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Is there any difference between 整日 and 整天

整日 : whole day refers to only day ?

整天 : whole day refers to day & night?

Dictionary Meaning:
整日 zhěngrì all day along, whole day 整天 zhěngtiān whole day

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Actually they're the same, they both mean a whole day. However:

  • 整日 is more formal; it is always used in written language.
  • 整天 is casual, such as when your mom complaining about you:

    整天玩游戏
    "playing games all day".

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  • Is there anyword Day and Night equivalent in chinese? – user27485 Apr 22 at 6:53
  • Surprise, surprise -- 整天整夜 – Wayne Cheah Apr 22 at 8:24
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    @user27485 Yes. 日夜, such as 日夜不停。 – joehua Apr 22 at 9:22
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    @user27485 just to supplement, there is 日夜 but not *天夜. – L Parker Apr 22 at 10:14
  • 日以繼夜 is similar to 日夜不停 – Tang Ho Apr 22 at 22:31

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