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nuit

English translation of nuit

night

The French equivalent for the English word 'night' is 'nuit'. It is used quite similarly as in English, meaning the period of time when the sun is below the horizon. It can be used in various contexts such as 'la nuit' (the night), 'bonne nuit' (good night), 'pendant la nuit' (during the night) etc.


Example sentences using: nuit

Nous allons sortir cette nuit.

English translation of Nous allons sortir cette nuit.

We are going out tonight.

In this phrase, 'nuit' is expressing the speaker's plan to go out at a certain point in time (tonight).

Il fait froid la nuit.

English translation of Il fait froid la nuit.

It is cold at night.

In this sentence, 'nuit' is highlighting a common condition (it being cold) during a general time (the night).

La nuit dernière était bruyante.

English translation of La nuit dernière était bruyante.

Last night was noisy.

The term 'nuit' here refers to a specific time in the past ('last night') which was noisy.

Bonsoir, cette nuit a l'air magnifique.

English translation of Bonsoir, cette nuit a l'air magnifique.

Good evening, tonight looks magnificent.

In this sentence, 'nuit' is used to refer to 'tonight'. The implication is that the current night (today's night) looks beautiful.

Je vais à la maison cette nuit.

English translation of Je vais à la maison cette nuit.

I am going home tonight.

The term 'nuit' here refers to a specific point in time (tonight). It informs us about the speaker's schedule.

Pendant la nuit, j'aime regarder les étoiles.

English translation of Pendant la nuit, j'aime regarder les étoiles.

At night, I like to watch the stars.

In this phrase, 'nuit' refers to a general time frame (night) during which the speaker likes to watch stars.

J'aime le silence de la nuit.

English translation of J'aime le silence de la nuit.

I like the silence of the night.

In this phrase, 'nuit' is used to express the peacefulness (silence) that typically occurs during the night.

Elle travaille la nuit.

English translation of Elle travaille la nuit.

She works at night.

The term 'nuit' refers to a general period of time (night) during which she works.

La nuit est pleine de surprises.

English translation of La nuit est pleine de surprises.

The night is full of surprises.

Here, 'nuit' is used metaphorically to symbolize an unknown or unpredictable situation.

Fais de beaux rêves cette nuit.

English translation of Fais de beaux rêves cette nuit.

Have sweet dreams tonight.

The term 'nuit' is used to wish someone a good night's sleep (tonight).

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