samedi

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French samedi, from Vulgar Latin *sambatum and *sambati dies, from Latin Sabbatī diēs, variant of diēs Sabbatī (day of the Sabbath), from sabbatum, from Ancient Greek σάββατον (sábbaton) (Modern Greek: Σάββατο (Sávvato)), from Hebrew שַׁבָּת (shabát). See also sabbat, chabbat.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /sam.di/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -i
  • Homophone: samedis

Noun[edit]

samedi m (plural samedis)

  1. Saturday
    • 1986, “Il était une fois … une maison des musiciens [There Once Was… a House of Musicians]”, in Il était une fois … une petite grenouille [There Once Was… a Little Frog] (fiction, in French), Paris: CLE International:
      En avant, la musique des jours de la semaine.
      En avant, la musique des jours de la semaine.
      Lundi marche devant,
      Rantaplan.
      Mardi joue de la trompette,
      De la trompette.
      Mercredi du violon,
      Du violon.
      Jeudi de l’accordéon,
      De l’accordéon.
      Vendredi et samedi chantent la chanson de dimanche.
      Vendredi et samedi chantent la chanson de dimanche.
      En avant, la musique des jours de la semaine.
      En avant, la musique des jours de la semaine.
      Onward, the music of the days of the week.
      Onward, the music of the days of the week.
      Monday marches ahead,
      Rantaplan.
      Tuesday plays the trumpet,
      The trumpet.
      Wednesday the violin,
      The violin.
      Thursday the accordion,
      The accordion.
      Friday and Saturday sing the song of Sunday.
      Friday and Saturday sing the song of Sunday.
      Onward, the music of the days of the week.
      Onward, the music of the days of the week.

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French samedi, from Vulgar Latin *sambati diēs, from Latin Sabbati diēs < diēs Sabbati (day of the Sabbath).

Noun[edit]

samedi m (plural samedis)

  1. (Guernsey) Saturday

Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *sambatum and Vulgar Latin *sambati diēs, from Latin Sabbati diēs < diēs Sabbati (day of the Sabbath).

Noun[edit]

samedi m (oblique plural samedis, nominative singular samedis, nominative plural samedi)

  1. Saturday

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