Date/Time Charts: Zulu

Index

The following chart shows typical usage of date and time formatting with the Gregorian calendar. There is important information on Date/Time Review, so please read that page before starting!

Patterns

FieldsEnglish ExampleNative Example
Full Month
year monthJanuary 2012Januwari 2012view
   to month+1January – February 2012Januwari – Februwari 2012view
   to year+1January 2012 – January 2013Januwari 2012 – Januwari 2013view
year month dayJanuary 13, 2012Januwari 13, 2012view
   to day+1January 13 – 14, 2012Januwari 13 – 14, 2012view
   to month+1January 13 – February 13, 2012Januwari 13 – Februwari 13, 2012view
   to year+1January 13, 2012 – January 13, 2013Januwari 13, 2012 – Januwari 13, 2013view
year month day weekdayFriday, January 13, 2012ULwesihlanu, Januwari 13, 2012view
   to day+1Friday, January 13 – Saturday, January 14, 2012ULwesihlanu, Januwari 13 – UMgqibelo, Januwari 14, 2012view
   to month+1Friday, January 13 – Monday, February 13, 2012ULwesihlanu, Januwari 13 – UMsombuluko, Februwari 13, 2012view
   to year+1Friday, January 13, 2012 – Sunday, January 13, 2013ULwesihlanu, Januwari 13, 2012 – ISonto, Januwari 13, 2013view
month dayJanuary 13Januwari 13view
   to day+1January 13 – 14Januwari 13–14view
   to month+1January 13 – February 13Januwari 13 – Februwari 13view
month day weekdayFriday, January 13ULwesihlanu, Januwari 13view
   to day+1Friday, January 13 – Saturday, January 14ULwesihlanu, Januwari 13 – UMgqibelo, Januwari 14view
   to month+1Friday, January 13 – Monday, February 13ULwesihlanu, Januwari 13 – UMsombuluko, Februwari 13view
Abbreviated Month
year monthaJan 2012Jan 2012view
   to month+1Jan – Feb 2012Jan – Feb 2012view
   to year+1Jan 2012 – Jan 2013Jan 2012 – Jan 2013view
year montha dayJan 13, 2012Jan 13, 2012view
   to day+1Jan 13 – 14, 2012Jan 13 – 14, 2012view
   to month+1Jan 13 – Feb 13, 2012Jan 13 – Feb 13, 2012view
   to year+1Jan 13, 2012 – Jan 13, 2013Jan 13, 2012 – Jan 13, 2013view
year montha day weekdayFri, Jan 13, 2012Hla, Jan 13, 2012view
   to day+1Fri, Jan 13 – Sat, Jan 14, 2012Hla, Jan 13 – Mgq, Jan 14, 2012view
   to month+1Fri, Jan 13 – Mon, Feb 13, 2012Hla, Jan 13 – Mso, Feb 13, 2012view
   to year+1Fri, Jan 13, 2012 – Sun, Jan 13, 2013Hla, Jan 13, 2012 – Son, Jan 13, 2013view
montha dayJan 13Jan 13view
   to day+1Jan 13 – 14Jan 13–14view
   to month+1Jan 13 – Feb 13Jan 13 – Feb 13view
montha day weekdayFri, Jan 13Hla, Jan 13view
   to day+1Fri, Jan 13 – Sat, Jan 14Hla, Jan 13 – Mgq, Jan 14view
   to month+1Fri, Jan 13 – Mon, Feb 13Hla, Jan 13 – Mso, Feb 13view
Numeric Month
year monthn1/20122012-01view
   to month+11/2012 – 2/20121/2012 – 2/2012view
   to year+11/2012 – 1/20131/2012 – 1/2013view
year monthn day1/13/20122012-01-13view
   to day+11/13/2012 – 1/14/20121/13/2012 – 1/14/2012view
   to month+11/13/2012 – 2/13/20121/13/2012 – 2/13/2012view
   to year+11/13/2012 – 1/13/20131/13/2012 – 1/13/2013view
year monthn day weekdayFri, 1/13/20122012-01-13, Hlaview
   to day+1Fri, 1/13/2012 – Sat, 1/14/2012Hla, 1/13/2012 – Mgq, 1/14/2012view
   to month+1Fri, 1/13/2012 – Mon, 2/13/2012Hla, 1/13/2012 – Mso, 2/13/2012view
   to year+1Fri, 1/13/2012 – Sun, 1/13/2013Hla, 1/13/2012 – Son, 1/13/2013view
monthn day1/1301-13view
   to day+11/13 – 1/141/13 – 1/14view
   to month+11/13 – 2/131/13 – 2/13view
monthn day weekdayFri, 1/1301-13, Hlaview
   to day+1Fri, 1/13 – Sat, 1/14Hla, 1/13 – Mgq, 1/14view
   to month+1Fri, 1/13 – Mon, 2/13Hla, 1/13 – Mso, 2/13view
Other Dates
year20122012view
   to year+12012 – 20132012–2013view
year quarter1st quarter 2012ikota yesi-1 2012view
year quarteraQ1 2012Q1 2012view
quarter1st quarterikota yesi-1
quarteraQ1Q1
monthJanuaryJanuwariview
   to month+1January – FebruaryJanuwari – Februwariview
monthaJanJanview
   to month+1Jan – FebJan – Febview
monthn11view
   to month+11 – 21 – 2view
day1313view
   to day+113 – 1413–14view
day weekday13 Fri13 Hlaview
   to day+113 Fri – 14 Sat13 Hla – 14 Mgq
weekdayFridayULwesihlanuview
   to weekday+1Friday – SaturdayULwesihlanu – UMgqibelo
weekdayaFriHlaview
   to weekday+1Fri – SatHla – Mgq
Times
hour2 PM14view
   to hour+11 PM – 2 PM13 – 14view
hour minute2:45 PM14:45view
   to minute+11:45 PM – 1:46 PM13:45 – 13:46view
   to hour+11:45 PM – 2:45 PM13:45 – 14:45view
hour minute second2:45:59 PM14:45:59view
minute second45:5945:59view
minute4545
second5959
Dates and Times
month, day, hour, minute1/13, 2:45 PM01-13 14:45
month, day, hour, minuteJan 13, 2:45 PMJan 13 14:45
month, day, hour, minuteJanuary 13, 2:45 PMJanuwari 13 14:45
year month, day, hour, minute1/13/2012, 2:45:59 PM2012-01-13 14:45:59
year month, day, hour, minuteJan 13, 2012, 2:45:59 PMJan 13, 2012 14:45:59
year month, day, hour, minuteJanuary 13, 2012, 2:45:59 PMJanuwari 13, 2012 14:45:59
year month, day, hour, minute, zoneJanuary 13, 2012, 2:45:59 PM France TimeJanuwari 13, 2012 14:45:59 Isikhathi sase-i-France
year month, day, hour, minute, zone (long)January 13, 2012, 2:45:59 PM Central European TimeJanuwari 13, 2012 14:45:59 Isikhathi sase-Central Europe
Relative Dates
3 years agoⓜⓘⓢⓢⓘⓝⓖⓜⓘⓢⓢⓘⓝⓖ
2 years agoⓜⓘⓢⓢⓘⓝⓖⓜⓘⓢⓢⓘⓝⓖ
Last yearlast yearonyakeni odluleview
This yearthis yearkulo nyakaview
Next yearnext yearunyaka ozayoview
2 years from nowⓜⓘⓢⓢⓘⓝⓖⓜⓘⓢⓢⓘⓝⓖ
3 years from nowⓜⓘⓢⓢⓘⓝⓖⓜⓘⓢⓢⓘⓝⓖ
3 months agoⓜⓘⓢⓢⓘⓝⓖⓜⓘⓢⓢⓘⓝⓖ
Last monthlast monthinyanga edluleview
This monththis monthle nyangaview
Next monthnext monthinyanga ezayoview
3 months from nowⓜⓘⓢⓢⓘⓝⓖⓜⓘⓢⓢⓘⓝⓖ
6 weeks agoⓜⓘⓢⓢⓘⓝⓖⓜⓘⓢⓢⓘⓝⓖ
Last weeklast weekiviki eledluleview
This weekthis weekleli vikiview
Next weeknext weekiviki elizayoview
6 weeks from nowⓜⓘⓢⓢⓘⓝⓖⓜⓘⓢⓢⓘⓝⓖ
Last Sundaylast SundayiSonto eledluleview
This Sundaythis Sundaykuleli Sontoview
Next Sundaynext SundayiSonto elizayoview
Last Sunday + timelast Sunday at 1:45 PMiSonto eledlule 13:45view
This Sunday + timethis Sunday at 1:45 PMkuleli Sonto 13:45view
Next Sunday + timenext Sunday at 1:45 PMiSonto elizayo 13:45view
3 days agoⓜⓘⓢⓢⓘⓝⓖⓜⓘⓢⓢⓘⓝⓖ
Yesterdayyesterdayizoloview
This daytodaynamhlanjeview
Tomorrowtomorrowkusasaview
3 days from nowⓜⓘⓢⓢⓘⓝⓖⓜⓘⓢⓢⓘⓝⓖ
3 days ago + timeⓜⓘⓢⓢⓘⓝⓖ at 1:45 PMⓜⓘⓢⓢⓘⓝⓖ 13:45
Last day + timeyesterday at 1:45 PMizolo 13:45view
This day + timetoday at 1:45 PMnamhlanje 13:45view
Next day + timetomorrow at 1:45 PMkusasa 13:45view
3 days from now + timeⓜⓘⓢⓢⓘⓝⓖ at 1:45 PMⓜⓘⓢⓢⓘⓝⓖ 13:45
Additional Patterns in Locale data
EHmFri 14:45Hla 14:45view
EHmsFri 14:45:59Hla 14:45:59view
GADAD
Gy2012 ADAD 2012view
GyMMMJan 2012 ADAD 2012 Janview
GyMMMEdFri, Jan 13, 2012 ADAD 2012 Jan 13, Hlaview
GyMMMdJan 13, 2012 ADAD 2012 Jan 13view
MMMMWweek 2 of Januaryweek 2 of Jan
yMMMMEdFri, January 13, 2012Hla, Januwari 13, 2012view
ywweek 2 of 2012week 2 of 2012

Weekdays

EnglishWideAbbr.Narrow
Sunday
ISontoview
Sonview
Sview
Monday
UMsombulukoview
Msoview
Mview
Tuesday
ULwesibiliview
Bilview
Bview
Wednesday
ULwesithathuview
Thaview
Tview
Thursday
ULwesineview
Sinview
Sview
Friday
ULwesihlanuview
Hlaview
Hview
Saturday
UMgqibeloview
Mgqview
Mview

Months

EnglishWideAbbr.Narrow
January
Januwariview
Janview
Jview
February
Februwariview
Febview
Fview
March
Mashiview
Masview
Mview
April
Ephreliview
Ephview
Eview
Aview
May
Meyiview
Meyview
Mview
June
Juniview
Junview
Jview
July
Julayiview
Julview
Jview
August
Agastiview
Agaview
Aview
September
Septhembaview
Sepview
Sview
October
Okthobaview
Oktview
Oview
November
Novembaview
Novview
Nview
December
Disembaview
Disview
Dview

Quarters

EnglishWideAbbr.Narrow
1st quarter
ikota yesi-1view
Q1view
1view
2nd quarter
ikota yesi-2view
Q2view
2view
3rd quarter
ikota yesi-3view
Q3view
3view
4th quarter
ikota yesi-4view
Q4view
4view

Day Periods

Please review these and correct if needed. The Wide fields are the most important. To correct them, go to view and following. Note: Day Periods can be a bit tricky; for more information, see Day Periods.

DayPeriodIDTime Span(s)FormatStandalone
WideAbbreviatedNarrowWideAbbreviatedNarrow
EnglishNativeNativeNativeEnglishNativeNativeNative
morning1 00:00 – 06:00⁻ 3:00 at night 3:00 entathakusa 3:00 entathakusa 3:00 entathakusa morning entathakusa entathakusa entathakusa
morning2 06:00 – 10:00⁻ 8:00 in the morning 8:00 ekuseni 8:00 ekuseni 8:00 ekuseni unused ekuseni ekuseni ekuseni
afternoon1 10:00 – 13:00⁻ 11:30 in the morning 11:30 emini 11:30 emini 11:30 emini afternoon emini emini emini
evening1 13:00 – 19:00⁻ 4:00 in the afternoon 4:00 ntambama 4:00 ntambama 4:00 ntambama evening ntambama ntambama ntambama
night1 19:00 – 24:00⁻ 9:30 at night 9:30 ebusuku 9:30 ebusuku 9:30 ebusuku night ebusuku ebusuku ebusuku