Hausa

Days of the week & months of the year

Knowing the days of the week and months of the year can help you stay organized, understand seasonal differences, know when an article was published. etc. Below is a quick lesson with a short practice test on days of the week and months of the year in Hausa.

Days of the week

Monday Litinin
Tuesday Talata
Wednesday Laraba
Thursday Alhamis
Friday Juma’a
Saturday Asabar
Sunday Lahadi

 

Months of the year (Christian calendar)

You will notice that months of the year are very similar in English and Hausa.

January Janairu
February Fabarairu
March Maris
April Afrilu
May Mayu
June Yuni
July Yuli
August Agusta
September Satumba
October Oktoba
November Nuwamba
December Disamba

 

Now use them together!

Wace rana ce yau? (what day is it?)

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Resources for Self-Instructional Learners of Less Commonly Taught Languages by University of Wisconsin-Madison Students in African 671 is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.