Dates in Scottish Gaelic

Details of how to talk about and write dates in Scottish Gaelic.

When writing dates, an abbreviated form can be used. For example 3rd May 2023 = 3mh Mhàrt 2023 or 3 Màrt 2023, and is said an treasamh latha dhen Mhàrt dà mhìle 's trì air fhichead.

Abbreviation Full form
1d a' chiad latha
2na/2ra an dàrna latha
3mh/3s an treasamh latha
4mh an ceathramh latha
5mh an còigeamh latha
6mh an siathamh latha
7mh an seachdamh latha
8mh an t-ochdamh latha
9mh an naoidheamh latha
10mh an deicheamh latha
11d a' chiad latha deug
12na an dàrna latha deug
13mh an treasamh latha deug
14mh an ceathramh latha deug
15mh an còigeamh latha deug
16mh an siathamh latha deug
17mh an seachdamh latha deug
18mh an t-ochdamh latha deug
19mh an naoidheamh latha deug
20mh am ficheadadamh latha
21d a' chiad latha air fichead
22na an dàrna latha air fichead
23mh an treasamh latha air fichead
24mh an ceathramh latha air fichead
25mh an còigeamh latha air fichead
26mh an siathamh latha air fichead
27mh an seachdamh latha air fichead
28mh an t-ochdamh latha air fichead
29mh an naoidheamh latha air fichead
30mh an deicheamh latha air fichead
31mh a' chiad latha deug air fhichead

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Months of the year

When talking about dates, the months have the following forms.

January dhen Fhaoilleach
February dhen Gearran
March dhen Mhàrt
April dhen Ghiblean
May dhen Chèitean
June dhen Ògmhios
July dhen Iuchar
August dhen Lùnastal
September dhen t-Sultain
October dhen Dàmhair
November dhen t-Samhain
December dhen Dùbhlachd

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Days of the week

Monday Dilumh
Tuesday Dimàirt
Wednesday Diciadmh
Thursday Diardaoin
Friday Dihaoine
Saturday Disatharna
Sunday Didòmhnaich, Là na Sàbaid

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Information about writing dates in Scottish Gaelic
https://learngaelic.scot/ficheadad-facal/ff-laithean.jsp
https://akerbeltz.org/index.php?title=Expressions_of_Time

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