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EtymologyEdit

Sino-Korean word from 水曜日, from (water) + 曜日 (day of the week), from Latin dies Mercurii (“day of Mercury”), through Indian astrology in the fifth century as Sanskrit saumyavāra (saumya, “of the planet Mercury”) into Buddhist astrology in the eighth century as 水曜日 (, “water”, the Buddhist element associated with the planet Mercury).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key)[sʰujoiɭ]
  • Phonetic Hangul[]
Revised Romanization? suyoil
Revised Romanization (translit.)? suyoil
McCune–Reischauer? suyoil
Yale Romanization? swuyoil

Proper nounEdit

수요일 (suyoil) (hanja 水曜日)

  1. Wednesday

SynonymsEdit

  • abbreviation: (, su, “Wed.”)

See alsoEdit

(days of the week) 일주일 일곱 요일 (ilju-il-ui ilgop yoil); 월요일 (woryoil), 화요일 (hwayoil), 수요일 (suyoil), 목요일 (mogyoil), 금요일 (geumyoil), 토요일 (toyoil), 일요일 (iryoil) (Category: ko:Days of the week)