Die Übersetzung von "half" - Englisch-Wörterbuch Malaysian


noun /haːf/ (plural halves /haːvz/)

one of two equal parts of anything

He tried to stick the two halves together again
half a kilo of sugar
a kilo and a half of sugar
one and a half kilos of sugar.

one of two equal parts of a game (eg in football, hockey) usually with a break between them

separuh masa pertama
Rangers scored three goals in the first half.

a half-dozen
a half-kilo of tea.
halve /haːv/ verb

to divide (something) into two equal parts

memotong setengah
He halved the apple.

to make half as great as before; to reduce by half

mengurangkan separuh
By going away early in the year, we nearly halved the cost of our holiday.
half-and-half adverb, adjective

in equal parts

We can split the costs between us half-and-half.
halfback noun

in football, hockey etc, (a player in) a position directly behind the forwards.

pemain barisan tengah
half board noun

(British) an arrangement in which the price you pay for a room in a hotel includes breakfast and an evening meal.

penginapan termasuk sarapan dan makan malam
half-brother noun ( half-sister)

a brother or sister by one parent only

adik-beradik tiri
My father has been married twice, and I have two half-brothers.
half-caste noun

an offensive word for a person whose father and mother are of different races, especially white and black.

half-hearted adjective

not eager; done without enthusiasm

separuh hati
a half-hearted cheer/attempt.
half-heartedly adverb

dengan separuh hati
I feel that he approached the task somewhat half-heartedly.
half-heartedness noun

sifat yang separuh hati
half-holiday noun

a part of a day (usually the afternoon) during which no work is done

separuh hari cuti
the school-children were given a half-holiday to celebrate the football team’s success.
half-hourly adjective, adverb

done etc every half-hour

setiap setengah jam
The trains depart at half-hourly intervals
The buses to town run half-hourly.
half-term noun

(the period when students are given) a holiday about the middle of a term

separuh penggal
We get a week’s holiday at half-term
(also adjective) a half-term holiday.
half-time noun

a short rest between two halves of a game (of football etc)

separuh masa
The players got a talk from the manager at half-time.
half-way adjective, adverb

of or at a point equally far from the beginning and the end

separuh perjalanan
We have reached the half-way point
We are half-way through the work now.
half-wit noun

a fool or idiot

That boy is a complete half-wit.
half-witted adjective

foolish or idiotic

a half-witted remark.
half-yearly adjective, adverb

done etc every six months

setengah tahun
a half-yearly report
We balance our accounts half-yearly.
at half mast

(of flags) flying at a position half-way up a mast etc to show that someone of importance has died

separuh tiang
The flags are (flying) at half mast.
by half

by a long way

He’s too clever by half.
do things by halves

to do things in an incomplete way

separuh jalan
He never does things by halves.
go halves with

to share the cost with

I went halves with Ian to pay for the taxi.
half past three/four/seven etc (also half after three)

at thirty minutes past the hour stated

setengah jam
I’m leaving at half past six.
in half

in(to) two equal parts

He cut the cake in half
My pencil broke in half.
not half

a slang expression for very much

’Are you enjoying yourself?’ ’Not half!’

(Die Übersetzung von "half" von PASSWORT Englisch-Wörterbuch Malaysian © 2015 K Dictionaries Ltd)