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A1.6.1 Romanian days of the week

Romanian days of the week vocabulary


In this lesson you are going to learn:

Days of the week in Romanian

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Monday

luni

/lunʲ/

Tuesday

marți

/marʦʲ/

Wednesday

miercuri

/'mjer.kurʲ/

Thursday

joi

/ʒoʲ/

Friday

vineri

/'vi.nerʲ/

Saturday

sâmbătă

/'sɨm.bə.tə/

Sunday

duminică

/du'mi.ni.kə/

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Sample weekdays in Romanian - A happy man

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On Monday I have a date

Luni am o întâlnire

/ɨn.tɨl'ni.re/

On Tuesday I'm buying her flowers

Marți îi cumpăr flori

/marʦʲ ɨʲ 'kum.pər florʲ/

On Wednesday we're going to [see a] the movies

Miercuri mergem la film

/'mjer.kurʲ merg la film/

On Thursday I'm kissing her

Joi o sărut

/ʒoʲ o sə'rut/

On Friday I get to know her parents

Vineri îi cunosc părinții

/'vi.nerʲ ɨʲ ku'nosk pə'rin.ʦiʲ/

On Saturday I'm getting married (only a man can say this, not a woman)

Sâmbătă mă însor

/'sɨm.bə.tə mə ɨn'sor/

On Sunday I'm happy (only a man can say this)

Duminică sunt fericit

/du'mi.ni.kə sunt fe.ri'ʃjt/

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Unlike English, the days of the week are written with in lower case (if they occur in the middle of a sentence).

In English one could use Monday or on Monday with no real difference in meaning. Both Monday and on Monday are translated in Romanian as luni

Each Monday, Tuesday... in Romanian

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Mondays

lunea

/'lu.ne̯a/

Tuesdays

marțea

/'mar.ʦʲ/

Wednesdays

miercurea

/'mjer.ku.re̯a/

Thursdays

joia

/'ʒo.ja/

Fridays

vinerea

/'vi.ne.re̯a/

Saturdays

sâmbăta

/'sɨm.bə.ta/

Sundays

duminica

/du'mi.ni.ka/

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How to say On Mondays,Tuesdays - regular repetitive actions in Romanian

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On Mondays I go to grandma

Lunea merg la bunica

/'lu.ne̯a merg la bu'ni.ka/

On Tuesdays I have the guitar classes

Marțea am cursurile de chita

/'mar.ʦe̯a am 'kur.su.ri.le de ki'ta.rə/

I go to the swimming pool on Wednesdays

Miercurea merg la pisci

/'mjer.ku.re̯a merg la pis't͡ʃi.nə/

On Thursdays I'm having fun with friends

Joia mă distrez cu prietenii

/'ʒo.ja mə dis.trez ku pri'e.te.nij/

On Fridays I'm leaving work earlier

Vinerea plec mai devreme de la servici

/'vi.ne.re̯a plek maj de'vre.me de la ser'vit͡ʃʲ/

On Saturdays I'm watching a match

Sâmbăta mă uit la meci

/'sɨm.bə.ta mə ujt la met͡ʃʲ/

On Sundays lunch-time we eat with the family

Duminica la prânz mâncăm în familie

/du'mi.ni.ka la prɨnz mɨn'kəm ɨn fa'mi.li.e/

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How to say today, yesterday, tomorrow, day after tomorrow, two days ago in Romanian

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today

(less formal)

azi

/azʲ/

Tomorrow

Mâine

/ˈmɨj.ne/

the day after tomorrow

poimâine

/'poj.mɨj.ne/

in two days' time

peste două zile

/'pes.te 'do.wə 'zi.le/

Yesterday

Ieri

/jerʲ/

the day before yesterday

alaltăieri

/a'lal.tə.jerʲ/

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Romanian Exercises: Days of the week in Romanian

Question 1 / 68

What is the correct translation for:

Monday


Romanian Exercises:

Question 1 / 24

Ce zi este…? (What day is it...?)

Ieri a fost sâmbătă. Azi e
ă î â ș ț

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