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Nordic date & name formats, months


Nordic date & name formats and months

Date formats

Finnish: Short format: 12.2.2010 (day/month/year); Long format: 12. helmikuuta 2010.

Swedish: Short format: 2012-02-12 (year/month/day); Long format: (den) 12 februari 2010.

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

Danish: Short format: 12.2.2010 (day/month/year), 12.2 2010 (with a space before the year) is also an option; Long format: 12. februar 2010.

Name formats

All Nordic languages use "first name last name" 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