Cześć! Your word for today is… Prima Aprilis!

Polish: Prima Aprilis

English: April Fool’s Day

Pronunciation: Prima aprilis <ˈprʲĩma ːˈprʲilʲis>. Hear how you pronounce it here.


April Fools’ Day is a social custom in many countries that takes place on the first day of April. It received its name from the practice of playing harmless pranks on your friends and neighbors.

Although the day has been observed for centuries, its origins are unknown. According to Britannica, it resembles festivals such as the Hilaria of ancient Rome and the Holi celebration in India.

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