"por la noche" v.s."en la noche": Should they be used in different situations?

JohnA1Kwiziq community member

"por la noche" v.s."en la noche": Should they be used in different situations?

d

Asked 7 months ago
InmaKwiziq team member

Hola John

In Peninsular Spanish we use preposition "por" to say "in the morning", "in the afternoon", and "in the evening". In some parts of Northern Spain preposition "a" is sometimes used too, but this is not the general use. 

You may have heard "en" but that would be in some parts of Latin America, not in Spain.

Kwiziq is focused on Peninsular Spanish at the moment, although we plan to have a Latin American version too at some point in the future.

Un saludo

Inma

"por la noche" v.s."en la noche": Should they be used in different situations?

d

Sign in to submit your answer

Don't have an account yet? Join today

Ask a question

Find your Spanish level for FREE

Test your Spanish to the CEFR standard

Find your Spanish level >>
Clever stuff underway!