Meaning of 夜

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English Definition: night
Chinese Definition:

Antonyms: 早点
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
夜间 jiān nighttime; evening or night (e.g. classes)
夜晚 wǎn night; Classifiers:
深夜 shēn very late at night
日夜 day and night; around the clock
半夜 bàn midnight; in the middle of the night
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