https://www.duolingo.com/naomi-rose

know the Spanish days of the week easily

This video really helped me out with remembering the days of the week in Spanish: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HOTR5OF2A4Y

October 16, 2014

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https://www.duolingo.com/lexx_it
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I remember them as the names of planets: Moon, Mars, Mercury, Jupiter, Venus. Sábado is very similar to Saturday in Russian - суббота. Domingo has to be remembered as is, but actually i do remember that it's the "day of Lord".

October 17, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/subetealanutria
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Indeed:

Lunes - Luna

Martes - Marte

Miécoles - Mercurio

Jueves - Júpiter

Viernes - Venus

Sábado - Saturno

Domingo - Dominus (The Lord's)

October 17, 2014

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Well, sábado is not related to Saturn, the Roman god of agriculture, it's from hebrew word shabbat, although in Latin it was "dies Saturni".

October 17, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/shlafirylang

It is weird that a lot of languages took the word Shabbat(שבת) to name Saturday, I'm an Hebrew speaker and that's why I find it easy to learn how to say Saturday in a lot of languages.

October 17, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/Talca
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Shabbat shalom, Shla.

October 17, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/jkl
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its a basic component of the 10 commandments, where humanity has to keep the holy day

October 17, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/timstellmach
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Most of these (Saturday and Sunday excepted) correspond to associations with the Norse gods who gave the days their names in English. So if you know your mythology, you can remember that way.

"Tuesday" = "Tyr's Day." Tyr and Mars are both war gods.

"Wednesday" = "Odin's Day." Odin and Mercury were both gods of magic (among other things)

"Thursday" = "Thor's Day." Thor and Jove were both gods of thunder.

"Friday" = "Frigg's Day." Frigg and Venus were both goddesses of love.

And of course "Monday" is "Moon Day."

October 20, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/MewFan1369

Thanks :) Very helpful :)

October 17, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/tsubakigirl

I remember 'domingo' by thinking that I have dominoes on Sunday

October 18, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/subetealanutria
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This one can also be helpful: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w7gZKVF38Bc

"La semana" by Amparanoia is a cover of "Police on my back" by The Clash.

October 17, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/MewFan1369

Anyone wanna help me with my Espanol? Much appreciated :)

October 17, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/IsaacAddis

lol! Thanks!

October 17, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/Rebast

gave you a lingot

October 17, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/Spanishman226

Me too

October 18, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/4Choons

Thank you for posting it for us to learn from your style.

October 18, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/Alexisgaribaldi

hi im alexis and im new to this website

October 21, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/naomi-rose

Hi Alexis! I hope you enjoy it here! It's a great website!

December 1, 2014
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