半天

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Mandarin[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin bàntiān
Zhuyin ㄅㄢˋ ㄊㄧㄢ
IPA (key) /pa̠n⁵¹ tʰi̯ɛn⁵⁵/
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Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing, erhua-ed)
Pinyin bàntiānr
Zhuyin ㄅㄢˋ ㄊㄧㄢㄦ
IPA (key) /pa̠n⁵¹ tʰjɑɻ⁵⁵/

Noun[edit]

半天 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin bàntiān)

  1. (Beginning Mandarin) half of the day
  2. (Beginning Mandarin) a long time; quite a while; for a while

Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]


Min Nan[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ puã˥˧tʰĩ˥˥ ]

Noun[edit]

半天 (traditional and simplified, POJ pòaⁿ-thiⁿ)

  1. half of the day

Usage notes[edit]

References[edit]

  • "半天" (in Taiwanese/English), On-line Taiwanese/Mandarin Dictionary (台文/華文線頂辭典). URL accessed on 2011-01-30.