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Learn JLPT N2 Vocabulary: 深夜 (shin’ya)

Learn JLPT N2 Vocabulary: 深夜 (shin’ya)

Kana: しんや
Kanji: 深夜
Romaji: shin’ya

Type: Noun
Meaning: late at night
JLPT level: N2

Example sentences:

出版業界では、深夜の緊急事態は一夜にして成功をおさめるのと同じくらい稀だ。
shuppan gyoukai de wa, shin’ya no kinkyuu jitai wa ichiya ni shite seikou o osameru no to onaji kurai mare da.
In the world of book publishing, late-night emergencies are as rare as overnight success.

私は日曜日の朝のテレビ出演を、深夜のテレビ出演以上に責任が重いものだとはみなしていない。
watashi wa nichiyoubi no asa no terebi shutsuen o, shin’ya no terebi shutsuen ijou ni sekinin ga omoi mono da to wa minashite inai.
I don’t see appearing on Sunday-morning television as any more of a responsibility than appearing on late-night TV.

深夜 (shin’ya)

攻撃軍のくさびは深夜までに約5マイルの深さに達し、グレールにかけられた軍橋を通って、戦車が続々と流れ込んでいった。
kougeki gun no kusabi wa shin’ya made ni yaku go mairu no fukasa ni tasshi, gureeru ni kakerareta gunbashi o kayotte, sensha ga zokuzoku to nagarekonde itta.
By midnight the wedge was driven nearly five miles deep, while a bridge was completed at Glaire over which tanks began to pour.

18歳の兵士がひとり、戦車20台がずらりと並んだ場所を歩き回っているとしよう。寒い深夜にひとりきり、だ。
juuhassai no heishi ga hitori, sensha nijuu dai ga zurari to naranda basho o arukimawatte iru to shiyou. samui shin’ya ni hitori kiri, da.
Imagine an eighteen-year-old private walking around a motor pool where twenty tanks are parked side by side. It is cold, it is deep into the night, and he is alone.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 深夜 (shēnyè)
Korean: 심야 (sim-ya)

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