tirsdag

DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse tý(r)sdagr, borrowed from Old Saxon *tiuwesdag or Old Frisian tīesdei, from West Germanic *Tīwas dag, cognate with English Tuesday. A compound of Germanic *Tīwaz (Tyr) +‎ *dagaz (day), a calque of Latin diēs Mārtis (day of Mars), which is itself a calque of Ancient Greek ἡμέρα Ἄρεως (hēméra Áreōs, day of Ares).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /tirˀsda/, [ˈtˢiɐ̯ˀsd̥a]
  • Rhymes: -a

NounEdit

tirsdag c (singular definite tirsdagen, plural indefinite tirsdage)

  1. Tuesday

InflectionEdit

See alsoEdit

(days of the week) ugedag; mandag, tirsdag, onsdag, torsdag, fredag, lørdag, søndag (Category: da:Days of the week)


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EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse týsdagr, týrsdagr, from Týr (Tyr) and dagr (day) (Proto-Germanic *Tīwas dagaz), a calque on the Latin dies Martis.

NounEdit

tirsdag m (definite singular tirsdagen, indefinite plural tirsdager, definite plural tirsdagene)

  1. Tuesday

See alsoEdit

(days of the week) ukedag; mandag, tirsdag, onsdag, torsdag, fredag, lørdag, søndag (Category: nb:Days of the week)

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