The months in Italian

The name of the months in Italian are pretty straightforward to learn. This is because both the English and Italian calendars are based on Latin words.

The biggest difference is in the writing: you don’t capitalize the name of the months in Italian.


So, what are the months in Italian?

Let’s begin with the word month itself, complete with definite article and plural form.

Il mese
The month

I mesi
The months


Now for the months themselves!

Gennaio
January

Febbraio
February

the months in italian - january
Gennaio
January

Marzo
March

Aprile
April

Maggio
May

Giugno
June

Luglio
July

Agosto
August

Settembre
September

Ottobre
October

Novembre
November

the months in italian - october
Ottobre
October

Dicembre
December



Example sentences featuring the months in Italian

Luca è nato il 6 gennaio.
Luca was born on January 6th.

In che mese sei nato?
Which month were you born in?


I want to add one treat before we wrap up our lasson. You’ll surely know the nursery rhyme that goes Thirty Days Hath September… well, Italian has its own song too!

Trenta giorni ha novembre
Thirty days has November

con april, giugno e settembre.
with April, June and September.

Di ventotto ce n’è uno,
of twenty-eight days there’s one

tutti gli altri ne han trentuno!
all the others have thirty-one!


What next?

Now that you’ve seen how to say the name of the months in Italian, you might want to keep learning Italian online with these free Italian resources:

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