Meaning of 夜

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English Definition: night
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Ideographic: A person sneaking by under cover of night
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • [ tóu ] lid, cover; head
    • Left to right
      • [ rén ] man, person; people
      • [ ] evening, night, dusk; slanted
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Example Words:
今夜 [ jīn ]: tonight; this evening
熬夜 [ áo ]: to stay up late or all night
昼夜 [ zhòu ]: day and night; period of 24 hours; continuously, without stop
夜里 [ li ]: during the night; at night; nighttime
夜晚 [ wǎn ]: night; Classifiers:
More: 夜* | *夜 | *夜*
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