土曜

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Etymology[edit]

/doeu/ > /doyoː/. A calque of Latin dies Saturni and its descendants, reinterpreting the day as having been named after the planet Saturn (instead of the Roman god). Compare 土星 ‎(dosei, Saturn (planet)).

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土曜 ‎(hiragana どよう, romaji doyō, historical hiragana どえう)

  1. (Esoteric cosmology) a day associated with the planet Saturn
  2. Saturday

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