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17.7: Dates

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    Januar January Sonntag Sunday
    Jänner January Montag Monday
    Februar February Dienstag Tuesday
    März March Mittwoch Wednesday
    April April Donnerstag Thursday
    Mai May Freitag Friday
    Juni June Samstag Saturday
    Juli July Sonnabend Saturday
    August August
    September September
    Oktober October
    November November
    Dezember December
    der 1. August August first, the first of August
    am 1. August on the first of August
    am Montag on Monday
    Montags on Mondays
    am Montag, d. 1. August on Monday, the first of August
    vom 12. bis (zum) 14. August from the 12th to the 14th of August
    Den wievielten haben wir heute? / Welches Datum haben wir heute? What is today’s date?
    Heute haben wir den 1. August / Heute ist der 1. August Today is the first of August.
    neunzehnhundertzweiundneunzig 1992
    die Zwanziger the 20s (a particular decade within a century)
    im 20. Jahrhundert in the 20th century
    v.Chr. B.C.
    n.Chr. A.D.

    In German, unlike English, dates don’t always need to be introduced by a preposition:

    Ich komme Montag.
    I’m coming on Monday.

    Sie ist 1985 geboren.
    She was born in 1985.

    This page titled 17.7: Dates is shared under a CC BY-NC-SA license and was authored, remixed, and/or curated by Howard Martin revised by Alan Ng.

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