Days of the Week in Portuguese

Ejemplo de los días de la semana en portugués.

What day is today? Easy!
Today is the best day to learn Portuguese, and on our A Dica do Dia we are going to learn the days of the week in Portuguese.

Take a look how we write them and listen to the pronunciation in Portuguese:

Days of the Week in Portuguese

Days of the Week in Portuguese. Dias da semana: Segunda-feira, terça-feira, quarta-feira, quinta-feira, sexta-feira, Sábado. Exemplo: Hoje é segunda-feira.

[one_half]Domingo – Sunday

Segunda-feira – Monday

Terça-feira – Tuesday

Quarta-feira – Wednesday

[/one_half][one_half_last]Quinta-feira – Thursday

Sexta-feira – Friday

Sábado – Saturday


The days of the week in Portuguese can be written in capital letter, when they start the sentence, but in the middle of a sentence we write them in lower case. Domingo and Sábado are masculine in Portuguese, and the other days are feminine. Take a look at our examples:

Examples with days of the week

Não tem nada interessante na tv no Domingo.
There’s nothing interesting on tv on Sunday.

Todo mundo odeia segunda-feira.
Everybody hates Monday.

Toda terça-feira tem Vídeo Dica nova no nosso Canal no Youtube.
Every Tuesday there’s a new Video Dica on our YouTube Channel.

Quarta-feira à tarde ela vai visitar o Centro do Rio.
Wednesday afternoon she is going to visit Centro do Rio.

O que você fez na quinta-feira passada?
What did you do last Thursday?

Sexta-feira é dia de beber caipirinhas na Lapa!
Friday is the day to drink caipirinhas at Lapa!

Eu gosto de relaxar no Sábado.
I like to relax on Saturday.

Domingo and Sábado are considered Fim de Semana (Weekend). The other days are called Dias Úteis (Working days). When saying the Dias Úteis, it’s optional to use the word feira. Take a look:


Todo mundo odeia segunda.
Everybody hates Monday.

Toda terça tem Vídeo Dica nova no nosso Canal no Youtube.
Every Tuesday there’s a new Video Dica on our YouTube Channel.

Quarta à tarde ela vai visitar o Centro do Rio.
Wednesday afternoon she is going to visit Centro do Rio.

O que você fez na quinta passada?
What did you do last Thursday?

Sexta é dia de beber caipirinhas na Lapa!
Friday is the day to drink caipirinhas at Lapa!

That’s it, galera!!
What is you favorite day of the week? Why?
Did you know that we have a different RioLIVE! Activity for each day of the week? Keep an eye on them and join us!

We meet again soon on our next A Dica do Dia!
Bye bye!

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Today, Yesterday and Tomorrow in Portuguese
Months in Portuguese
Common Adverbs in Portuguese
Frequency adverbs in Portuguese
Adverbs of Place in Portuguese
Adverbs ending in Mente in Portuguese

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