The Christian Noob (n00b)

born & raised Catholic, now going to a Presbyterian church & still learning

funny: very pagan days of the week

IB 299 4to Tyr (Wikipedia) Sunday

  • day of the sun
  • Old English Sunedai
  • Middle English Sunnandæg

Monday

  • day of the moon
  • Old English Monenday

Tuesday

  • Tiw (Týr)’s day
  • Old English Tiwesdæg
  • Latin Martis (Mars) used in romance languages
  • hence relation with the planet Mars as shown in the picture on the right

Wednesday

  • Wodanaz (Odin)’s day
  • Old English Wednesdei
  • Middle English Wodnesdæg

Thursday

  • Thunor (Thor)’s day
  • Old English Þunresdæg
  • Old Norse Þorsdagr

Friday

  • Frigg‘s day
  • Old English Frigedæg
  • Old High German Friatag
  • Modern German Freitag
  • Dutch Vrijdag
  • Anglo-Saxon Frige

Saturday

so happy Thor‘s day… almost Frigg‘s day and then Saturn‘s day!

2 responses to “funny: very pagan days of the week

  1. luv2sex.info 01/24/2013 at 10:28:16

    thanks for telling us the origins of the days in the week, quite informational!

    • Frank Olvera (aka "The Christian Noob") 01/24/2013 at 10:43:10

      quite strange too

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