木曜

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Etymology[edit]

/mokueu/ > /mokuyoː/. A calque of Latin dies Iovis and its descendants, reinterpreting the day as having been named after the planet Jupiter (instead of the Roman god). Compare 木星 ‎(mokusei, Jupiter (planet)).

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木曜 ‎(hiragana もくよう, romaji mokuyō, historical hiragana もくえう)

  1. (Esoteric cosmology) a day associated with the planet Jupiter
  2. Thursday

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