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Time Words for the Day 表示时间的词
Beginner Level 1 (What is it?)
 
 

早上(zǎoshang) / 早(晨(zǎochén)
上午(shàngwǔ)
中午(zhōngwǔ)
下午(xiàwǔ)
晚上(wǎnshàng)
夜里(yèlǐ)

 
Explanation:
早上/早晨zǎoshang/ zǎochen— both mean “morning”. 早上 (zǎoshang) is also used in greetings.
上午shàngwǔ —also means “morning”, but compared to 早上 (zǎoshang) , 上午(shàngwǔ) often refers to the hours between “early morning” and “noon”.
中午zhōngwǔ— “noon”
下午xiàwǔ—“afternoon”
晚上wǎnshang— “evening” can be used in greetings
夜里 yèli— “night” often refers to late night hours, usually after midnight.
 
 
 

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