TAKOBOTO

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中途半端
Readings
ちゅうとはんぱ
chuutohanpa
Meanings
NA-adjective/adjectival noun (keiyodoshi)
Noun (futsuumeishi)
May take the particle 'no'
halfway, half measures, unfinished, incomplete, by halves, half-baked, half-cockedUnvollendetheit, Halbheiten

Kanji
ON: チュウKUN: なか, うち, あた.る
in, inside, middle, mean, center

ON: KUN: みち
route, way, road

ON: ハンKUN: なか.ば
half, middle, odd number, semi-, part-

ON: タンKUN: はし, は, はた, -ばた, はな
edge, origin, end, point, border, verge, cape

Example sentences
仕事を中途半端にするな。Parts: 仕事 (しごと), 中途半端 (ちゅうとはんぱ)Ne laisse pas ton travail à moitié fait.
Don't leave your work half done.

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