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yo
adverbial noun, noun (temporal)

Alternate Written Forms:

[よる()]
yoru

English Meaning(s) for 夜

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

Definition and Synonyms for 夜

Night darkness
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Night the dark part of the diurnal cycle considered a time unit
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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
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Meanings for each kanji in 夜

night; evening Kanji Details »

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 arrived on the night he left.
On Saturday evenings everybody in the family had a bath one after another in an old tin bath in front of the fire.
"What's Grandma doing?" "She's sleeping on the couch"
We work by day and rest by night.
It's been a long time coming; but tonight, because of what we did on this day, in this election, at this defining moment, change has come to America.

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