Monday

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English Monday, Monenday, from Old English mōnandæġ (day of the moon), from Proto-West Germanic *mānini dag, a translation (interpretātiō germānica) of Latin diēs Lūnae, equivalent to Moon +‎ day. Compare Saterland Frisian Moundai (Monday), West Frisian moandei (Monday), German Low German Maandag, Moondag, Maondag (Monday), Dutch maandag (Monday), German Montag (Monday), Pennsylvania German Mundaag (Monday), Danish mandag (Monday), Swedish måndag (Monday), Norwegian Bokmål mandag (Monday), Norwegian Nynorsk måndag (Monday), Icelandic mánudagur (Monday), Finnish maanantai (Monday).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmʌn.deɪ/, /ˈmʌn.di/
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  • Rhymes: -ʌndeɪ, -ʌndi

Noun[edit]

Monday (plural Mondays)

  1. The second day of the week in many religious traditions, and the first day of the week in systems using the ISO 8601 norm. It follows Sunday and precedes Tuesday.

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  • Sranan Tongo: munde
  • Tok Pisin: mande
  • Maori: Mane
  • Tahitian: Monite
  • Fijian: siga Monite

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Adverb[edit]

Monday (not comparable)

  1. (US, Canada) on Monday

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Middle English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old English mōnandæġ.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmoːndɛi/, /ˈmundɛi/

Proper noun[edit]

Monday

  1. Monday

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