Time vocabulary and Periods of time in English

periods of time vocabulary in English

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Learn the Essential English words needed to represent time vocabulary and period vocabulary of the year with ease using the extensive examples given below. We hope you enjoy and learn more in this session as usual.

Time vocabulary and Periods of time in English

Morning
The time of the day after sunrise or the early part of the day.
Afternoon
The middle part of the day or the time between noon and evening
Evening
The late part of afternoon or the early part of the night
Night
The last part of the day.
Midnight
The middle of the night or at 12 O’clock at night

Dawn
The first part of the day or the time when the sun rises
Dusk
The last part of the day or the time when the day gets darker and night begins
Sunrise
The first part of the day when the sun rises.
Sunset
The last part of the day when the sun goes down and night begins.

Day
A day is a 24 hour period beginning at 12 AM-midnight.
Days of the Week
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday.
Noon
The middle part of the day or 12 O’clock at day.
Week
A week is a collection of 7 days beginning on Monday and ending on Sunday
Weekend
Saturday and Sunday are days of the weekend.
Month
A period of month consists of 4 Weeks or 30 Days.

Months of the year

January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December.
Year
A period of year consists of 52 Weeks or 121 Months or 365 Days
Season
A particular period of the year with unique characteristics and quality based on earth’s changing position.
Autumn
Autumn is the season when leaves fall from the trees. It is the third season of the year and comes after summer.
Winter
The Coldest and last season of the year. Winter comes after autumn and before spring
Spring
Spring is the first season of the year and comes before summer.
Summer
The second season of the year and the hottest of all four seasons.

Hourly
Happening every hour
Daily
Happening every day
Weekly
Happening every week
Monthly
Happening every month
Fortnight
A period of two weeks
Quarterly
An event or a happening that occurs once in every 3 months or four times a year
Half-yearly
An event that happens twice a year or once in six months
Yearly
Happening every year

Periods

Era
A period of time that has particular quality
Annual
An event that takes place every year.
Biannual
An even that happens once in two years
Biennial
An event that takes place once in every two years
Triennium
A period of three years
Decade
a period of ten years
Century
A period of one hundred years
Millennium
A period of thousand years
Leap Day
February 29 is the leap day and occurs once in every four years.
Leap Year
A year containing one additional day (366 days) instead of the usual 365 days
BC
Before Christ – Label used to represent years in Julian calendar
AD
Anno Domini Label used to represent years in Julian calendar

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