fredag

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse frjádagr, borrowed from Old Saxon *frīadag or Old Frisian frīadei, from Proto-West Germanic *Frījā dag, cognate with English Friday, German Freitag, Dutch vrijdag and ultimately a calque of Latin diēs Veneris (day of Venus), which is itself a calque of Ancient Greek ἡμέρα Ἀφροδίτης (hēméra Aphrodítēs, day of Aphrodite).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /freːˀda/, [ˈfʁæˀd̥a]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -a

Noun[edit]

fredag c (singular definite fredagen, plural indefinite fredage)

  1. Friday

Inflection[edit]

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse frjádagr, from Proto-West Germanic *Frījā dag (day of Frigg), a Germanic calque of the Latin dies Veneris (friday).

Noun[edit]

fredag m (definite singular fredagen, indefinite plural fredager, definite plural fredagene)

  1. Friday

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse frjádagr, from Proto-West Germanic *Frījā dag (day of Frigg), a Germanic calque of the Latin dies Veneris (friday).

Noun[edit]

fredag m (definite singular fredagen, indefinite plural fredagar, definite plural fredagane)

  1. Friday

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse frjádagr, from late Proto-West Germanic *Frījā dag (day of Frigg), a Germanic calque of the Latin dies Veneris (friday).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈfreːdɑːɡ/, /ˈfreːda/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

fredag c

  1. Friday. The fifth day of the week (according to the ISO 8601 standard).

Declension[edit]

Declension of fredag 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative fredag fredagen fredagar fredagarna
Genitive fredags fredagens fredagars fredagarnas

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