火曜

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 1
よう
Grade: 2
on'yomi

EtymologyEdit

/kaeu/ > /kayoː/. A calque of Latin dies Martis and its descendants, reinterpreting the day as having been named after the planet Mars (instead of the Roman god). Compare 火星 ‎(kasei, Mars (planet)).

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NounEdit

火曜 ‎(hiragana かよう, romaji kayō, historical hiragana かえう)

  1. (Esoteric cosmology) a day associated with the planet Mars
  2. Tuesday

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