Tuesday

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From Middle English Tewesday, from Old English Tīwesdæġ(Tuesday), from Proto-Germanic *Tīwas dagaz(Tuesday, literally Tiw's Day), from *Tīwaz(Tyr, god of war) + *dagaz(day). This was a Germanic interpretation of Latin dies Martis, itself a translation of Ancient Greek Ἄρεως ἡμέρα(Áreōs hēméra) (interpretatio romana). Cognate with Scots Tysday(Tuesday), Saterland Frisian Täisdai(Tuesday), West Frisian tiisdei(Tuesday), German dialectal Ziestag(Tuesday), Danish tirsdag(Tuesday), Swedish tisdag(Tuesday). More at Tyr, day.

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Tuesday ‎(plural Tuesdays)

  1. The third day of the week in many religious traditions, and the second day of the week in systems that use the ISO 8601 norm; it follows Monday and precedes Wednesday.

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Tuesday ‎(not comparable)

  1. (US, Canada) on Tuesday

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