Translation of "half" - English-Turkish dictionary

half

noun, determiner uk us /hɑːf/ (plural halves)

A2 [ C, U ] one of two equal parts of something; 1/2;

yarısı
Rice is eaten by half of the world's population.
Cut the lemons into halves.
It'll take half an hour to get there.
Jenny lived in Beijing for a year and a half.
break/cut/split sth in half

B1 to divide something into two equal parts

iki eşit parçaya bölmek
Divide the dough in half and roll it out into two circles.
decrease/increase, etc sth by half

to make something smaller/larger, etc by half its size

yarı yarıya azaltmak/çoğaltmak
The drug reduces the risk of stroke by half.
half past one/two/three, etc mainly UK

A1 30 minutes past one o'clock/two o'clock/three o'clock, etc

bir/iki/üç vb. buçuk
We got back to our hotel at half past seven.
half one/two/three, etc UK informal

A1 30 minutes past one o'clock/two o'clock/three o'clock, etc

bir/iki/üç vb. buçuk
"What time does it start?" "About half six."

(Translation of “half noun, determiner” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)