Freitag

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German

Etymology

From Middle High German vrītac, from Old High German frīatag (9th c.), from late Proto-Germanic *Frijjōz dagaz (day of Frigg), calque of Latin dies Veneris. Compare Low German Freedag, Dutch vrijdag, English Friday, Danish fredag.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈfʀaɪ̯taːk/ (standard)
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  • IPA(key): /ˈfʀaɪ̯tax/ (northern Germany and parts of central Germany; chiefly colloquial)
  • IPA(key): /ˈfʀaɪ̯taːx/ (parts of central Germany; chiefly colloquial)

Noun

Freitag m (genitive Freitages or Freitags, plural Freitage)

  1. Friday
    Synonym: Rüsttag

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