半夜

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Chinese[edit]

 
half; semi-; incomplete
half; semi-; incomplete; (after a number) and a half
night
simp. and trad.
(半夜)
anagram 夜半

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Initial () (1) (36)
Final () (62) (100)
Tone (調) Departing (H) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Closed Open
Division () I III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/puɑnH/ /jiaH/
Pan
Wuyun
/pʷɑnH/ /jiaH/
Shao
Rongfen
/puɑnH/ /iaH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/pwanH/ /jiaH/
Li
Rong
/puɑnH/ /iaH/
Wang
Li
/puɑnH/ /jĭaH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/puɑnH/ /i̯aH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
bàn

Noun[edit]

半夜

  1. midnight
  2. late at night; deep of the night; the middle of the night

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