"Evening" • Chinese-English Dictionary

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 wǎn shang evening / night / CL:個|个[ge4] / in the evening
 huáng hūn dusk / evening / nightfall
 wǎn jiān evening / night
 wǎn evening / night / late
 xī dusk / evening / Taiwan pr. [xi4]
 mù evening / sunset
 gàn sunset / evening
 bó àn at dusk / evening
 wǎn shǎng evening
 zuó wǎn yesterday evening / last night
 wǎn bào evening newspaper / (in a newspaper's name) Evening News
 wǎn huì evening party / CL:個|个[ge4]
 wǎn cān evening meal / dinner / CL:份[fen4],頓|顿[dun4],次[ci4]
 yè jiān nighttime / evening or night (e.g. classes)
 wǎn fàn evening meal / dinner / supper / CL:份[fen4],頓|顿[dun4],次[ci4],餐[can1]
 bàng wǎn in the evening / when night falls / towards evening / at night fall / at dusk
 dàng wǎn the same evening
 dāng wǎn on that evening
 zǎo wǎn morning and evening / sooner or later
 lǐ fú ceremonial robe / formal attire (dinner suit, evening gown etc)
 wǎn ān Good night! / Good evening!
 Qī xī double seven festival, evening of seventh of lunar seventh month / girls' festival / Chinese Valentine's day, when Cowherd and Weaving maid 牛郎織女|牛郎织女 / are allowed their annual meeting
 chū yè early evening / wedding night / (fig.) first sexual encounter
 wǎn fēng evening breeze
 Běi jīng Wǎn bào Beijing Evening News
 bǔ xí bān cram class / cram school / evening classes
 yī zhāo yī xī lit. one morning and one evening (idiom) / fig. in a short period of time / overnight
 wǎn lǐ fú evening dress
 Xīn mín Wǎn bào Xinmin Evening News
 wǎn shàng hǎo Good evening!
 dǎ yàng to close shop in the evening / also pr. [da3 yang2]
 huá dēng chū shàng early evening when lanterns are first lit
 yè xiào evening school / night school
 yè chǎng evening show (at theater etc)
 Fǎ zhì wǎn bào Lawcourt evening news, offshoot of 北京年青报 / specialising in legal news, www.fawan.com
 zhāo sān mù sì lit. say three in the morning but four in the evening (idiom) / to change sth that is already settled upon / indecisive / to blow hot and cold
 mù ǎi evening mist
 zhāo bù bǎo xī at dawn, not sure of lasting to evening (idiom) / precarious state / imminent crisis / living from hand to mouth
 wǎn jǐng evening scene / circumstances of one's declining years
 mù qì evening mist / fig. declining spirits / lethargy
 mù gǔ chén zhōng lit. evening drum, morning bell (idiom) / fig. Buddhist monastic practice / the passage of time in a disciplined existence
 wǎn chǎng evening show (at theater etc)
 chén zhōng mù gǔ lit. morning bell, evening drum, symbolizing monastic practice (idiom) / fig. encouragement to study or progress
 zhāo Qín mù Chǔ serve Qin in the morning Chu in the evening (idiom) / quick to switch sides
 wǎn dǎo evening prayer / evensong / vespers
 bū to eat / evening meal
 xī night tides / evening ebbtide / Taiwan pr. [xi4]
 Bā shān yè yǔ rain on Mt Ba (idiom) / lonely in a strange land / Evening Rain, 1980 movie about the Cultural Revolution
 hūn dìng chén xǐng seeing to bed in the evening and visiting in the morning (ancient filial duty)
 chén hūn dìng xǐng morning and evening visits to parents / cf 昏定晨省[hun1 ding4 chen2 xing3]
 zhāo bù lu:4 xī at dawn, not sure of lasting to evening (idiom) / precarious state / imminent crisis / living from hand to mouth
 zhāo wén xī gǎi lit. heard in the morning and changed by the evening / to correct an error very quickly (idiom)
 zhāo guò xī gǎi to correct in the evening a fault of the morning (idiom) / to quickly amend one's ways
 yè yú jiào yù spare-time education / evening classes
 liáng xiāo měi jǐng fine evening, beautiful scenery (idiom)
 zhāo yōng xī sūn lit. breakfast in the morning and supper in the evening (idiom) / fig. to do nothing but eat and drink
 jīn yè tonight / this evening
 xiàng mù towards evening
 yè dà xué evening college
 yè zhāo dài jiǔ huì evening cocktail reception
 dài xiāo cǎo evening primrose
 mù jǐng an evening scene / fig. one's old age
 zhāo lù mù ǎi morning dew, evening mist (idiom) / ephemeral / impermanent
 hàng xiè (literary) evening mist
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