Chinese Word Entry

頭半天兒

Simplified Chinese form: 头半天儿

Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄊㄡˊ ㄅㄢˋ ㄊㄧㄢ ㄦ˙
Mandarin (Pinyin): tóu bàn tiān r
Cantonese (Jyutping): tau4 bun3 tin1 ji4
Definition: erhua variant of 頭半天〔头半天〕

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Chinese characters used in this word

head, counter for large animals, top, chief, first, boss
Readings
Mandarin: ㄊㄡˊ (tóu), ㄊㄡ˙ (tou)
Cantonese: tau4
Japanese: トウ (tou)、 ズ (zu)、 ト (to) / あたま (atama)、 かしら (kashira)、 -がしら (-gashira)、 かぶり (kaburi)、 こうべ (koube)
Korean: 두 (du)
Vietnamese: đầu
Variants
Simplified Chinese form:

half, middle, odd number, semi-, part-
Readings
Mandarin: ㄅㄢˋ (bàn), ㄆㄢˋ (pàn)
Cantonese: bun3
Japanese: ハン (han) / なか.ば (nakaba)、 なかばする (nakabasuru)
Korean: 반 (ban)
Vietnamese: bán

heavens, sky, imperial, heaven, god, celestial
Readings
Mandarin: ㄊㄧㄢ (tiān)
Cantonese: tin1
Japanese: テン (ten) / あまつ (amatsu)、 あめ (ame)、 あま- (ama-)、 そら (sora)
Korean: 천 (cheon)
Vietnamese: thiên
Variants
Semantic variant form:

child, young of animals, son, oneself, final part
Readings
Mandarin: ㄦˊ (ér), ㄦ (ēr), ㄋㄧˊ (ní)
Cantonese: ji4, ngai4
Japanese: ジ (ji)、 ニ (ni)、 ゲイ (gei) / こ (ko)
Korean: 아 (a), 예 (ye)
Vietnamese: nhi, nghê
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