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noun, adverb

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Root Words:

[ゆう() + がた()]
yuu + gata

English Meaning(s) for 夕方

noun, adverb
  1. evening; dusk

Definition and Synonyms for 夕方

Eve the latter part of the day (the period of decreasing daylight from late afternoon until nightfall)
Synonyms: イブニング, 入相, , , 夕べ, 夕まぐれ, 夕刻, 夕方, 夕景, 夕暮れ, 大禍時, 彼は誰時, 日暮れ, , 晩方, 暮れ方, 暮れ暮れ, 灯点し頃, 薄暮れ, 逢魔が時, 遅い
Sunset the time in the evening at which the sun begins to fall below the horizon
Synonyms: サンセット, 入り方, 入相, , , 夕刻, 夕方, 夕日, 夕暮れ, 日の入り, 日暮れ, 日没, 暮れ, 暮れる, 暮れ方, 薄暮, 逢魔が時, 黄昏

Meanings for each kanji in 夕方

evening Kanji Details »
direction; person; alternative Kanji Details »

Categories 夕方 is a member of

Daylight the time after sunrise and before sunset while it is light outside
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Hour clock time
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Sample Sentences for 夕方

I'm seeing my old friend this evening.
It came to rain toward evening.
Anyhow, having been held in school from morning to evening ... anybody'd be happy on getting released.
It looks like snow toward evening.
What does she do in the evening?

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