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American English: /ˈheɪp(ə)ni/
, /ˈhæfˌpɛni/
British English: /ˈheɪpni/

Translation of halfpenny in Spanish:

noun plural halfpennies

  • 1 (coin)
    medio penique (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • The money is a mess of pounds, quids, bobs, shillings, pence, ha'pence, etc that is almost as interesting as a picture puzzle - and about as hard to unravel.
    • A 24-year-old hawker, formerly living in lodgings in Byron Street, Bradford and now of Salford, was found not guilty of silvering 24 pennies and nine halfpennies with intent to make them resemble florins and shillings.
    • They also included a selection of threepenny bits, a 1916 halfpenny and a penny piece from 1921.
  • 2
    plural halfpencePronunciation: /ˈheɪpəns/
    medio penique (masculine)
    fivepence halfpenny
    cinco peniques y medio
    rub 1 1
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