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Febuary vs. February: Mastering the Correct Spelling

Edited by Huma Saeed || By Sawaira Riaz || Updated on September 25, 2023
"Febuary" is a common misspelling. The correct spelling is "February," the second month of the year

Which is correct: Febuary or February

How to spell February?

Febuary is Incorrect

February is Correct

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Key Differences

Think of the Valentine's Day: love has the letter "r" and so does February.
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Sep 15, 2023
February has the same number of letters as the word "calendar."
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Sep 15, 2023
Relate to "library" which also has a silent "r."
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Sep 15, 2023
Remember there's an "r" after the "b": FebRuary.
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Sep 15, 2023
Remember: January has "Janu" and February has "Febru."
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Sep 15, 2023
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February Definitions

February is the second month of the Gregorian calendar.
Valentine's Day is celebrated on February 14th.
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Sep 14, 2023
February often signifies the last month of winter in many cultures.
February usually has cold weather.
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Sep 14, 2023
February is known for Groundhog Day in the U.S.
On February 2nd, the groundhog predicts the coming of spring.
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Sep 14, 2023
February is derived from Latin and associated with purification rituals.
February is named after the Latin term februum.
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Sep 14, 2023
February has 28 days, 29 in a leap year.
Every four years, February has an extra day.
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Sep 14, 2023
The second month of the year in the Gregorian calendar. See Table at calendar.
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Sep 13, 2023
The second month in the year, said to have been introduced into the Roman calendar by Numa. In common years this month contains twenty-eight days; in the bissextile, or leap year, it has twenty-nine days.
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Sep 13, 2023
The month following January and preceding March
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FAQs

Why is it called February?

It's named after the Latin word "Februa," denoting purification rituals held during this month.
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Sep 15, 2023

What is the root word of February?

The root word is the Latin term "Februa."
Aimie Carlson
Sep 15, 2023

What is the singular form of February?

"February" itself is singular.
Aimie Carlson
Sep 15, 2023

What is the plural form of February?

N/A. Months don't typically have plural forms.
Harlon Moss
Sep 15, 2023

Which preposition is used with February?

"In" is commonly used, as in "in February."
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Sep 15, 2023

What is the pronunciation of February?

It's pronounced as /ˈfɛb.ruːˌɛri/ or commonly in American English as /ˈfɛb.juˌɛri/.
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Sep 15, 2023

Which vowel is used before February?

The article "a" is often used before "February."
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Sep 15, 2023

Which conjunction is used with February?

There's no specific conjunction exclusively used with "February"; it depends on context.
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Sep 15, 2023

What is the verb form of February?

February doesn't have a verb form as it's a noun.
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Sep 15, 2023

Which article is used with February?

Both "a" and "the" can be used, as in "a February morning" or "the February issue."
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Sep 15, 2023

What is a stressed syllable in February?

The first syllable, "Feb," is stressed.
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Sep 15, 2023

What is the opposite of February?

There isn't a direct opposite for months, but August is six months away.
Janet White
Sep 15, 2023

What is the second form of February?

N/A.
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Sep 15, 2023

What is the third form of February?

N/A.
Janet White
Sep 15, 2023

Is February a negative or positive word?

Neutral.
Harlon Moss
Sep 15, 2023

Is the February term a metaphor?

No.
Sara Rehman
Sep 15, 2023

What part of speech is February?

February is a noun.
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Sep 15, 2023

What is another term for February?

There isn't an exact synonym for February as it's a month's name.
Aimie Carlson
Sep 15, 2023

What is the first form of February?

February is a noun and doesn't have verb forms.
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Sep 15, 2023

Is February a noun or adjective?

February is a noun.
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Sep 15, 2023

Is February an adverb?

No.
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Sep 15, 2023

Is February an abstract noun?

No, it represents a specific period.
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Sep 15, 2023

Is February a countable noun?

No.
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Sep 15, 2023

Is the word February imperative?

No.
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Sep 15, 2023

Which determiner is used with February?

Common determiners like "this" or "that" can be used, e.g., "this February."
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Sep 15, 2023

How is February used in a sentence?

February is the shortest month of the year.
Harlon Moss
Sep 15, 2023

Is February a vowel or consonant?

"February" is a word, but it starts with a consonant.
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Sep 15, 2023

How many syllables are in February?

Three to four, depending on pronunciation.
Aimie Carlson
Sep 15, 2023

How do we divide February into syllables?

Feb-ru-ary or Feb-ru-ar-y.
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Sep 15, 2023

Is February a collective noun?

No.
Sara Rehman
Sep 15, 2023
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