Germanic Languages Comparative Vocabulary: Days, Months, and Seasons

Learn the days, months and seasons in German, Dutch, Afrikaans, Swedish, and Danish


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English German Dutch Afrikaans Swedish Danish
Monday Montag maandag Maandag måndag mandag
Tuesday Dienstag dinsdag Dinsdag tisdag tirsdag
Wednesday Mittwoch woensdag Woensdag onsdag onsdag
Thursday Donnerstag donderdag Donderdag torsdag torsdag
Friday Freitag vrijdag Vrydag fredag fredag
Saturday Samstag / Sonnabend* zaterdag Saterdag lördag lørdag
Sunday Sonntag zondag Sondag söndag søndag
January Januar januari Januarie januari januar
February Februar februari Februarie februari februar
March März maart Maart mars marts
April April april April april april
May Mai mei Mei maj maj
June Juni juni Junie juni juni
July Juli juli Julie juli juli
August August augustus Augustus augusti august
September September september September september september
October Oktober october Oktober oktober oktober
November November november November november november
December Dezember december Desember december december
spring der Frühling voorjaar lente vår forår
summer der Sommer zomer somer sommar sommer
autumn der Herbst herfst herfs höst efterår
winter der Winter winter winter vinter vinter
afternoon der Nachmittag namiddag namiddag eftermiddag eftermiddag
century das Jahrhundert eeuw eeu århundrade (n) aarhundrede (n)
dawn der Tagesanbruch dageraad dagbreek daggryning daggry (n)
day der Tag dag dag dag dag
dusk die Dämmerung schemering skemer skymming tusmørke (n)
evening der Abend avond aand afton aften
fortnight vierzehn Tage veertien dagen veertien dae fjorton dagar fjorten dage
holiday der Feiertag vakantiedag vakansie helgdag festdag
hour die Stunde uur (n) uur timme time
half hour eine halbe Stunde een half uur half uur en halvtimme en halv time
quarter hour eine Viertelstunde een kwartier kwartier en kvart et kvarter (n)
hour and half anderthalb Studen anderhalfuur uur en 'n half en och en halv timme halvanden time
leap year das Schaltjahr schrikkeljaar (n) skrikkeljaar skottår (n) skudaar
midnight dier Mitternacht middernacht middernag midnatt midnat
minute die Minute minuut minuut minut minut (n)
month der Monat maand maand månad maaned
morning der Morgen morgen môre morgon morgen
night die Nacht nacht nag natt nat
noon der Mittag middag middag middag middag
season die Jahreszeit jaargetijde (n) seisoen årstid aarstid
second die Sekunde seconde sekonde sekund sekund (n)
sunrise der Sonnenaufgang zonsopgang sonop soluppgång solopgang
sunset der Sonnenuntergang zonsondergang sononder solnedgång solnedgang
time die Zeit tijd tyd tid tid
today heute vandaag vandag idag  
tomorrow morgen morgen môre imorgon  
week die Woche week week vecka uge
year das Jahr jaar (n) jaar år (n) aar (n)
yesterday gestern gisteren gister igår  


* Sonnabend is only used in the northern and eastern parts of Germany.

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