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adverbial noun, noun (temporal)

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English Meaning(s) for 夜

adverbial noun, noun (temporal)
  1. evening; night

Definition and Synonyms for 夜

Night darkness
Night the dark part of the diurnal cycle considered a time unit
Dark the time after sunset and before sunrise while it is dark outside
Synonyms: ナイト, , 夜中, 夜中, 夜分, 夜半, 夜間, 小夜, , 暮夜
Night the time between sunset and midnight
Synonyms: ナイト, , 夜分, 夜間,
Night the period spent sleeping
Synonyms: ナイト, , 夜分, 夜間,
Night a shortening of nightfall

Meanings for each kanji in 夜

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Categories 夜 is a member of

Dark absence of light or illumination
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Period an amount of time
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Evenfall the time of day immediately following sunset
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Time Unit a unit for measuring time periods
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 夜

Sample Sentences for 夜

I spoke to him on the phone last night.
The seals surface more frequently then, so a bear's chance of catching one at a breathing hole is greater after nightfall.
"Four pounds, ninety pence," Bob answers.
You ought not to have kept her waiting on such a cold night.
Tom took his girlfriend out on Saturday night.

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