ぜんやzen'ya

adverbial noun / temporal noun:

  • last night; the previous night
  • night before (Christmas, etc.); eve (of festival, major event, etc.)

まるでmarude革命kakumei前夜zen'yanoようなyouna騒ぎsawagiだったdatta It looked as if we were on the eve of a revolution.

Kanji definition:

ゼンZENまえmae~まえ mae

in front; before

Strokes:
9
Radical:
刀刂⺈ sword
SKIP:
2-2-7
UTF:
524d
JIS208:
33-16
Nanori:
さきsakiさとsatoまいmai
Hangul:
전 [jeon]
Pinyin:
qián
Stroke order:
Example words:
午前ごぜんgozen
morning; a.m.
前年ぜんねんzennen
the preceding year; the previous year; last year
前半ぜんはんzenhan
first half
前回ぜんかいzenkai
previous time; last time; previous installment; previous instalment; previous session
直前ちょくぜんchokuzen
just before

YAyoよるyoru

night; evening

Strokes:
8
Radical:
夕 evening
SKIP:
3-4-4
UTF:
591c
JIS208:
44-75
Hangul:
야 [ya]
Pinyin:
Stroke order:
Example words:
よるyoru
evening; night
深夜しんやshin'ya
late at night
日夜にちやnichiya
day and night; around the clock; always; constantly
夜間やかんyakan
night; nighttime
前夜ぜんやzen'ya
last night; the previous night; / night before (Christmas, etc.); eve (of festival, major event, etc.)

Partial results:

ぜんやさいzen'yasai

noun:

  • the eve (of a festival) (e.g. Christmas Eve)
ぜんやしきzen'yashiki

noun:

  • wake

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