dies Mercurii

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From diēs (day) and Mercuriī, genitive of Mercurius (Mercury). Latin calque of Ancient Greek ἡμέρα (hēméra, day) Ἕρμου (Hérmou) ("of Hermes"). The association of the seven week days with the seven classical planets is first attested in the Anthologiarum by Vettius Valens, ca. AD 170 and was known to Cassius Dio by the early 3rd century.


diēs Mercuriī f (genitive diēī Mercuriī); fifth declension

  1. Wednesday


Fifth declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative diēs Mercuriī diēs Mercuriī
genitive diēī Mercuriī diērum Mercuriī
dative diēī Mercuriī diēbus Mercuriī
accusative diem Mercuriī diēs Mercuriī
ablative diē Mercuriī diēbus Mercuriī
vocative diēs Mercuriī diēs Mercuriī


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