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EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch asschelwoensdach. Equivalent to as (ash(es), cinders) +‎ woensdag (Wednesday).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌɑsˈʋuns.dɑx/
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  • Hyphenation: As‧woens‧dag

NounEdit

Aswoensdag m (uncountable)

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

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