Definition of 大半 (たいはん)

たいはん

大半

たいはん

taihan

noun, no-adjective
1.
majority, more than half, most (of)
adverbial noun
2.
mostly, largely, mainly, predominately, nearly
Related Kanji
large, big
half, middle, odd number, semi-, part-
Example sentences(showing 1-20 of 32 results)

いちにち
一日
たいはん
大半
どくしょ
読書
I spent the best part of the day in reading

わた
私の
けん
意見
たいはん
大半
がくせい
学生
けん
意見
こと
異なる
My opinion differs from most of the other students in my class

I fear this work will take up most of my time

おお
大手
ぎんこう
銀行
たいはん
大半
せい
制度
どうにゅ
導入
The majority of big banks are introducing this system

わた
私の
かんじゃ
患者
たいはん
大半
こうがい
郊外
The majority of my patients come to me from out of town

よる
たいはん
大半
わた
私たち
きゅうか
休暇
We spent most of the evening talking about our vacation

かれ
彼の
ごと
仕事の
たいはん
大半
都市部
しゅうちゅう
集中
The bulk of his work is in the urban area

My daughter lost almost all the coins she had collected

ちち
ぞうしょ
蔵書
おも
主に
ろんそう
論争
しんがく
神学
ほん
たいはん
大半
My father's little library consisted chiefly of books on polemic divinity, most of which I read

ようじん
用心
ゆう
勇気
たいはん
大半
Discretion is the better part of valor

かれ
じんせい
人生
たいはん
大半
がいこく
外国
He lived abroad for much of his life

しんちょ
慎重
ゆう
勇気
たいはん
大半
Discretion is the better part of valor

なつ
たいはん
大半
わた
I was in London most of the summer

がくせい
学生
たいはん
大半
真面目
The students are for the most part diligent

ろうどうしゃ
労働者
たいはん
大半
くみあい
組合
Most workers belong to unions

うみ
たいはん
大半
せいぶつ
生物
せん
汚染
あくえいきょ
悪影響
Most creatures in the sea are affected by pollution

John took the lion's share of the lottery winnings; he claimed it was his idea to buy the ticket in the first place

わた
私の
いっしょ
一生
たいはん
大半
The better half of my life is gone

Almost all my records were imported from Germany

Most people killed by smoking were not heavy smokers
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