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Meaning of "ha'penny" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF HA'PENNY

ha'penny  [ˈheɪpnɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF HA'PENNY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Ha'penny is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES HA'PENNY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Half penny

Halfpenny, half penny, or ha'penny may refer to: Coins: ▪ Halfpenny ▪ Halfpenny ▪ Halfpenny ▪ Halfpenny ▪ Halfpenny ▪ New Zealand half penny coin ▪ The St. Patrick halfpenny, 17th century ▪ Scottish halfpenny coin, pre-Union ▪ Half cent Other: ▪ Halfpenny ▪ Ha'penny, by Jo Walton ▪ Ha'penny Bridge, over the Liffey in Dublin ▪ Halfpenny Bridge, over the Thames in Lechlade, Gloucestershire, England ▪ Halfpenny Gate, village in County Down, Northern Ireland ▪ Halfpenny Rose Red, a postage stamp from the reign of Queen Victoria.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH HA'PENNY


halfpenny
ˈheɪpnɪ
jeepney
ˈdʒiːpnɪ
stepney
ˈstɛpnɪ
thrupenny
ˈθrʌpnɪ
thruppenny
ˈθrʌpnɪ
tuppenny-ha´penny
ˈtʌpənɪˈheɪpnɪ
twopenny-halfpenny
ˈtʌpənɪˈheɪpnɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HA'PENNY

ha
Ha-erh-pin
ha-ha
ha´p´orth
ha´pence
ha´pennies
HAA
haaf
Haakon IV
Haakon VII
haanepoot
haar
Haarlem
Hab.
Habacuc
Habakkuk
Habana
habanera
Habanero
habdabs

WORDS THAT END LIKE HA'PENNY

a bad penny
a pretty penny
catchpenny
eightpenny
fivepenny
fourpenny
jenny
lickpenny
new penny
penny
pinchpenny
scrapepenny
sixpenny
spend a penny
tenpenny
threepenny
truepenny
tuppenny
twalpenny
two a penny
twopenny

Synonyms and antonyms of ha'penny in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «ha'penny» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HA'PENNY

Find out the translation of ha'penny to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
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Translator English - Chinese

Ha´Penny休
1,325 millions of speakers

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ha´penny
570 millions of speakers

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ha´penny
510 millions of speakers

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ha´penny
380 millions of speakers
ar

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ha´penny
280 millions of speakers

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Ha´penny
278 millions of speakers

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ha´penny
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ha´penny
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ha´penny
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Ha´penny
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ha´penny
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ha´penny
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

반 페니
85 millions of speakers

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Nggoleki
85 millions of speakers
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ha´penny
80 millions of speakers

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ha´penny
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

हॅपीनी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Ha´penny
70 millions of speakers

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Ha´penny
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ha´penny
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Translator English - Ukrainian

Ha´penny
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Ha´penny
30 millions of speakers
el

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ha´penny
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af

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ha´penny
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Ha´penny
10 millions of speakers
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ha´penny
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of ha'penny

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HA'PENNY»

The term «ha'penny» is regularly used and occupies the 70.581 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «HA'PENNY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about ha'penny

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HA'PENNY»

Discover the use of ha'penny in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to ha'penny and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Ha'penny
Set in an alternate post-World War II London in which an upper-crust political group has overthrown Churchill and negotiated peace with Hitler, Inspector Carmichael of Scotland Yard is sent to investigate a bomb that exploded in a London ...
Jo Walton, 2008
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Tuppence Ha'penny Is a Nickel
This is the story of Alice Heffernon, whose life as a well brought up young Englishwoman is utterly transformed by her marriage.
Francis X. Atherton, 2010
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The Windsor Magazine
because. She surveyed him now with a little anxiety in her grey eyes. " You look a little under the weather. Would you like to lie down ? " she asked. Carfew braced himself. "Would you give rue eight and threepence ha'penny ? " he asked with ...
‎1914
4
From the Penny Dreadful to the Ha'penny Dreadfuller: A ...
This book tells, for the first time, the full history of the British boys' periodical, from its origins in the second half of the 18th century to its decline after the Second World War.
Robert J Kirkpatrick, 2013
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The Sunday Magazine
How much the little lad understood of what was told him it was difficult to say, but he always listened with great attention, and " Tell Ha'penny 'tory " was a little phrase constantly on his lips. All stories turning upon people being in distress from ...
‎1875
6
The Complete Hoyle's Games
PART VI TABLE GAMES SHOVE-HA'PENNY THIS famous old English game has been played in one form or another from at least Elizabethan times, but it is only since the Great War of 1914-18 that its rules have become more or less ...
Edmond Hoyle, Lawrence Hawkins Dawson, 1950
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Popular rhymes of Scotland
A ha'penny here, and a ha'penny there, Fourpence-ha'penny and a ha'penny mair ; A ha'penny wat, and a ha'penny dry, Fourpence-ha'penny and a ha'penny forby : How much is that ? A shilling. The robbers came to our house When we ...
Robert Chambers, 1870
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Select Writings of Robert Chambers
Robert Chambers. The brown bull o' Baverton Gaed owre the hill o' Haverton, And dashed its head atween twa stanes, And brought white milk hame. — Corn sent to the mill and ground. A ha'penny here, and a ha'penny there, Fourpence ...
Robert Chambers, 1847
9
The popular rhymes of Scotland, with illustr., collected by ...
A ha'penny here, and a ha'penny there, Fourpence-ha'penny and a ha'penny mair ; A ha'penny wat, and a ha'penny dry, Fourpence-ha'penny and a ha'penny forby : How much is that? A shilling. The robbers came to our house When we ...
Robert Chambers, 1870
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The English Dialect Dictionary: Being the Complete ...
ha'penny Fif. Cor. ; haptny Dev. ; happenny Cor. ; hau- penny w.Yks.1 ; hawpney w.Yks.1 ; hawpny w.Yks.1 Lan.1 ; ho'penny Cum.1 1. In comp, (i) Halfpenny-bit, a halfpenny ; (2) -deevils, a kind of sweetmeat or cake ; (3) -piece, see (i) ; (4) -slit ...
Joseph Wright, 1902

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HA'PENNY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term ha'penny is used in the context of the following news items.
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Family-friendly events for July 12-18
Festival of Arts: “Let's Try on an Opera” with Deb Kasten, 11 a.m. on the Ha'Penny Stage, Dogwood Dell, Byrd Park. 646-DELL (3355). Science ... «Richmond Times-Dispatch, Jul 15»
2
THE FLY. 1986. REVIEW BY SANDRA HARRIS.
... Toners' Pub (Ireland's Most Literary Pub), the Ha'penny Inn, Le Dernier Paradis at the Trinity Inn and The Strokestown Poetry Festival. «moviepilot.com, Jul 15»
3
"Quality is key" as organisers prepare for 22nd Plymouth Beer Festival
Aside from the real ales and ciders, there'll be plenty of traditional pub games to keep visitors entertained, including Shova Ha'penny, Shut The ... «Plymouth Herald, Jul 15»
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Anton Savage: Raising Nazi flags is a disgraceful new low, even for …
By comparison with the old days, it's in the ha'penny place, but nonetheless the environment in some areas is getting if not sinister, then odd. «Herald, Jul 15»
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The Way We Were: Goldenhill and Sandyford Memories Club …
"He sold penny cornets – or a ha'penny one if the cornet was broken. So my mother told us to ask specifically for the cheaper, broken cornets. «Stoke Sentinel, Jul 15»
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Brewers from as far as Orkney at Plymouth Beer Festival
"There will also be traditional pub games, in conjunction with Summerskills Brewery, including shove ha'penny, shut the box and sjoelen or ... «Plymouth Herald, Jul 15»
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What's Going on in Greece? Nobody Really Knows
... it comes to being a bunch of international deadbeats, the Germans leave the Greeks, as my grandmother used to say, in the ha'penny place. «Esquire.com, Jul 15»
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Beamish Museum is embracing the summer and offering something …
... your hand at traditional games, such as skittles, rope quoits, mini quoits, shove ha'penny, dominoes, pick-up sticks and noughts and crosses. «ChronicleLive, Jul 15»
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VIDEO: From dangling off Ha'penny Bridge to climbing O'Connell …
Rock climbers Ciarán (20) and Daragh (18) have came up with a new way for people in Ireland to get outside and keep fit. Credit: Fractium ... «Irish Independent, Jul 15»
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Video: Two lads perform scary parkour moves on Dublin landmarks
Featuring everywehre from the Cenral bank to, most scarily, the Ha'penny Bridge, this video is not for the faint hearted. The two lads are clearly ... «Sunday World, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Ha'penny [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/hapenny>. Jul 2019 ».
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