Which day comes before Monday

The days of the week in German


 

by Alexander Nietsch


 

For what level is this blog article written?
This article on the topic of "The days of the week in German" is aimed at everyone who speaks German from the Level A1 learn.

From Monday to Sunday - the German weekdays

Knowing the days of the week in a foreign language is very useful. It enables the planning of hotel stays, excursions and appointments.
If you know the names of the individual days, you can pronounce specific times.

How to correctly spell the German days of the week

In German, the week begins on Monday and ends on Sunday.
Except for mid - week all days of the week end with the ending -Day.

Spelling

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

Memory aid

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday - day

Saturday

Sunday

The German days of the week are always capitalized because they are proper names.
All German weekdays have a male article.

Examples of the use of the days of the week in German

  • At the Friday let's go to a concert.
  • The Sunday is a Christian holiday.
  • The Monday is the first working day of the week.
  • Saturday and Sunday is called a weekend.

The official abbreviations for the days of the week

The German days of the week can be abbreviated. The abbreviation consists of the first two letters of the day of the week.
There can be a point after the two letters. The abbreviation is only written, not spoken.

Writing the day of the week

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

Abbreviation of the day of the week

Mon

Tuesday

Wed

Do.

Fr.

Sat

So.


 

Examples are:

  • On Monday, September 16, 2014
  • On Saturday, September 13th, 2014