水曜

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Etymology[edit]

/suieu/ > /suiyoː/. A calque of Latin dies Mercurii and its descendants, reinterpreting the day as having been named after the planet Mercury (instead of the Roman god). Compare 水星 (suisei, Mercury (planet)).

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水曜 (hiragana すいよう, romaji suiyō, historical hiragana すいえう)

  1. (Esoteric cosmology) a day associated with the planet Mercury
  2. the fourth day of the week; the day between Tuesday and Thursday; Wednesday
  3. abbreviation for suiyōbi (Wednesday); Wed.

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