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today; modern; present; current; this; now
night
simp. and trad.
(今夜)

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

今夜

  1. (literary) tonight

SynonymsEdit

Dialectal synonyms of 今晚 (“tonight; this evening”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 今晚今夜今宵
Mandarin Beijing 今晚今天晚上
Cantonese Guangzhou 今晚
Hong Kong 今晚
Min Dong Fuzhou 今旦晡今晡
Min Nan Chaozhou 今暝

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
こん
Grade: 2

Grade: 2
on’yomi

Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

今夜 (hiragana こんや, rōmaji kon'ya)

  1. this evening; tonight

Etymology 2Edit

kon'ya → konnya, via gemination.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

今夜 (hiragana こんにゃ, rōmaji konnya)

  1. this evening; tonight

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN
  3. ^ 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN