金曜

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Etymology[edit]

/kin'eu/ → /kin'yoː/. A calque of Latin dies Veneris and its descendants, reinterpreting the day as having been named after the planet Venus (instead of the Roman goddess). Compare 金星 ‎(kinsei, Venus (planet)).

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金曜 ‎(hiragana きんよう, romaji kin'yō, historical hiragana きんえう)

  1. (Esoteric cosmology) a day associated with the planet Venus
  2. Friday

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