About The Word “Night”

Everything you wanted to know about the word “night”, including spelling, parts of speech, “night” meaning and origins, anagrams, rhyming words, encodings, crossword clues and much more!

How to spell “night”

Night is spelled n-i-g-h-t and has 5 letters.

How to pronounce “night”

IPA pronunciation: /naɪt/

Phonetic pronunciation: n-eye-t

How many vowels and consonants in “night”

The word “night” has 4 consonants and 1 vowels.

How many syllables in “night”?

There is 1 syllable in the word “night”.

What type of word is “night”?

The word "night" can be a noun, interjection and verb.

Meaning of the word “night”

Night refers to the period of darkness between sunset and sunrise, when the sun is below the horizon. It is characterized by reduced visibility and cooler temperatures, often associated with rest, sleep, and various nocturnal activities.

Origin of the word “night”

The word 'night' has its origins in the Old English term 'niht,' which is derived from the Proto-Germanic word 'nahts' and is related to the Old Norse 'nótt' and the Dutch 'nacht.' These terms can be traced back to the Proto-Indo-European root 'nokwt,' which is also the source of the Latin word 'nox' and the Greek 'nyx.'

Example sentences with the word “night”

  1. During the night, the stars shone brightly in the sky.
  1. The concert lasted all night and everyone had a great time.
  1. In the dead of night, the forest came alive with the sounds of nocturnal creatures.
  1. They decided to take a romantic walk on the beach at night.

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Synonyms for “night”

Other words for “night” include evening, nighttime, dusk, twilight, dark, nightfall.

Word families for “night”

Nightly, nights, nts

Common misspellings of “night”


Similar words to “night”

Bight, eight, enlight, enright, fight, hight, insight, knight, knights, light, might, neigh, nicht, nigh, nighter, nighty, nightie, nightly, nights, right, sight, tight, tonight, wight, anigh, anight, anights, nighest, nighs, onsight, snight, undight, unmight, unright, unsight, untight, dight

Scrambled words derived from “night”

Nhtig, igthn, tghni, intgh, ingth, gnthi, nthig, hngti, gnhti, igtnh, hngit, hgtni, inhtg, tgnih, thing, ihgtn, gnhit, gthni, gntih, ihtng, gtnih, itnhg, hgitn, tihgn, ightn

Words that rhyme with “night”

Fight, light, right, sight, tight, might, bright, flight, height, slight, plight, kite, white, bite, write

Crossword clues for “night”

Darkness engulfs half the globe (5).

Anagrams of “night”


Fun facts about the word “night”

The word “night” has a Scrabble score of 9 and reads thgin in reverse.

Phonetic spelling of “night”

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The phonetic alphabet, specifically the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA), is a system of notation for the sounds of languages created by linguists. Unlike conventional written alphabets, which vary across languages and can have inconsistent mappings of symbols to sounds, the IPA is designed to provide a consistent and universally understood means of transcribing the sounds of any spoken language.

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“night” spelled in Morse code

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Morse code is a method used in telecommunication to encode text characters as sequences of two different signal durations, called dots and dashes, or dits and dahs. It was developed in the 1830s and 1840s by Samuel Morse and Alfred Vail for their new invention, the telegraph, which required a simple way to transmit text messages across long distances.

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ASCII spelling of “night”

Lowercase word: 110 105 103 104 116

Uppercase word: 78 73 71 72 84

ASCII, which stands for American Standard Code for Information Interchange, is a character encoding standard used by computers and electronic devices to understand and represent text.

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Binary spelling of “night”

Lowercase word: 1101110 1101001 1100111 1101000 1110100

Uppercase word: 1001110 1001001 1000111 1001000 1010100

Binary encoding is a system that computers and digital devices use to represent and process information. It's based on binary numbers, which are composed only of zeros and ones, known as bits.

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Hexadecimal value of “night”

Lowercase hexadecimal word: 0x6E 0x69 0x67 0x68 0x74

Uppercase hexadecimal word: 0x4E 0x49 0x47 0x48 0x54

Hexadecimal is a number system commonly used in computing as a human-friendly way of representing binary data. Unlike the decimal system, which is base 10 and uses digits from 0 to 9, the hexadecimal system is base 16, using digits from 0 to 9 and letters from A to F to represent the values 10 to 15.

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Decimal spelling of “night”

Lowercase: 110 105 103 104 116

Upprcase: 78 73 71 72 84

The decimal system, also known as base-10, is the numerical system most commonly used by people in everyday life. It's called "base-10" because it uses ten digits: 0 through 9. Each position in a decimal number represents a power of 10.

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Octal value of “night”

Lowercase: 156 151 147 150 164

Upprcase: 116 111 107 110 124

Octal is a base-8 number system used in digital computing. Unlike the decimal system which uses ten digits (0-9), and the binary system which uses two (0 and 1), the octal system uses eight digits: 0 through 7. Each position in an octal number represents a power of 8.

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