Time expressions

Multi-scriptal clock face

How to tell the time, and words for days, months and seasons in many languages.

Telling the time

How to tell the time in various languages.

  1. Afrikaans
  2. Basque, Bengali, Bosnian, Breton, Bulgarian
  3. Catalan, Chinese (Cantonese), Chinese (Mandarin), Chinese (Taiwanese), Cornish, Croatian, Cuyonon, Czech
  4. Danish, Dutch
  5. English, Esperanto, Estonian
  6. Faroese, Finnish, French
  7. German, German (Berlinisch), Greek, Gujarati
  8. Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian
  9. Icelandic, Irish (Gaelic), Italian
  10. Japanese
  11. Kadazandusun, Korean
  12. Laala, Latin, Low Saxon, Luxembourgish
  13. Macedonian, Manx (Gaelic)
  14. Neolatin, Norwegian
  15. Ojibwe
  16. Polish
  17. -
  18. Russian
  19. Scots, Scottish Gaelic, Serbian, Slovak, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish
  20. Tagalog, Tamil, Turkish
  21. Urdu
  22. Värmlandic, Vietnamese, Volapük
  23. Welsh
  24. -
  25. Yoruba

Time expressions in many languages (Excel, 205K)

How to write today's date in many languages

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