TAKOBOTO

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約半分
Readings
やくはんぶん
yakuhanbun
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
approximately halfà peu près la moitiéetwa die Hälfte

Kanji
ON: ヤクKUN: つづ.まる, つづ.める, つづま.やか
promise, approximately, shrink

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

ON: ブン, フン, ブKUN: わ.ける, わ.け, わ.かれる, わ.かる, わ.かつ
part, chances, 1%, rate, know, understand, duty, one's lot, degree, share, segment, minute of time, shaku/100

Example sentences
イタリアの人口は、日本の人口の約半分だ。Parts: 伊太利 (イタリア), 人口 (じんこう), 日本 (にほん), 人口 (じんこう), 約半分 (やくはんぶん)The population of Italy is about half as large as that of Japan.

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