half

[ haf, hahf ]
/ hæf, hɑf /

noun, plural halves [havz, hahvz] /hævz, hɑvz/.

adjective

adverb

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Idioms for half

Origin of half

before 900; Middle English; Old English h(e)alf; cognate with German Halb, Old Norse halfr, Gothic halbs

grammar notes for half

See well1.
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Other words from half

Related prefixes: bi-, demi-, hemi-, semi-

Word Origin for half

Old English healf; related to Old Norse halfr, Old High German halb, Dutch half
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Idioms and Phrases with half

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