2016-12-09

vocabulary: days of the week

Monday: djaluna (Aruba spelling: dia luna)
Tuesday: djamars (dia mars)
Wednesday: djárason (dia rason)
Thursday: djaweps (diaweps)
Friday: djabièrnè (dia bièrne)
Saturday: djasabra (dia sabra)
Sunday: djadumingu (dia domingu)

week: siman
weekly: semanal*
weekend: fin di siman / wikènt

*that’s not a typo, the first vowel in siman is i but in semanal it’s e

How to say “Monday through Friday”: (di) djaluna pa djabièrnè … An example found online: muchanan i hobennan por partisipá di djaluna pa djabièrnè di 4'or di atardi pa 7'or di anochi

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