過半

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Chinese[edit]

 
to cross; to go over; (experienced action marker); to pass; to celebrate; to live; to get along; excessively; too-
 
half; semi-; incomplete; (after a number) and a half
trad. (過半)
simp. (过半)

Pronunciation[edit]


Verb[edit]

過半

  1. (literary) to pass the halfway point

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 5
はん
Grade: 2
on’yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

過半 (hiragana かはん, rōmaji kahan)

  1. greater half; more than half; majority
    • 森鷗外, 高瀬舟
      高瀬舟 (たかせぶね) ()罪人 (ざいにん) () (はん)は、いわゆる心得違 (こころえちが)いのために、 (おも)わぬ (とが) (おか)した (ひと)であった。
      Takasebune ni noru zainin no kahan wa, iwayuru kokoroechigai no tame ni, omowanu toga o okashita hito deatta.
      The majority of the criminals who rode Takase-bune were people who unwittingly committed crimes due to what we call misunderstandings.