Mittwoch

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German mittewoche, from Old High German mittawehha, literally ‘middle of the week’, calqued on Ecclesiastical Latin media hebdomas (compare Dalmatian misedma, Old Italian mezzedima), which presumably replaced an earlier *wuotanestagWuotan’s day’. Compare Low German Middeweek, English midweek.

Pronunciation[edit]

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  • IPA(key): /ˈmɪtvɔχ/, [ˈmɪtʰvɔχ]

Noun[edit]

Mittwoch m (genitive Mittwochs, plural Mittwoche)

  1. Wednesday
    Mittwochs gehe ich immer schwimmen - I always go swimming on Wednesdays.

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