Japanese Months

The name of each month of the year is quite similar to months in Chinese language but the name of the months in Japanese language have a history about where they come. The next vocabulary list is going to help you to learn about months, which is very useful when one wants to give a date. Every month of the year is in kanji, hiragana or katakana and romaji.

Months in Japanese

Month - (月) - (がつ) - (Gatsu)

English Kanji Hiragana/ Katakana Romaji
January 一月 いちがつ Ichigatsu
February 二月 にがつ Nigatsu
March 三月 さんがつ Sangatsu
April 四月 しがつ Shigatsu
May 五月 ごがつ Gogatsu
June 六月 ろくがつ Rokugatsu
July 七月 しちがつ Shichigatsu
August 八月 はちがつ Hachigatsu
September 九月 くがつ Kugatsu
October 十月 じゅうがつ Jūgatsu
November 十一月 じゅういちがつ Jūichigatsu
December 十二月 じゅうにがつ Jūnigatsu

Examples:

  • She is going to go to Japanese in June.

  • 彼女は六月に日本に行くつもりです.

  • Kanojo wa rokugatsu ni Nippon ni iku tsumoridesu.
  • Bill was born in May.

  • 法案は、五月に生まれた.

  • Hōan wa, gogatsu ni umareta.
  • The main holiday in the USA is in July.

  • 米国での主な祝日は七月には.

  • Beikoku de no omona shukujitsu wa shichigatsu ni wa.

  • Jenny's birthday is not in December.

  • ジェニーの誕生日は十二月には

  • Jenī no tanjō-bi wa jūnigatsu ni wa.

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