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num./adj. half; middle; very little
Other meanings
[bàn]   adv. partially, partly, half
    ten (for )
    dot stroke; dot radical (is not an independent character) (for )
'半' is part of the following simplified words:
 伴 判 半 叛 拌 泮 畔 眫 绊 胖 衅 袢
'半' is part of the following traditional words:
 伴 判 半 叛 拌 泮 畔 眫 絆 胖 袢
Simplified stroke orders are based on the 'Standard of National Commonly-used Mandarin Chinese Characters (现代汉语通用字笔顺规范)', issued by the China National Language and Character Working Committee (国家语言文字工作委员会) on April 7th 1997. Traditional stroke orders are based on information issued by the Taiwan Ministry of Education.
bàn yè
n. midnight, in the middle of the night
bàn tiān
n. half of the day; long time
yí bàn
n. half
bàn jià
n. half price
yì xīng bàn diǎnr
phr. a very small amount, just a little