Chinese (Traditional) translation of “half”
half
noun, pronoun, predeterminer, adjective, adverb
/hɑːf/
/hæf/
› either of the two
equal
or
nearly
equal
parts
that together make up a
whole
一半，半個
"What's half of ninety-six?" "Forty-eight."
「96的一半是多少？」「48。」
Roughly
half (of) the
class
are
Spanish
and the
others
are a
mixture
of
nationalities
.
班上大約有一半是西班牙人，其餘的則來自各個國家。
Cut
the
apple
in half/into
halves
(= into two
equal
parts
).
把這個蘋果切成兩半。
My little
brother
is half as
tall
as me/half my
height
.
我弟弟有我一半高。
half a
dozen
(= six)
eggs
半打雞蛋
Half of me would just like to give it all up and
travel
around the
world
(=
partly
I would like to, but
partly
I would not).
我有點想拋開一切去環遊世界。
She was
born
in the
latter
half of the eighteenth
century
.
她生於18世紀後半葉。
The
recipe
tells
you to use a
pound
and a half of
butter
.
食譜上說要用1.5磅奶油。
Fractions › informal a lot
大量，許多
She
invited
a lot of
people
to the
party
but half of them didn't
turn
up.
她邀請了很多人來參加派對，但許多人都沒有來。
I don't
even
know
where she is half (of) the
time
.
很多情況下我甚至都不知道她在哪裡。
Large in number or quantity half past › Half past a
particular
hour
is 30
minutes
later
than that
hour
…點半
I'll
meet
you at half past nine (= 09.30 or 21.30).
我會在九點半和你碰面。
UK informal I'll
meet
you at half seven (= half past seven).
我會在七點半和你碰面。
Days and times of day › only
partly
部分地，在某種程度上
He
answered
the
door
half
naked
.
他半裸著去開門。
I was half
expecting
to
see
her at the
party
.
我有點期盼在派對上見到她。
I'm half
inclined
to take the
job
just because it's in London.
我有點傾向於接受這份工作只因爲它是在倫敦。
He was being
funny
but I
think
he was half
serious
.
他表現得像在開玩笑，但我認爲他是半當真的。
The bottle's half
empty
.
那個瓶子是半空的。
Incomplete go halves informal › to
divide
the
cost
of something with someone
（與某人）分攤費用
Shall we go
halves
on a
bottle
of
champagne
?
我們合買一瓶香檳好嗎？
I'll go
halves
with you on a
bottle
of
champagne
.
我將和你合買一瓶香檳。
Sharing half and half ›
equal
amounts
of two different things
（兩種東西）數量相等
"Do you use
milk
or
cream
in the
recipe
?" "Half and half."
「你在配方中用的是牛奶還是鮮奶油？」「一半一半。」
Fractions half as much again (US also half again as much) › 50% more of the
existing
number
or
amount
多一半
Addition, subtraction, multiplication and divisionCalculations and calculating