. Judge. Correct. To adjust. To cure illness or injury. To treat. To compare. To help. To flourish.
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:
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:
hanzo
Katakana:
ハンゾウ

Kanji:
半造
Meaning:
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:
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:
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.

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