In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1enero masculine(sales/day) (before noun) de eneroJanuary 24 — 24 de enero
- on the first of January — el primero de enero
- in January — en enero
- early in January — a principios / a primeros de enero
- in early January — a principios / a primeros de enero
- in the middle of January — a mediados de enero
- at the end of January — a fines / a finales de enero
- every January — todos los eneros
- he left last January — se fue en enero pasado
- next January — el próximo enero / el enero que viene
- there are 31 days in January — enero tiene 31 días
- St Hilary's feast day on 13 th January has gained the reputation of being the coldest day of the year.
- Of note is the rise in mean minimum temperatures for January, the coolest month of the year.
- I worked in Lancashire for a few years, and in my first January there it rained every day.
- Since 1926, only two other Januaries failed to produce a measurable snowfall - 1934, 1973, and now 2006 all share the distinction of least-snowy Januaries.
- In January, heavy seas swept a family of five off an exposed coastal road to their deaths.
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