Monday

Monday
[OE] Etymologically, Monday is the ‘moon’s day’. It comes from a prehistoric German translation of Latin lūnae diēs ‘day of the moon’, which also produced German montag, Dutch maandag, Swedish måandag, and Danish mandag. In the Romance languages, the Latin term has become French lundi, Italian lunedì, Spanish lunes, and Romanian luni. (The various words for ‘Monday’ in the Slavic languages, incidentally, such as Russian ponedel’nik, mean basically ‘after Sunday’.) => MOON

The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins. 2013.

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  • Monday — O.E. mondæg, monandæg Monday, lit. day of the moon, from mona (gen. monan; see MOON (Cf. moon) (n.)) + dæg (see DAY (Cf. day)). Common Germanic (Cf. O.N. manandagr, O.Fris. monendei, Du. maandag …   Etymology dictionary

  • Monday — Mon day (m[u^]n d[asl]; 48), n. [OE. moneday, monenday, AS. m[=o]nand[ae]g, i.e., day of the moon, day sacred to the moon; akin to D. maandag, G. montag, OHG. m[=a]natag, Icel. m[=a]nadagr, Dan. mandag, Sw. m[*a]ndag. See {Moon}, and {Day}.] The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Monday — (engl., spr. mönnde), Montag …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Monday — see Friday …   Modern English usage

  • Monday — ► NOUN ▪ the day of the week before Tuesday and following Sunday. ORIGIN Old English, «day of the moon», from Latin lunae dies …   English terms dictionary

  • Monday — [mun′dā; ] occas. [, mun′dē] n. [ME < OE monandæg, moon s day < monan, gen. of mona,MOON + dæg, DAY: transl. of LL Lunae dies] the second day of the week: abbrev. Mon, Mo, or M …   English World dictionary

  • Monday — For other uses, see Monday (disambiguation). Galileo s 1616 drawings of the Moon and its phases. Monday is named after the Moon in many languages. Monday ( …   Wikipedia

  • Monday — Mon|day [ˈmʌndi, deı] n [U and C] written abbreviation Mon. [: Old English; Origin: monandAg, from a translation of Latin lunae dies day of the moon ] the day between Sunday and Tuesday on Monday ▪ It was raining on Monday. ▪ The president… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Monday */*/*/ — UK [ˈmʌndeɪ] / US [ˈmʌnˌdeɪ] noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms Monday : singular Monday plural Mondays the day after Sunday and before Tuesday Let s meet for lunch on Monday. This year s Oscar ceremony will be on a Monday. I want you back… …   English dictionary

  • Monday — Kenneth Monday (* 25. November 1961 in Tulsa, Oklahoma) ist ein ehemaliger US amerikanischer Ringer. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Werdegang 2 Internationale Erfolge 3 Nationale Erfolge 4 Weblinks …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Monday — Mon|day [ mʌn,deı ] noun count or uncount *** the day after Sunday and before Tuesday: Let s meet for lunch on Monday. This year s Oscar ceremony will be on a Monday. He goes swimming Mondays (=every Monday). I want you back by 9 o clock on… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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