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German Time Days Months Colors

Learn the German Days of the Week, Months of the Year, Seasons, Colors and How to Tell the Time. Here you will learn the German names for days, months, seasons and colors. Lesson provided by edvog.com

Telling Time in German

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

English - German (Pronunciation)
What time is it, please? - Wieviel Uhr ist es, bitte? (vee-feel ooer ist es, bih-tay)
What time is it? - Wie spät ist es? (vee shpayt ist es)
it's one o'clock - Es ist ein Uhr (es ist eyen ooer)
it's two o'clock - Es ist zwei Uhr (es ist tsveye ooer)
it's three o'clock - Es ist drei Uhr (es ist drigh ooer)
it's four o'clock - Es ist vier Uhr (es ist feer ooer)
it's five o'clock - Es ist fünf Uhr (es ist fiewnf ooer)
it's six o'clock - Es ist sechs Uhr (es ist zeks ooer)
it's seven o'clock - Es ist sieben Uhr (es ist zee-ben ooer)
it's eight o'clock - Es ist acht Uhr (es ist akt ooer)
it's nine o'clock - Es ist neun Uhr (es ist noyn ooer)
it's ten o'clock - Es ist zehn Uhr (es ist tsen ooer)
it's eleven o'clock - Es ist elf Uhr (es ist elf ooer)
it's twelve o'clock - Es ist zwölf Uhr (es ist tsvurlf ooer)
it's nine fifteen - Es ist Viertel nach neun (es ist feer-tel nakh noyn)
it's half past nine - Es ist halb neun (es ist halb noyn)
it's nine forty-five - Es ist Viertel vor neun (es ist fee-ertel for noyn)
it's nine forty-five - Ist neun Uhr fünfundvierzig (ist noyn ooher fuunf-oond-fee-er-tsik)

How to say minutes / hours / days / months / years in the German language? In the list below you will learn how to say minutes / hours / days / months / years in German.

English - German (Pronunciation)
minute / minutes - minute / minuten (minoo-tay / minoo-ten)
hour / hours - stunde / stunden (shtoo-nday / shtoo-nden)
day / days - tag / tage (tak / tah-ker)
month / months - monat / monate (moh-naht / moh-nahtay)
year / years - jahr / jahre (yaar / yaaray)

German Phrases and Vocabulary about Time

If you want to improve your German vocabulary with some common words about time, then we recommend you to study carefully the following list.

English - German (Pronunciation)
morning - morgen (morhken)
afternoon - nachmittag (nakh-me-tahk)
evening - abend (abant)
night - nacht (nakht)
in the evening - am Abend (am abant)
A.M - vormittags (foah-mee-taks)
P.M - nachmittags (nah-mee-taks)
It's nine o'clock A.M - Es ist neun Uhr vormittags (es ist noyn ooer foah-mee-taks)
It's nine o'clock P.M - Es ist neun Uhr nachmittags (es ist noyn ooer nah-mee-taks)

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 list 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)

Colors in German

Below you will learn the name of the colors and how to pronounce them in the German language. Here you will find pronunciation tips, common words and phrases, examples and other useful resources that will make the learning process fun and easy.

English - German (Pronunciation)
white - weiß (vighss)
black - schwarz (shvarts)
gray - grau (gra-ooh)
red - rot (rot)
blue - blau (blau)
green - grün (greeoon)
yellow - gelb (gaylb)
orange - orange (orahnje)
pink - rosa (roza)
brown - braun (braoon)
turquoise - türkis (tewrkis)
beige - beige (bighka)
silver - silber (zilber)
gold - gold (golt)

German Colors Phrases

Now we will study a list of short phrases with each of the German colors learned in the above list, this way you will be able to better understand how to use the German color names in sentences.

English - German
a white dress - ein weißes Kleid
a black car - ein schwarzes Auto
a gray suit - ein grauer Anzug
a red dress - ein rotes Kleid
the sky is blue - der Himmel ist blau
the grass is green - das Gras ist grün
a yellow light - ein gelbes Licht
an orange light - ein orangefarbenes Licht
Your favorite color is pink? - Ihre Lieblingsfarbe ist rosa?
a brown bag - eine braune Tasche
a turquoise shirt - ein türkisfarbenes Hemd / T-Shirt
a beige shirt - ein beige Hemd / T-Shirt
silver colored - silberfarben
gold colored - goldfarben

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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