Aswoensdag

DutchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • Aschwoensdag (obsolete spelling)
  • Asschewoensdag (obsolete)

EtymologyEdit

Germanic: as 'ash(es), cinders' + woensdag 'Wednesday' (from the Germanic god Wodan + dag 'day')

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Aswoensdag m (uncountable)

  1. Ash Wednesday, the day of penitence which starts Lent

SynonymsEdit

  • Asdag m

Related termsEdit

  • asbak m
  • asvaalt m
  • woensdagmiddag m
  • woensdagnamiddag m
Last modified on 27 March 2014, at 00:12