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How to say Night In Japanese?

KanjiHiragana
よる
Pronunciation: yoru
How to Say It Outloud: yo-ru
Usage: Used to describe the time period from dusk until dawn.
Example Sentence Japanese:夜になると、星が見えます。
Example Sentence English:At night, you can see the stars.
KanjiHiragana
ばん
Pronunciation: ban
How to Say It Outloud: ban
Usage: Often used to refer to evening or night in the sense of a time of the day, especially post-sunset.
Example Sentence Japanese:晩ごはんを食べました。
Example Sentence English:I ate dinner.
KanjiHiragana
夜間やかん
Pronunciation: yakan
How to Say It Outloud: ya-kan
Usage: Refers specifically to nighttime, often in more formal contexts.
Example Sentence Japanese:夜間外出は控えてください。
Example Sentence English:Please refrain from going out at night.
Hiragana
よなか
Pronunciation: yonaka
How to Say It Outloud: yo-na-ka
Usage: Refers to late at night, typically the middle of the night.
Example Sentence Japanese:夜中に目が覚めました。
Example Sentence English:I woke up in the middle of the night.
Hiragana
まよなか
Pronunciation: mayonaka
How to Say It Outloud: ma-yo-na-ka
Usage: Specifically means midnight or the dead of night.
Example Sentence Japanese:真夜中に電話が鳴りました。
Example Sentence English:The phone rang at midnight.

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