How do You Say June in Spanish?

What do You Call Months in Spanish? Can you Abbreviate Months in Spanish? What do You Call Year in Spanish? What do you call Seasons, Directions, and Days in Spanish?

Wall calendars may seem outdated, but they always come in handy when you want to mark something instantly. Though it is my opinion still it feels nostalgic to look at those old calendars and re-live the year in moments. Well, today you will get another chance to look at the calendar as you will learn how do you say the months in Spanish. Along with that how do you say June in Spanish and how do you pronounce junio?

1. What do You Call Month in Spanish?

Just like the English calendar, the name of the months in the Spanish language was derived from the Roman Gods, festivals, numbers, and leaders. In Spanish, you will call months as meses. Here is the name of the month in English with their Spanish version. 

  • January – enero
  • February – febrero
  • March – marzo
  • April – abril
  • May – mayo
  • June – junio
  • July – julio
  • August – agosto
  • September – septiembre
  • October – octubre
  • November – noviembre
  • December – diciembre

2. Can You Abbreviate Month Names in Spanish?

Yes, you can abbreviate them, but a couple of them are not abbreviated. Here is the list of the Spanish months in their abbreviated form.

  • Enero – Jan
  • feb – Feb
  • marzo – Mar
  • abr – Apr
  • mayo – May
  • jun – Jun or June
  • jul – Jul or July
  • agosto – Aug
  • set – Sept
  • oct – Oct
  • nov – Nov
  • dic – Dec

3. How do You Say the Months in Spanish?

The months in Spanish may seem easy and almost similar to English, but their pronunciation is different. If you are not aware of it, let me explain it further. 

  • January – enero, ay-nair-oh
  • February – febrero, fay-bray-roh
  • March – marzo, mar-soh
  • April – abril, ah-breel
  • May – mayo, mi-oh
  • June – junio, hoo-nee-oh
  • July – julio, hoo-lee-oh
  • August – agosto, ah-gohs-toh
  • September – septiembre, sayp-tee-aim-bray
  • October –  octubre, ohk-too-bray
  • November – noviembre, noh-bee-aim-bray
  • December – diciembre, dee-see-aim-bray

4. How do You Say June in Spanish?

As mentioned above, the Spanish term for June is Junio. But it will not be said as Junio as the letter j in Spanish sounds like h (English alphabet sound) but stronger. If a word starts with j in Spanish, it will be pronounced as a strong h sound from the English alphabet. And, if there is a letter j at the end of the word it will be silent. (See How Do You Say 12:30 In Spanish?)

5. How do You Pronounce Junio?

Since the letter j is pronounced as the letter h in English, the pronunciation of Junio will be hoo-nee- oh. As you can see, I began with hoo which represents the letter j, nee for ni, and oh for the letter o. (See How do you say Happy New Year in Spanish?)

You learned that months in Spanish are known as meses, and now it is time to know what other terms related to years are called in Spanish. Here is the list along with their pronunciation,

  • Century – siglo, see-gloh
  • Decade – decada, deh-kah-dah
  • First of (a month) – el primero de [name of the month], pree-mair-oh day (month)
  • Millennium – milenio, mee-leh-nee-oh
  • Month – meses, mais
  • Year – ano, ahn-yoh

7. What are the Rules to Write Months in Spanish?

After knowing how do you say June in Spanish, it will be useful to know about the rules related to writing the months in Spanish. 

  • While writing dates in the format date-month-year, the month will be in Roman numerals and not in abbreviated forms or numbers. For example, the 15th of August 2018 will be written as 15-VIII-2018.
  • Months in Spanish are in singular and masculine form, but you do not use determiners and adjectives with them.
  • You can use three Spanish months as adjectives as well as nouns; they are abrileno (from abril). Marzal (from marzo), and agosteno (from agosto). For example, las hojas agostenas comienzan a caerse. It means August leaves start to fall down.
  • A month that cannot be used as an adjective can be used as de+month for giving the same effect as the adjective months. For example, dediciembre, defebrero, etc.
  • Spanish months are not written with a capital letter.
  • In both written and spoken Spanish, cardinal numbers are used in dates and not ordinal numbers. Also, the day is always before the month like El + (number) + de + month. For example, El cuatro de mayo means the fourth of March.

8. What do You Call Seasons in Spanish?

Talking about months and years but skipping out the seasons is not fair. Besides knowing how do you say June in Spanish, get to know what can you call seasons in Spanish.

  • Autumn – otono, oh. – toh. – nyoh
  • Seasons – estaciones, es-ta-sio-nes
  • Spring – primavera, pree-muh-veh-ruh
  • Summer – verano, beh. – rah. – noh
  • Winter – invierno, een. – byehr. – noh

9. What do You Call Directions in Spanish?

Well, every day is a new day in the life, and you are free to change the direction of your life whenever you want. But before that, it would be better to know what to call them in Spanish.

  • East: este, es-te
  • North: norte, nor-te
  • Northeast: noreste, nor-te-es-te
  • Northwest: noroeste, no-ro-es-te
  • South: sur, soor
  • Southeast: surest, sur-es-te
  • Southwest: suroeste, sur-o-es-te
  • West: oeste, o-es-et

10. How do You Say Days in Spanish?

After months, here is the list of the days of the week and other terms related to it in their English and Spanish versions. 

  • Day: dia, dee-ah
  • Friday: viernes, bee-air-nays
  • Monday: lunes, loo-nays
  • Saturday: sabado, sah-bah-doh
  • Sunday: domingo, doh-ming-oh
  • Thursday: jueves, hway-bays
  • Tuesday: martes, mar-tays
  • Wednesday: miercoles, mee-air-coh-lays
  • Week: semana, say-mahn-ah
  • Weekday: día laborable, di-a-la-bo-ra-ble
  • Weekend: fin de semana, feen day say-mahn-ah
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It was interesting to learn how do you say June in Spanish, now take a turn at days also. Our week does not end with just the names because there are numerous ways, we use them. Like when you say today was my baseball match, in this you used today instead of the name of the day. Therefore, take a look at the list to know about these basic terms in Spanish along with their pronunciations.

  • Day After Tomorrow: pasado manana, pah-sah-doh mahn-yahn-ah
  • Day Before Yesterday: anteayer, ahn-teh-eye-yair
  • Last: pasado / pasada, pah-sah-doh / dah
  • Last Night: anoche, ah-noh-chay
  • My Birthday: mi cumpleanos, mee coom-play-ahn-yohs
  • Next: próximo / próxima, prok-see-moh / mah
  • The Day Before: la víspera, vees-peh-rah
  • The Following Day: el día siguiente, dee-ah see-gwee-ehn-the
  • Today: hoy, oy
  • Tomorrow: manana, mahn-yahn-ah
  • Tonight: esta noche, es-tah noh-chay
  • Yesterday: ayer, eye-yair

So, today you find out how do you say June in Spanish. Do you remember how do you pronounce Junio? Have you made the list of how do you say the months in Spanish? It is time to share this Spanish month and week guide with a Spanish learner. How many languages do you know? (See What is the Meaning of 13 in Spanish?)

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