Do not capitalize the name of the month. Ddmmyyyy day first month number and year in left to right writing direction in afar french and somali dmyy is a common alternative.
So november 10 2010 10 novembre 2010 would be written 10112010.
The date in french format. This can be confusing if you are mixing between speakers of american english and french so it is often best to write it out or to write an abbreviation for the month to be clear ie. Because this date structure puts the date before the month abbreviated dates follow this format. Heres how to write the date in french.
To write the date in french start by writing the date of the month followed by the month and finally the year. If you need to include the day of the week write that first. You can read the day month hour minute and second.
Since we are on the subject of dates lets not disappoint people who searched for date french looking for advise on how to date in french and found this grammar article. When writing the short form of the date in french it is more important than ever to remember that the day goes first followed by the month. To ask somebody the date in french say.
This page will help you learn dates and times in french. This is easy for british english speakers since they use the same format as the french but can be very confusing for american english speakers. Month name yyyy and in handwriting dm yy or dm yyyy are also acceptable dsiso 86012005.
If you ever write letters make plans or request appointments this lesson will be invaluable. Writing the short form of dates. 6 what about dating in french.
Quelle est la date aujourdhui. Dates and times in french do you want to know what the date is in french. Give us an english day of the week that ends in y and well give you a french one that doesnt.
If the date you are writing is the first of the month write it as 1er pronounced premier followed by the name of the month. First it might be a good idea to first review my previous lessons on french numbers and the months in french. In this lesson you will learn how to ask and tell the date in french.
I wrote two articles about dating in french since the way french people date is quite different from the american way. There are a few little formulas to memorize in french but otherwise dates are very easy to talk about.