Time in Somali

This is a list of time related words in Somali. This includes days, months, seasons. Very helpful basic vocabulary for anyone. Let's start with days!

Days: Maalmaha
Monday: isniin
Tuesday: talaado
Wednesday: arbaco
Thursday: khamiis
Friday: jimce
Saturday: sabti
Sunday: axad

Now we move on to the 12 months of the year. What fun!

January: Janaayo
February: Febraayo
March: Maarso
April: Abril
May: Meey
June: Juun
July: Luulyo
August: Agoosto
September: Sebteember
October: Oktoobar
November: Nofeembar
December: Diseembar

Now let's learn about the seasons, hour, minutes and second...

Autumn: Dayr
Winter: Jiilaal
Spring: Gu'
Summer: Xagaa
Seasons: Xiliyada
Months: Bilo (Bilooyin)
Time: Waqti
Hour: Saacad
Minute: Daqiiqad
Second: Ilbidhiqsi

Finally we get to the senences section. This is where you will see some of the above time related words used in a common phrase.

Yesterday was Sunday: Shalay Axad bay ahayd
Today is Monday: Maanta waa Isniin
See you tomorrow!: Berri baan is arkaynaa
I will visit you in August: Waxaan ku soo booqan doonaa Agoosto
Winter is very cold here: Jiilaalka halkaan aad buu u qaboow yahay
I was born in July: Waxaan dhashay Luulyo

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