火曜

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Kanji in this term

Grade: 1
よう
Grade: 2
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

/kaeu/ > /kayoː/. A calque of Latin dies Martis and its descendants, reinterpreting the day as having been named after the planet Mars (instead of the Roman god). Compare 火星 ‎(kasei, Mars (planet)).

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火曜 ‎(hiragana かよう, romaji kayō, historical hiragana くわえう)

  1. (Esoteric cosmology) a day associated with the planet Mars
  2. Tuesday

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