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Capitalized days.

Every 'day' I have seen in the lessons for Spanish have the days of the weeks not capitalized. It still shows 'Friday' (English) with a capital 'F' but 'viernes' (Spanish) has no capital 'v'.

However, obviously, in Spanish you still capitalize names; so does that mean that Spanish simply has definition of 'proper nouns'? Or does Spanish not follow the 'capitalize proper nouns rule'? Or is this simply a computer error?

Thanks.

May 4, 2018

6 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/SerendipityAngel

Spanish's capitalization rules are different that English's. You may have noticed that the months of the year are also not capitalized. I do not know the exact rules, but I know they are different. Hope this helps with your question!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/lweltin

Days in the Spanish language are not capitalized!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Chilotin

Spanish follows the "capitalize proper nouns rule". It is only that days and months are no longer considered proper nouns. So, "Hoy es viernes 4 de mayo de 2018".


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Victor_Str

Honestly, there's not a lot of languages which capitalizes the names of the days. It's a weird thing English does.

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