Today, I would like to share another essential Japanese words about
“the days of the week in Japanese” with you.
It is probably one of the first things that you learn at school all over the world. And it’s also a word that you will continue to use for the rest of your life.
There are also 6 very useful chart to learn “The word of past, present and future for Days, Weeks, Months and Years in Japanese” as well!
Use the following charts and learn “Days of the week in Japanese” easy!
Days of the week in Japanese
Day of the week in Japanese is 曜日(Yoobi).
For example, we daily use question like…
・What day is today?
今日は何曜日ですか？ (Kyoo wa nan yoobi desuka)
・Which day is the best for you?
どの曜日が一番良いですか？ (Dono yoobi ga ichiban ii desuka)
|Days of the Week in Japanese
Japanese people normally use abbreviation for the days of the week as below on newspapers and other any documents .
2020年 10月21日(水)ーWednesday, October 21, 2020
Here is a conversation example to make an appointment with someone using a day of the week in Japanese.
(Raisyuu nara aki ga arimasu ga, dono yoobi ga yoroshii desu ka)
(Kinyoobi de onegaishimasu)
Months of the year in Japanese
If you already know how to count numbers in Japanese,
Months of the year in Japanese is sooo easy to learn!
The New Year in Japan is January, which is the first month of the calendar.
What you need to do is just add “月(gatsu)” after the numbers 1(January)~12(December), such as 1月, 2月 and 3月.
今は何月ですか？ (Ima wa nan gatsu desuka)
Here is a chart for “Month of the year” in Japanese.
|Months of the Year in Japanese
& All Kanji
※Japanese people used to use Kanji letter to write numbers before, but it’s not so common to use in everyday life now. However you still might see these writing in Japanese temple or in some Samurai type of movies and comics.
Month in Japanese is basically 月(tsuki).
Same word as 月(gatsu or getsu) but pronunciation is different.
Here are some example sentences.
・I want to eat a delicious cake at least once a month.
(Sukunakutomo tsuki ni ichido wa oishii keeki ga tabetai)
・Set goals for this month at the beginning of the month.
(Tsuki no hajime ni kongetsu no tassei mokuhyou wo kime masyou)
・January to February is the coldest month of the year.
(Ichi-gatsu kara ni-gatsu wa ichinenn no naka de mottomo samui tsuki desu)
How to say the past, present, and future days
Here is chronological chart for days in Japanese.
There are some words have 2 to 3 different ways to read same Kanji.
And also there are some words have 2 different Kanji but having same meaning.
In such cases, those words are listed from the top in the order in which they are often used.
|Days in Japanese
The past, present and future
|The other day||先日||sen-jitsu|
|At a later date||後日||go-jitsu|
Let’s study the past, present, and future for week, month and year, too!
|Weeks in Japanese -The past, present and future|
|Months in Japanese -The past, present and future|
|Years in Japanese -The past, present and future|
|All year round||一年中||ichi-nen-jyuu|
Day of the week in Japanese is
What you need to do is just add “曜日(yoobi)” after the Kanji represents each day of the week, 日(Sun), 月(Mon), 火(Tue), 水(Wed), 木(Thu), 金(Fri), 土(Sat), such as 日曜日, 月曜日 and 火曜日.
There are 6 very useful chart to learn “The word of past, present and future for Days, Weeks, Months and Years in Japanese” as well.
It’s good to print out and practice them over and over!!
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