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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (time of day)
a. la tarde
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(before dark)
I was thinking about going shopping in the evening.Estaba pensando en ir de compras por la tarde.
b. la noche
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(after dark)
My friends are coming over for dinner this evening.Mis amigos vienen a cenar conmigo esta noche.
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evening
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (earlier)
a. la tarde
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (later)
a. la noche
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
tomorrow eveningmañana por la tarde/noche
yesterday eveningayer (por la) tarde/noche
3. (colloquial)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
evening!¡buenas tardes/noches! ¡nas tardes/noches!
in the eveningpor la tarde/noche
a musical/cultural eveninguna velada musical/cultural
evening classclase nocturna
evening dresstraje m de etiqueta
evening paperperiódico vespertino or de la tarde
evening performancesesión f de noche
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evening [ˈiːvnɪŋ]
noun
(before dark) tarde (f); (after dark) noche (f)
in the evening por la tarde/noche; this evening esta tarde/noche; tomorrow/yesterday evening mañana/ayer por la tarde/noche; on Sunday evening el domingo por la tarde/noche; evening was coming on estaba atardeciendo/anocheciendo; she spends her evenings knitting pasa las tardes haciendo punto; good evening! (early) ¡buenas tardes!; (after sunset) ¡buenas noches!
modifier
evening class (n) clase (f) nocturna
evening dress (n) (woman's) traje (m) de noche; (man's) traje (m) de etiqueta
in evening dress (man, woman) vestidoavestida de etiqueta;a vestida
evening fixture (n) (Dep) partido (m) por la noche
evening institute (n) escuela (f) nocturna
evening match (n)
evening fixture See culture box in entry evening.
evening paper (n) periódico (m) de la tarde; vespertino (m)
evening performance (n) (Teat) función (f) de noche
evening prayers (n)
evening service See culture box in entry evening.
evening service (n) (Rel) vísperas (f); misa (f) vespertina
evening star (n) estrella (f) de Venus
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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