Alright, now it’s time to learn some vocabulary related to date and time. This lesson will teach you how the days of the week, months, seasons and times of day are called in Chinese.

This lesson is part of the chapter “Learning Chinese (Mandarin)“.

Date & time in Chinese

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Days of the week

EnglishChineseChinese
(Romanization)
Pronunciation
(Audio)
Monday
星期一
xīng qī yī
Tuesday
星期二
xīng qī èr
Wednesday
星期三
xīng qī sān
Thursday
星期四
xīng qī sì
Friday
星期五
xīng qī wǔ
Saturday
星期六
xīng qī liù
Sunday
星期天
xīng qī tiān
Weekend
周末
zhōu mò
on Monday
在星期一
zài xīng qī yī
on Tuesday
在星期二
zài xīng qī èr
on Wednesday
在星期三
zài xīng qī sān
on Thursday
在星期四
zài xīng qī sì
on Friday
在星期五
zài xīng qī wǔ
on Saturday
在星期六
zài xīng qī liù
on Sunday
在星期天
zài xīng qī tiān
at the weekend
在周末
zài zhōu mò
on Mondays
每周一
měi zhōu yī
on Tuesdays
每周二
měi zhōu èr
on Wednesdays
每周三
měi zhōu sān
on Thursdays
每周四
měi zhōu sì
on Fridays
每周五
měi zhōu wǔ
on Saturdays
每周六
měi zhōu liù
on Sundays
每周日
měi zhōu rì
at Weekends
每个周末
měi zhōu mò

Months

EnglishChineseChinese
(Romanization)
Pronunciation
(Audio)
January
一月
yī yuè
February
二月
èr yuè
March
三月
sān yuè
April
四月
sì yuè
May
五月
wǔ yuè
June
六月
liù yuè
July
七月
qī yuè
August
八月
bā yuè
September
九月
jiǔ yuè
October
十月
shí yuè
November
十一月
shí yī yuè
December
十二月
shí èr yuè

Seasons

EnglishChineseChinese
(Romanization)
Pronunciation
(Audio)
Spring
春季
chūn jì
Summer
夏季
xià jì
Autumn / Fall
秋季
qiū jì
Winter
冬季
dōng jì

Times of Day

EnglishChineseChinese
(Romanization)
Pronunciation
(Audio)
morning
上午
shàng wǔ
forenoon
午前
wǔ qián
noon
正午
zhèng wǔ
afternoon
下午
xià wǔ
evening
晚上
wǎn shàng
night
夜间
yè jiān
midnight
午夜
wǔ yè

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