Complete Definition of "night"

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English
rank|having|look|heard|201|night|mind|heart|going

Etymology
From ME., from OE. niht

Pronunciation
AHD|nīt
IPA|/naɪt/
SAMPA|/naIt/
audio|en-us-night.ogg|Audio (US)
rhymes|aɪt

Homophones
knight

Alternative spellings
nite (informal)

Noun
en-noun|s|-

  1. countable The period between sunset and sunrise, when a location faces far away from the sun, thus when the sky is dark.
  2. countable An evening or night spent at a particular activity.

#: a night on the town

  1. countable A night (and part of the days before and after it) spent in a hotel or other accommodation.

#: We stayed at the Hilton for five nights.

  1. countable The quality of sleep obtained during a night.

#: I had a bad night last night.

  1. uncountable nightfall|Nightfall.

#: from noon till night

  1. uncountable darkness|Darkness.

#: The cat disappeared into the night.

Synonyms
(evening or night spent at a particular activity): evening
(quality of sleep): sleep
(nightfall): dark, dusk, nightfall, sundown, sunset, twilight
(darkness): blackness, darkness, gloom, obscurity, shadow

Antonyms
(period between sunset and sunrise): day
(darkness): brightness, daylight, light

Translations

trans-top|period between sunset and sunrise
Albanian: t-|sq|natë|f|xs=Albanian
Arabic: Arab|ليل IPAchar|(léyl) m
Aramaic:
Armenian: գիշեր (gisher)
Basque: gau
Bosnian: t-|bs|noć|f
Catalan: nit, f
Cherokee: ᏒᎠᏱ (svayi)
Chinese: 夜晚 (yèwǎn)
Croatian: t-|hr|noć|f
Czech: t-|cs|noc|f
Danish: t+|da|nat
Dutch: t+|nl|nacht|m
Esperanto: t-|eo|nokto|xs=Esperanto
Estonian: t+|et|öö
Finnish: t+|fi|yö
French: t+|fr|nuit|f
German: t+|de|Nacht|f
Gilbertese: bong
Gothic: 𐌽𐌰𐌷𐍄𐍃 (nahts)
Greek, Ancient: νύξ (nyks) f
Greek: t+|el|νύχτα|f|scGrek (nýchta), t|el|νύκτα|f|scGrek (nýkta)
Gujarati: રાત (rāt) f, રાત્રી (rātrī) f
Hebrew: לילה (lailah) m
Hindi: रात (rāt)
Hungarian: t+|hu|éj, t+|hu|éjszaka, t+|hu|este
Icelandic: t+|is|nótt|f
Irish: t-|ga|oíche|f|xs=Irish
Italian: t+|it|notte|f
Japanese: 夜 (よる, yoru)
Korean: ë°¤ (bam)
Kurdish:
Latin: t+|la|nox|f
Latvian: t-|lv|nakts|f|xs=Latvian
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Lithuanian: t-|lt|naktis|f|xs=Lithuanian
Livonian: Ä«e
Malay: t-|ms|malam|xs=Malay
Malayalam: രാത്രി (ratheri)
Maltese: t-|mt|lejl|m|xs=Maltese
Marathi: रात्र (rātra), निशा (nishā)
Middle High German: naht (f)
Norwegian: t+|no|natt|m
Old English: t-|ang|niht|f|xs=Old English
Persian: FAchar|شب (shab)
Pitjantjatjara: munga
Polish: t+|pl|noc|f
Portuguese: t+|pt|noite|f
Rohingya: rait
Romani: rātyi
Romanian: t-|ro|noapte|f
Russian: ночь (noč’) f
Sanskrit: रात्रिः (rātrih)
Scottish Gaelic: oidhche f
Sindhi: SDchar|رات (rāt)
Serbian:

Slovak: t-|sk|noc|f
Slovene: t+|sl|noč|f
Spanish: t+|es|noche|f
Swahili: t-|sw|usiku|xs=Swahili
Swedish: t+|sv|natt|c
Tagalog: gabi
Telugu: రాత్రి (rātri)
Tok Pisin: nait
Ukrainian: ніч (nič) f
Urdu: URchar|رات (rāt), URchar|شب (shab)
Vietnamese: t+|vi|đêm|xsVietnamese, t+|vi|tối|xsVietnamese
Warlpiri: munga
Welsh: t-|cy|nos|f|xs=Welsh
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trans-top|evening or night spent at a particular activity
Czech: t-|cs|večer|m
Danish: t+|da|aften
Dutch: avondje n, nachtje n
Finnish: t+|fi|ilta, t+|fi|yö
French: t+|fr|soirée|f, t+|fr|nuit|f
German: Abend m, in bed: Nacht f
Hebrew: לילה (lailah) f
Hungarian: t|hu|éjszakázás
Icelandic: t+|is|nótt|f
Japanese: 一晩 (hitoban)
trans-mid
Kurdish:

Malay: bermalam
Maltese: t-|mt|lejla|f|xs=Maltese
Norwegian: t+|no|aften|m
Portuguese: noitada f, noite f
Sindhi: SDchar|شام (shāma)
Slovak: t-|sk|večer|m
Spanish: t+|es|tarde|f
Vietnamese: t+|vi|đêm|xs=Vietnamese
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trans-top|night spent at a hotel
Catalan: nit
Czech: t-|cs|noc|f
Danish: overnatning c
Dutch: hotelovernachting f, overnachting f, nacht m
Finnish: yö, yöpyminen
French: nuit f,nuitée f,
German: t+|de|Übernachtung|f, t+|de|Nacht|f
Hebrew: לילה (lailah) m
Hungarian: t|hu|megszállás
Icelandic: t+|is|nótt|f
Japanese: 一泊 (ippaku)
trans-mid
Kurdish:

Maltese: lejl m}]
Norwegian: overnatting {{m

Portuguese: t+|pt|diária|f
Sindhi: SDchar|ِرات (rāt) f
Slovak: t-|sk|noc|f
Slovene: nočitev f
Tok Pisin: nait
Vietnamese: t+|vi|đêm|xs=Vietnamese
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trans-top|quality of sleep obtained during a night
Danish: nattesøvn
Dutch: nachtrust m
Finnish: t+|fi|yöuni, t+|fi|yö
French: t+|fr|nuit|f
German: t+|de|Nacht|f
trans-mid
Kurdish:

Norwegian: nattesøvn m
Vietnamese: đêm (ngủ)
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trans-top|nightfall
See nightfall
Chinese: 黄昏 (huánghūn)
Danish: aften, skumring
Estonian: öö saabumine
Finnish: illan hämärä
Hungarian: t|hu|alkony
Icelandic: t+|is|nótt|f
trans-mid
Japanese: 日暮れ (hikure)
Kurdish:

Norwegian: t-|no|skumring|m
Sindhi: SDchar|ِسنجھا (sanjhā) f
Vietnamese: t+|vi|tối|xs=Vietnamese
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trans-top|darkness
Bosnian: t-|bs|tama|f
Catalan: nit f, fosca f, obscuritat f
Danish: nat, mørke
Dutch: nachtelijke duisternis f
Finnish: t+|fi|pimeys, t+|fi|pimeä, t+|fi|yö
French: t+|fr|nuit|f, t+|fr|noirceur|f, t+|fr|obscurité|f
German: t+|de|Nacht|f, t+|de|Dunkelheit|f
Hungarian: t|hu|sötétség
Kurdish:
Norwegian: mørke n
Portuguese: t+|pt|escuridão|m, t+|pt|noite|f, t+|pt|trevas|f
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Serbian:

Slovene: t+|sl|tema|f
Spanish: t-|es|oscuridad|f
Tagalog: kadiliman
Tok Pisin: tudak
Vietnamese: t+|vi|tối|xs=Vietnamese
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Translations to be checked

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ttbc|Afrikaans: nag
ttbc|Arabic: Arab|ليلة (léila) f
ttbc|Binisayâ: gab-i
ttbc|Breton: nozvezh f (1), noz f (1,2)
ttbc|Bulgarian: нощ (nošt) f
ttbc|Burmese: ည (nnya)
ttbc|Catalan: nit f
ttbc|Chinese: 夜 (yè), 夜晚 (yèwǎn), 晚上 (wǎnshàng)
ttbc|Hawaiian: pō
ttbc|Ido: nokto
ttbc|Indonesian: malam, malam hari
ttbc|Irish: oíche f
ttbc|Jèrriais: niet f
ttbc|Kannada: ರಾತ್ರಿ (rātri), ಇರುಳು (iruḷu)
ttbc|Khmer: KMchar|យប់ (yup)
ttbc|Luxembourgish: Nuecht f, Nuet f
trans-mid
ttbc|Maltese: lejl m
ttbc|Nahuatl: yohualli
ttbc|Occitan: nuèit
ttbc|Romanian: noapte f
ttbc|Scottish Gaelic: oidhche f
ttbc|Sindarin: (daw), (fuin), (môr)
ttbc|Swahili: usiku (nc 5)
ttbc|Tamil: இரவு (iravu)
ttbc|Thai: Thai|กลางคืน (klaangkhyyn), Thai|ราตรี (raatrii)
ttbc|Turkish: gece
ttbc|Ubykh: ŝʷəwa
ttbc|Volapük: neit
ttbc|Welsh: nos f, noson f, noswaith f
ttbc|Xhosa: ubusuku (nc 7)
ttbc|Yiddish: נאַכט (nakht) f
ttbc|Zulu: ubusuku (nc 7)
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Interjection
night!

  1. Short for good night

#: Night all! Thanks for a great evening!

Translations
<!-- This is for shortened expressions. There's a separate entry for ordinary good night's wishes -->
trans-top|Short for good night
Finnish: öitä!
German: Nacht!
trans-mid
Vietnamese: chúc ngủ ngon, tạm biệt
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Derived terms
top3
all-night<!--adjective: that goes on all night-->
all-nighter
at night
day and night
goodnight
lady of the night
last night
midnight
night-blindness
nightcap
mid3
nightclub
nightdress
night emission
nightfall
nightgown
nightie, nighty
nightlife
nightlight
nightly
nightmare
mid3
night-night
night owl
night shift
nightshirt
night soil
nighttime, night-time
night watch
overnight
the night is young
tonight
tomorrow night
Twelfth Night

<!--no "yesterday night" - "last night" is used-->

Category:1000 English basic words
Category:Time

af:night
ar:night
br:night
da:night
de:night
el:night
es:night
fa:night
fr:night
ga:night
ko:night
hy:night
io:night
id:night
it:night
kk:night
ky:night
ku:night
la:night
hu:night
ja:night
pl:night
pt:night
ru:night
simple:night
sr:night
fi:night
sv:night
ta:night
te:night
vi:night
tr:night
uk:night
zh:night

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