I live in India, and I speak Hindi, Punjabi and English very well. I have also been learning some more languages.
The days of the week mean a lot to us. They draw up a calendar for various aspects of our lives.
In this article, we are going to discuss the names of all the days of the week in Spanish. The Spanish names of the days have been provided alongside their English meanings to help readers learn them.
|Day Name in English||Day Name in Spanish|
The Spanish name for Sunday is Domingo.
The word "Domingo" is derived from the Latin term "Dominicus" which means "belonging to lord" in English.
The Spanish name for Monday is Lunes.
The Spanish name of Monday "Lunes" is derived from the latin word "dia lunae" which means "the day of moon" in English.
The translation for the word Tuesday in Spanish is Martes.
The Spanish name for Tuesday, which is "Martes" is ascribed with regard to the Roman god of war "Mars".
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The word for Wednesday in Spanish is Miercoles.
The Spanish name for Wednesday, which is "Miercoles" is ascribed with regard to the Roman god Mercury.
The Spanish name for Thursday is Jueves.
The origin of the word "Jueves" is associated with the Greek god Zeus.
The Spanish word for Friday is Viernes.
Viernes is derived from the Latin term "Veneris diēs" which means "day of Venus" in English.
The word for Saturday in Spanish is Sabado.
The etymology behind the word "Sabado" is linked to the Sabbath day (the day that God rested after the creation of the world)
It's quiz time now!
For each question, choose the best answer. The answer key is below.
- What is the Spanish name for Monday?
- What is Thursday called in the Spanish language?
- Friday is called ............... in Spanish.
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