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.

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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:
      ...Jeudi de l’accordéon, de l’accordéon.
      Vendredi et samedi chantent la chanson de dimanche...
      En avant, la musique des jours de la semaine.
      ...Thursday the accordion, the accordion.
      Friday and Saturday sing the song of Sunday...
      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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