Monday, September 29, 2014

Days in a week - how to say it in local dialects

When asked on what day would you like to cook your favorite dish or would like to go out for dinner date, and you like to answer it in local dialect, the following might help you:

araw – (á-raw; Tagalog) (adlaw in Cebuano, Boholano, Waray, & Ilonggo; aldaw in Bicolano & Ilocano; agew in Pangasinense; aldo in Capampangan; gawii in Maranao; su guey in Maguindanaon) [n.] day

Linggo (ling-gó; Tagalog day) (Domingo [do-ming-go] in Cebuano, Boholano, Ilonggo, Ilocano, & Capampangan; Dominggo in Bicolano & Waray; Simba in Pangasinense; Akad in Maranao; Acad in Maguindanaon; Ahad in Yakan) [n.] Sunday

Lunes (lú-nes; Tagalog, Cebuano, Boholano, Waray, Bicolano, Capampangan, and Ilocano day; dw Span. lunes [Monday]) (Lunis in Pangasinense; Isnin in Maranao, Maguindanaon, & Yakan) [n.] Monday

Martes (mar-tés; Tagalog, Cebuano, Boholano, Waray, Ilonggo, Capampangan, Bicolano, and Ilocano day; dw Span. martes [Tuesday]) (Martis in Pangasinense; Salasa in Maranao & Maguindanaon) [n.] Tuesday

Miyerkules (mi-yér-ku-lés; Tagalog, Capampangan, and Waray day; dw Span. miércoles [Wednesday]) (Miyerkoles or Merkules in Cebuano & Boholano; Mierkoles or Miyerkoles in Bicolano; Miercoles or Miyerkoles in Ilonggo & Ilocano; Mierkulis in Pangasinense; Arbaa in Maranao; Arba in Maguindanaon) [n.] Wednesday

Huwebes (hu-we-bes; Tagalog, Cebuano, Boholano, Waray, Bicolano, and Capampangan, and Ilocano day; dw Span. jueves [Thursday]) (a.k.a. Hwebes in Cebuano; a.k.a. Huybes in Boholano; Huebes in Ilonggo; also spelled as Huebes in Bicolano and Capampangan; also spelled as Juebes in Ilocano; Huibis in Pangasinense; Kamis in Maranao; Kammis in Maguindanaon) [n.] Thursday

Biyernes (bi-yer-nes; Tagalog, Cebuano, Boholano, and Waray day; dw Span. viernes [Friday]) (a.k.a. Bernes in Cebuano & Boholano; Biernes in Ilonggo, Capampangan, & Bicolano; Biernes or Viernes in Ilocano; Biernis in Pangasinense; Diyamaat in Maranao; Guiamat in Maguindanaon) [n.] Friday

Sabado (sá-ba-do, sa-ba-dó; Tagalog, Capampangan, Cebuano, Boholano, Waray, Ilonggo, Bicolano, Ilocano, and Pangasinense day; dw Span. sábado [Saturday]) (Sapeto in Maranao; Saptu in Maguindanaon) [n.] Saturday

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