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Months Yue (yuu-eh) 月

 
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  Months Yue (yuu-eh) 月
 

The Chinese word for month is yue (yuu-eh). Yue is used when naming or listing the months, and ri (ree) is used when giving dates. The names of the months consist of the appropriate number plus yue – in other words, yi (one) plus yue (month) equals to January.

January

Yiyue (ee-yuu-eh)

一月

February

Eryue (urr-yuu-eh)

二月

March

Sanyue (sahn-yuu-eh)

三月

April

Siyue (suh-yuu-eh)

四月

May

Wuyue (woo-yuu-eh)

五月

June

Liuyue (leo-yuu-eh)

六月

July

Qiyue (chee-yuu-eh)

七月

August

Bayue (bah-yuu-eh)

八月

September

Jiuyue (jeo-yuu-eh)

九月

October

Shiyue (shr-yuu-eh)

十月

November

Shiyiyue (shr-ee-yuu-eh)

十一月

December

Shieryue (shr-urr-yuu-eh)

十二月

This month

Zhei-ge yue (jay-guh yuu-eh)

这个月

Next month

Xia-ge yue (shee-ah-guh yuu-eh)

下个月

Last month

Shang-ge yue (shahng-guh yuu-eh)

上个月

Month after next

Xiaxia-ge yue (shee-ah-shee-ah-guh yuu-eh)

下下个月

Monthly

Mei-ge yue (may-guh yuu-eh)

每个月

To enumerate months, add the prefix ge (guh) to yue, the word for month, and put the appropriate number in front of the word:

1 month

Yi geyue (ee guh-yuu-eh)

一个月

2 months

Liang-ge yue (lee-ahng-guh yuu-eh)

两个月

5 months

Wu-ge yue (woo-guh yuu-eh)

五个月

6 months

Liu-ge yue (leo-guh yuu-eh)

六个月

12 months

Shier-ge yue (shr-urr-guh yuu-eh)

十二个月

Every month

Mei-ge yue (may-guh yuu-eh)

每个月

A few months

Ji-ge yue (jee-guh yuu-eh)

几个月

 

 
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