woensdag

See also: Woensdag

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch woensdach, from Old Dutch *wuodenesdag, from Proto-West Germanic *Wōdanas dag (day of Woden), calque of Latin dies Mercurii.

Woden or Wodan was the supreme Germanic god.

PronunciationEdit

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

NounEdit

woensdag m (plural woensdagen, diminutive woensdagje n)

  1. Wednesday

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Dutch Low SaxonEdit

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NounEdit

woensdag

  1. (Gronings, Stellingwerfs, Sallands, Twents, Veluws) Wednesday

West FlemishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch woensdach, from Old Dutch *wuodenesdag, from Proto-West Germanic *Wōdanas dag (day of Woden), calque of Latin dies Mercurii.

NounEdit

woensdag m

  1. Wednesday