vendredi

See also: Véndrédi

Franco-ProvençalEdit

NounEdit

vendredi m

  1. Friday (day of the week)

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French vendredi, from Latin Veneris diēs < diēs Veneris (day of Venus).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

vendredi m (plural vendredis)

  1. Friday
    • 1986, “Il était une fois … une maison des musiciens [There Once Was… a House of Musicians]”, in Il était une fois … une petite grenouille [There Once Was… a Little Frog] (fiction), Paris: CLE International:
      En avant, la musique des jours de la semaine.
      En avant, la musique des jours de la semaine.
      Lundi marche devant,
      Rantaplan.
      Mardi joue de la trompette,
      De la trompette.
      Mercredi du violon,
      Du violon.
      Jeudi de l’accordéon,
      De l’accordéon.
      Vendredi et samedi chantent la chanson de dimanche.
      Vendredi et samedi chantent la chanson de dimanche.
      En avant, la musique des jours de la semaine.
      En avant, la musique des jours de la semaine.
      Onward, the music of the days of the week.
      Onward, the music of the days of the week.
      Monday marches ahead,
      Rantaplan.
      Tuesday plays the trumpet,
      The trumpet.
      Wednesday the violin,
      The violin.
      Thursday the accordion,
      The accordion.
      Friday and Saturday sing the song of Sunday.
      Friday and Saturday sing the song of Sunday.
      Onward, the music of the days of the week.
      Onward, the music of the days of the week.
  1. pl. figurative. Social gatherings on Friday
    • "The Baroness de Bacourt (at whose unforgettable vendredis I had the honor of meeting the lamented poet) has seen fit to approve the pages which follow." Jorge Luis Borges, "Pierre Menard, Author of the Quixote. In Labyrinths:Selected Stories & Other Writings. Ed. Donald A. Yates & James E. Irby, New Directions Publishing Corporation, ISBN: 0-08112-0012-4 (accessed as electronic document), 1964


Derived termsEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Esperanto: vendredo
  • Haitian Creole: vandredi
  • Mauritian Creole: vandredi
  • Seychellois Creole: vandredi

See alsoEdit

Days of the week in French · jours de la semaine (layout · text)
lundi mardi mercredi jeudi vendredi samedi dimanche

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