五更

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Mandarin[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin wǔgēng
Zhuyin ㄨˇ ㄍㄥ
IPA (key) /u²¹⁴⁻²¹¹ kɤŋ⁵⁵/

Noun[edit]

五更 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin wǔgēng)

  1. (archaic) the five watches of the night
  2. (archaic) fifth watch (between 3:00am and 5:00am)

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