Saturday

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From Middle English Saterday, from Old English sæterdæg, earlier sæternesdæġ (day of Saturn), from Proto-West Germanic *Sāturnas dag; a translation of Latin diēs Saturnī. Compare West Frisian saterdei, German Low German Saterdag, Dutch zaterdag.

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Saturday (plural Saturdays)

  1. The seventh day of the week in many religious traditions, and the sixth day of the week in systems using the ISO 8601 norm; observed as the Sabbath/Shabbat in Judaism (Friday sunset to Saturday sunset); it follows Friday and precedes Sunday.

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  • Tok Pisin: Sarere

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Saturday (not comparable)

  1. (US, Canada) On Saturday.

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