にvsは with days of the week

Elena-S August 8, 2013, 10:36 am
What is the difference?
日曜日にいそがしです。
日曜日はいそがしです。
にvsは with days of the week
477580 September 17, 2013, 4:16 pm
Well, from what I can tell (and someone else may correct me on this), the first one is more of "I'm busy on Sunday" whereas the second is "It's a busy Sunday." The に (to something) indicates something directly related to you, whereas the は (is something) indicates a statement you are simply making.

Hope that helped!
にvsは with days of the week
risa-rocket-japanese-tutor November 12, 2013, 1:17 am
Hi Elena さん、
Understanding the subtle difference between ”に” and "は" can be difficult.

I will try to make it easy for you to understand.
A:
日曜日に忙しいです。
I am busy on Sunday.

This answer could be used to answer someone who asked you what particular days are busy for you.

Teacher: エレナさん、仕事はいつが一番忙しいですか?
Elena: 金と日曜日に忙しいです。

Teacher: Elena, when is work the busiest for you?
Elena: I am busy on Fridays and Sundays.

日曜日は忙しいです。
This sentence can be used when someone uses Sunday as the main subject.

Friend: エリナさん、日曜日はどうですか?
Elena: あのう、日曜日はちょっと忙しいんです。

Friend: Elena, how about Sunday (to go out, see a movie, etc...Read More
Hi Elena さん、
Understanding the subtle difference between ”に” and "は" can be difficult.

I will try to make it easy for you to understand.
A:
日曜日に忙しいです。
I am busy on Sunday.

This answer could be used to answer someone who asked you what particular days are busy for you.

Teacher: エレナさん、仕事はいつが一番忙しいですか?
Elena: 金と日曜日に忙しいです。

Teacher: Elena, when is work the busiest for you?
Elena: I am busy on Fridays and Sundays.

日曜日は忙しいです。
This sentence can be used when someone uses Sunday as the main subject.

Friend: エリナさん、日曜日はどうですか?
Elena: あのう、日曜日はちょっと忙しいんです。

Friend: Elena, how about Sunday (to go out, see a movie, etc.)
Elena: Um.. I am a bit busy on Sunday. (lit. Sunday is a bit busy [for me])
にvsは with days of the week

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