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Nordic date & name formats, months


Nordic date & name formats and months

Date formats

Finnish: 12.2.2010, for instance and the order being day/month/year.

Swedish: 100212, meaning year/month/day.

Norwegian: 12.02.10 or 12.02.2010, meaning day/month/year

Danish: 12.2.2010, meaning day/month/year

Name formats

All Nordic languages use "firstname lastname" as the common name format. Addresses such as "Dear Mr Jones" are often left out, as names are not commonly used in address. Instead, the translation may just read "Hello" or leave a greeting out altogether.

Months

Finnish: tammikuu, helmikuu, maaliskuu, huhtikuu, toukokuu, kesäkuu, heinäkuu, elokuu, syyskuu, lokakuu, marraskuu, joulukuu

Swedish: januari, februari, mars, april, maj, juni, juli, augusti, september, oktober, november, december

Norwegian: januar, februar, mars, april, mai, juni, juli, august, september, oktober, november, desember

Danish: januar, februar, marts, april, maj, juni, juli, august, september, oktober, november, december