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Days, Months and Seasons in German

Learn the German names for days of the week, months of the year and seasons. In this German lesson, provided by Edvog.com, you will find pronunciation tips, common words and phrases, examples and other useful resources that will make the learning process fun and easy.

Days of the week in German

Now let's study how to say in German What day is today? and how to answer if you are asked by someone. The pronunciation tips are found on the third column.

English German Pronunciation
What day is today? Welcher Tag ist heute? vel-hayr tak eest hoyter?
Today is... Heute ist... hoyter eest
Monday Montag mon-tak
Tuesday Dienstag deens-tak
Wednesday Mittwoch mit-vok
Thursday Donnerstag dohners-tak
Friday Freitag freye-tak
Saturday Samstag zams-tak
Sunday Sonntag zon-tak
Months of the year in German

Below you will study the German names of the months of the year. The pronunciation tips are found on the third column.

English German Pronunciation
January Januar ya-noo-ah
February Februar fe-broo-ah
March März merts
April April ah-pril
May Mai my
June Juni yoo-nee
July Juli yoo-lee
August August ow-goost
September September zehp-tehm-ber
October Oktober oktoh-ber
November November no-vehm-ber
December Dezember deh-tsem-ber
Seasons of the year in German

Below you will study the German names of the seasons of the year. The pronunciation tips are found on the third column.

English German Pronunciation
Spring der Frühling dare frew-link
Summer der Sommer dare zom-mer
Autumn der Herbst dare harbst
Winter der Winter dare vin-ter
German Vocabulary related to Days, Months, Seasons and Weather

For learners who want to improve their German vocabulary, we have put together a list with common words and phrases, useful in conversations about days of the week, months of the year and seasons. In the table below are also included some weather related words.

English German Pronunciation
today heute hoyter
tomorrow morgen morgen
yesterday gestern kestern
day / days tag / tage tak / tah-ker
week / weeks Woche / Wochen voh-hay / voh-hayn
weekend Wochenende voh-hayn-ehnday
weather das Wetter das vay-tah
weather forecast Wettervorhersage vay-tah-foher-tsake
How's the weather today? Wie ist das Wetter heute? vee ist das vay-tah hoyter
It's sunny Es ist sonnig es ist tsoneeh
It's cloudy Es ist bewölkt es is bay-vurlkt
It's freezing Es ist eiskalt es ist eyess-kalt
clouds die Wolken dee volkayn
cold kalt kalt
earthquake das Erdbeben erd-bay-ben
fog der Nebel dare nay-bel
frost der Frost dare frost
ice das Eis das eyess
lightning der Blitz dare bleets
rain der Regen dare ray-ken
snow der Schnee dare shnay
star der Star dare shtar
storm der Sturm dare shtoorm
sun die Sonne dee zonay
sunrise der Sonnenaufgang dare zonayn-aoof-gang
sunset der Sonnenuntergang dare zonayn-oonter-gang
very warm sehr warm zer varm
warm warm varm

Important! Because some German sounds are not found in English we have tried to come up with something that sounds similar, for this reason the pronunciation tips from above are simply informational and does not offer any guarantee.

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