半 means 'half'

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Strokes : 5    Frequency: 250   JLPT: N5    Usefulness: 1    Challenge set: 4    Grade: 2   Intermediate lesson: 4    Beginner lesson: 15   Begins 260 words   Used in 378 words   Used in 569 names   Component in 8 kanji (3 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
   なか half
⿱   () eight  ⿻   two   stick  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 半 is used 21 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 半 is used 364 times, read 2 ways (with 3 variations).
ハン : 343 words FIND ALL
adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi), noun
ハン (read as ばん) : 7 words FIND ALL
three-stroke alarm
ハン (read as ぱん) : 2 words FIND ALL
half; part
なか : 11 words FIND ALL
adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi), noun, noun (suffix)
middle; half; semi; halfway; partly
は: 1 word. FIND ALL
1. wide-mouthed ceramic vessel having a small hole in its spherical base (into which bamboo was probably inserted to pour liquids)  (esp. 𤭯)
2. teapot-like object made typically of lacquerware and used to pour hot and cold liquids  (see also: 半挿)
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Henshall: 214 (originally: 195)  Joy o' Kanji : 195  Key to Kanji: 872 

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ハン   なか half   
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ニ   ふた    ふた two   
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