Mittwoch

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German mittewoche, from Old High German mittawehha(literally middle of the week), calqued on Ecclesiastical Latin media hebdomas (compare Dalmatian misedma, Old Italian mezzedima), which presumably replaced an earlier *wuotanestag(Wuotan’s day). Compare Low German Middeweek, English midweek.

Pronunciation[edit]

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  • IPA(key): /ˈmɪtvɔχ/, [ˈmɪtʰvɔχ]

Noun[edit]

Mittwoch m ‎(genitive Mittwochs or Mittwoches, plural Mittwoche)

  1. Wednesday

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Pennsylvania German[edit]

Pennsylvania German Wikipedia has an article on:
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Noun[edit]

Mittwoch m

  1. Wednesday

References[edit]

  • Earl C. Haag, Pennsylvania German Reader and Grammar (2010, ISBN 0271038098)