French translation of 'night'
1. (= opposite of day) nuit f
I want a single room for two nights. Je veux une chambre à un lit pour deux nuits.
Night fell. La nuit est tombée.
He didn’t sleep a wink all night. Il n’a pas fermé l’œil de la nuit.
The fighting continued all night. Les combats se sont poursuivis toute la nuit.
good night! bonne nuit !
last night la nuit dernière
I couldn’t sleep last night. Je n’ai pas dormi la nuit dernière.
at night la nuit
The doors are locked at night. Les portes sont fermées la nuit.
by night de nuit
in the night pendant la nuit
during the night pendant la nuit
night and day nuit et jour
day and night jour et nuit
to have an early night se coucher tôt
to have a late night se coucher tard
to work nights travailler de nuit
My mother works nights. Ma mère travaille de nuit.
2. (= evening) soir m
I went out on Saturday night. Je suis sorti samedi soir.
I didn’t get a dance all night. Je n’ai pas dansé de toute la soirée.
last night hier soir
So whose party were you at last night? Chez qui étiez-vous hier soir ?
at night le soir
He was going to college at night, in order to become an accountant. Il prenait des cours du soir pour devenir comptable.
It’s eleven o’clock at night in Moscow. Il est onze heures du soir à Moscou.
the night before (adverb) la veille au soir
He had drunk too much the night before. Il avait trop bu la veille au soir.(preposition) la veille de
the night before the election la veille des élections
the night before last avant-hier soirsee also big night, election night, night out
[nurse, flight] de nuit
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Example Sentences Including 'night'
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We neither of us slept last night after having completed it; and small wonder.ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON (2005)
Here at least we can go to sleep at night.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
It was a dark and stormy night.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Might he wrestle back control on election night?Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Standard rental periods and extra night option fees apply.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Take one before bed each night for the best results.The Sun (2016)
The dark night of the soul is his speciality.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
The daylight faded fast and it grew dark as night.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
We went out for dinner the other night.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Would you like to bring your beautiful wife to dinner one night?Times, Sunday Times (2008)
That failing was all too evident at times last night, especially in a fraught opening spell.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
You wonder how those people slept at night for 23 years.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
My parents listen to the radio in bed at night.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
She lost a lot of people that night.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
She spent part of the night tending to bleeding soldiers by torch light in a fi eld tent.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
We ended up having dinner that night and the two nights that followed.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
And it was roundly condemned from all quarters last night.The Sun (2008)
Heathrow is preparing to ban night flights as part of reforms designed to boost its bid to build a third runway.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Normal membership conditions, standard rental periods and extra night option fees apply.The Sun (2008)
Tens of thousands of people spent last night sleeping rough.The Sun (2008)
They have already waited for five months since election night.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Two of the wounded were critical last night.The Sun (2017)
Now get a good night's sleep.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
At night my bed and pillow are soaked with tears.Beyond Chaotic Eating (1993)
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'night' in Other Languages
British English: night /naɪt/ NOUN
The night is the part of each period of twenty-four hours when it is dark outside, especially the time when most people are sleeping.
He didn't leave the house all night.
- American English: night
- Arabic: لَيلٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: noite
- Chinese: 夜晚
- Croatian: noć
- Czech: noc
- Danish: nat
- Dutch: nacht
- European Spanish: noche
- Finnish: yö
- French: nuit
- German: Nacht
- Greek: νύχτα
- Italian: notte
- Japanese: 夜
- Korean: 밤
- Norwegian: natt
- Polish: noc
- European Portuguese: noite
- Romanian: noapte
- Russian: ночь
- Spanish: noche
- Swedish: natt
- Thai: กลางคืน
- Turkish: gece
- Ukrainian: ніч
- Vietnamese: đêm
Translation of night from the Collins English to French Dictionary