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): /ˈfreːˀda/, [ˈfʁɛ̝(j)ˀd̥æ]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -a

Noun[edit]

fredag c (singular definite fredagen, plural indefinite fredage)

  1. Friday

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
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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).
    Fredag den trettonde ses som en otursdag av många.
    Friday the thirteenth is considered an unlucky day by many.

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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