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Meaning of "ha'p'orth" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF HA'P'ORTH

ha'p'orth  [ˈheɪpəθ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF HA'P'ORTH

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Ha'p'orth 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'P'ORTH MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of ha'p'orth in the English dictionary

The definition of ha'p'orth in the dictionary is a person considered as specified.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH HA'P'ORTH


halfpennyworth
ˈheɪpəθ
Morpeth
ˈmɔːpəθ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HA'P'ORTH

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

WORDS THAT END LIKE HA'P'ORTH

back and forth
Butterworth
Far North
Fort Worth
forth
go forth
henceforth
Kenilworth
Leavenworth
magnetic north
north
penn´orth
put forth
set forth
tamworth
the Far North
the North
two penn´orth
Wentworth
worth

Synonyms and antonyms of ha'p'orth in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «ha'p'orth» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HA'P'ORTH

Find out the translation of ha'p'orth to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of ha'p'orth from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «ha'p'orth» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

ha´p´orth
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

ha´p´orth
570 millions of speakers

English

ha´p´orth
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

ha´p´orth
380 millions of speakers
ar

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ha´p´orth
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

ha´p´orth
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

ha´p´orth
270 millions of speakers

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ha´p´orth
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

ha´p´orth
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Ha´p´orth
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

ha´p´orth
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ha´p´orth
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

ha´p´orth
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ha´p´orth
85 millions of speakers
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ha´p´orth
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ha´p´orth
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

हॅपासथोथ
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

ha´p´orth
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

ha´p´orth
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

ha´p´orth
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

ha´p´orth
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

ha´p´orth
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

ha´p´orth
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

ha´p´orth
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

ha´p´orth
10 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Norwegian

ha´p´orth
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of ha'p'orth

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HA'P'ORTH»

The term «ha'p'orth» is normally little used and occupies the 130.419 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «HA'P'ORTH» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HA'P'ORTH»

Discover the use of ha'p'orth in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to ha'p'orth and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Sailors' Magazine and Seamen's Friend
refrain from saying to one another, "There goes the ship that is being spoiled for a ha'p'orth of tar." For, yon see, tar is no expensive article to be bought by the ounce. A little outlay goes a long way in its purchase. And how supreme must be the ...
‎1899
2
On Early English Pronunciation, with Especial Reference to ...
jundy to jostle, common dialectally], welt to flag, a ramp rank, rancid, supple to soak, to ha'p'orth any thing at all, as " I don't wet thoroughly, scam to scorch, scringe know a ha'p orth about it, he won't say to creak, sevendible thorough, sound, ...
Alexander John Ellis, William Salesbury, Johann Andreas Schmeller, 1874
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On Early English Pronunciation, with Especial Reference to ...
Not Scotch—Bloodahcd bloodshot, right thorou h, them these [very common dialects y], welt to flag, a ha'p'orth any thin at all, as “ I on't know a ha'p orth a ut it, he won't say a ha'p'orth about it, there wasn't a ha'p'orth wrong with him.” Scotch ...
Alexander John Ellis, Francis James Child, William Salesbury, 1871
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Publications: Chaucer, G. The Corpus ms. (Corpus Christi ...
Bloodshed blood- bungle, a bungler, jubious suspicious, shot, right thorough, them those [very mistrustful [dubious t],jundy to jostle, common dialectally], wtlt to flag, a ramp rank, rancid, tapplt to soak, to ha'p'orth any thing at all, as "I don't wet  ...
‎1875
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On Early English Pronunciation: ... Illustrations of the ...
Not Scotch. — Bloodshed blood- bungle, a bungler, jubious suspicious, shot, rig/ it thorough, them those [very mistrustful [dubious ?],jundy to jostle, common dialectally], welt to flag, a ramp rank, rancid, sapple to soak, to ha'p'orth any thing at ...
Alexander John Ellis, Francis James Child, William Salesbury, 1875
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Publications
jundy to jostle, common dialectally], welt to flag, a ramp rank, rancid, supple to soak, to ha'p'orth any thing at all, as " I don't wet thoroughly, seam to scorch, scringe know a ha'p orth about it, he won't say to creak, sevendible thorough, sound, ...
Chaucer Society, London, Geoffrey Chaucer, 1871
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On Early English Pronunciation, with Especial Reference to ...
Bloodshed bloodshot, right thoroulgh, them those [very common dialecta y], welt to flag, a ha'p'orth any thing at all, as “ I on't know a ha'p orth about it, he won't say a ha'p'orth about it, there wasn't a ha'p'orth wrong with him.” Scotch phrases.
Alexander John Ellis, William Salesbury, Johann Andreas Schmeller, 1875
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On Early English Pronunciation
here there where hither thither whither (almost universal in England], a taste, a lock, a gram, a very little. 2. Not Scotch. — Bloodshed bloodshot, right thorough, them those (very common dialectally], welt to flag, a ha'p'orth any thing at all, as " I ...
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On Early English Pronunciation, with Especial Reference to ...
Not Scotch. —Bloodshed bloodshot, right thorough, them those [very common dialectally], welt to flag, a ha'p'orth any thing at all, as " I don't know a ha'p orth about it, he won't say a ha'p'orth about it, there wasn't a ha'p'orth wrong with him.
Alexander John Ellis, William Salesbury, Alexander Barclay, 1874
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On Early English Pronunciation: On the pronunciation of the ...
Not Scotch. —Bloodshezi bloodshot, right thorou h, them those [very common dialectal y], welt to flag, a ha'p'orth any thing at all, as “ I don't know a ha'p orth about it, he won't say a ha'p'orth about it, there wasu't a ha'p'orth wrong with him.
Alexander John Ellis, William Salesbury, Johann Andreas Schmeller, 1875

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HA'P'ORTH»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term ha'p'orth is used in the context of the following news items.
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15 phrases you'll only hear in Manchester
A somewhat affectionate term for a foolish person. Muppet, perhaps. An abbreviation of ha'p'orth, itself an abbreviation of halfpennyworth. «WOW24/7, Jun 15»
2
Column 8: Dreadful use of pennies
"The mention of ha'p'orth​ on Wednesday reminded me of a saying, which my mother, born in 1927, often used," recalls Susan Turner, of Port ... «Brisbane Times, May 15»
3
Column 8: Mr Who Cares
"Do not spoil the ship for a ha'p'orth of tar." Chris Mangan, of Bracken Ridge, points out that "on timber ships, the 'devil"was the longest seam, ... «The Age, May 15»
4
Reading should be one of life's joys, not a duty
Nothing, except that if the book comes up in conversation I can put in my ha'p'orth of knowledge. And that attitude to reading has no essential ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Oct 14»
5
Afghanistan's disputed election
It has an interest in giving the new government a chance; “They won't spoil the ship for a ha'p'orth of tar,” says one Western official. But both Mr ... «The Economist, Sep 14»
6
People vote for optimists – Scottish Labour take note
Here's my ha'p'orth, based on spending a bit of time in the West of Scotland last month and on following the campaign closely. The SNP has ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Sep 14»
7
It is time for Europe to unite against Russia; sanctions alone will not …
... will always be concerned about where the next tank of fuel is coming from. Is this a modern example of spoiling the ship for a ha'p'orth of tar? «Telegraph.co.uk, Jul 14»
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Weekendish: Ghostly 'spaceman' and ha'pennies
Ha'penny. Ha'p'orth. Apeth (as in daft). Colloquially, the tiny bronze coin came to signify that something - or someone - wasn't worth very much. «BBC News, May 14»
9
Rateable value
... for the lack of market reaction to a downgrade from AAA to AA+ is that, in terms of likely default, it makes not a ha'p'orth of difference. «The Economist, Jul 13»
10
Up hill, down dale
... casually, slipping out the detail that hits the spot: the smell of corduroy in the sewing room; a jar taken to the grocer for “a ha'p'orth of treacle”; ... «The Economist, Jun 12»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Ha'p'orth [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/haporth>. Aug 2019 ».
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