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From Old Galician-Portuguese vernes (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), from Latin Veneris dīēs, variant of dīēs Veneris, from Venus (Roman goddess).

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venres m (invariable)

  1. Friday
    Synonym: sexta feira
    • c. 1300, R. Martínez López, editor, General Estoria. Versión gallega del siglo XIV, page 94:
      Os outros dias da semana teuerom et téém et am os antigóós [nomes] quelles os [gentijs] poserõ das planetas: o lues da lũa, o martes de Mars, o mercoles de Mercurio, o joues de Jupyter, o vernes de Venus
      the other days of the week had and have the old names which the pagans gave to them, from the planets: Monday of the Moon, Tuesday of Mars, Wednesday of Mercury, Thursday of Jupiter, Friday of Venus

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References edit

  • vernes” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006–2022.
  • vernes” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • venres” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006–2013.
  • venres” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • venres” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

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