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Names of the Seven Days of Week in Hindi (for English Speakers)

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Can you say the seven days of the week in Hindi?

Can you say the seven days of the week in Hindi?

Learning Hindi?

The days of the week mean a lot to us. Without them, how would we know what day it is?

In this article, you will learn the names of all the days of the week in Hindi language. The Hindi names of the days are also provided alongside their English translations in a list to make it easier for English readers to understand.

Days of the week in Hindi and English

Day Name in EnglishDay Name in Hindi (Roman Letters)Day Name in Hindi (Devanagari Script)

Sunday

Ravivaar

रविवार

Monday

Somvaar

सोमवार

Tuesday

Mangalvaar

मंगलवार

Wednesday

Budhvaar

बुधवार

Thursday

Guruvaar

गुरुवार

Friday

Shukravaar

शुक्रवार

Saturday

Shanivaar

शनिवार

The Hindi noun for the word day is din. Sometimes it is also called Vaar.

Additionally, the Hindi word for the "week" are saptaah(formally) and hafta(during informal conversations). Also the word "weeks" translates to haftey in Hindi. The Hindi translation of the word "month" is mahina and the word "months" translates to mahiney in Hindi. The Hindi words for the "year" are saal(during informal discussions) and varsh(formally).

Sunday

The Hindi name for Sunday is Ravivaar. It is written as रविवार in Hindi.

Etymology

The word "Ravivaar" represents the combination of the two words Ravi + Vaar. The word Ravi stands for the Sun in Hindi and Vaar for the day. Therefore, you may decipher the meaning of Ravivaar as "The Day of the Sun".

Ravivaar

Ravivaar

Monday

The Hindi noun for Monday is Somvaar. It is written as सोमवार in Hindi.

Etymology

The Monday got its name in Hindi (Somvaar) being derived from the word "Som" that means "The Moon".

Somvaar

Somvaar

Tuesday

The translation for the word Tuesday in Hindi is Mangalvaar. It is written as मंगलवार in Hindi.

Etymology

The Hindi name for Tuesdays which is "Mangalvaar" is attributed to the Hindu god of aggression "Mangala".

Mangalvaar

Mangalvaar

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Wednesday

The word for Wednesday in Hindi language is Budhvaar. It is written as बुधवार in Hindi.

Etymology

The name for the Wednesday in Hindi which is "Budhvaar" is derived after the name of a Hindu diety "Budha - The preserver of nature".

Budhvaar

Budhvaar

Thursday

The Hindi name for Thursday is Guruvaar. It is written as गुरुवार in Hindi. It is also called Brehaspativaar and then written as बृहस्पतिवार in Hindi.

Etymology

The word "Guruvaar" is a combination of two words, namely Guru and Vaar. The word Guru stands for the Teacher, Master or Preacher (in all aspects of life as religious, philosophical, academic, etc.) in Hindi and Vaar for the day. So you can decipher the meaning of Guruvaar as "The Day of the Master".

However, there is a compliment to it. Lord Brehaspati is seen as the teacher (Guru) of all the gods in Hindu mythology and another name for Thursday in Hindi is Brehaspativaar, which may also be the reason why this day is called "The Day of the Guru".

Guruvaar

Guruvaar

Friday

The Hindi noun for the word Friday is Shukravaar. It is written as शुक्रवार in Hindi.

Etymology

The Hindi name for Friday which is "Shukravaar" is attributed concerning the planet Venus, which has the name "Shukra" in Hindi.

Shukravaar

Shukravaar

Saturday

The word for Saturday in Hindi language is Shanivaar. It is written as शनिवार in Hindi.

Etymology

The Hindi name for Saturday which is "Shanivaar" is given in respect of the Hindu god of justice "Shani".

Shanivaar

Shanivaar

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