týsdagur

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse týsdagr, from Týr (Tyr) and dagr (day) (Proto-Germanic *Tīwas dagaz), a calque on the Latin dies Martis.

Noun[edit]

týsdagur m (genitive singular týsdags, plural týsdagar)

  1. Tuesday

Declension[edit]

m42 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative týsdagur týsdagurin týsdagar týsdagarnir
Accusative týsdag týsdagin týsdagar týsdagarnar
Dative týsdegi týsdegnum týsdøgum týsdøgunum
Genitive týsdags týsdagsins týsdaga týsdaganna

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse týsdagr, from Týr (Tyr) and dagr (day) (Proto-Germanic *Tīwas dagaz), a calque on the Latin dies Martis.

Noun[edit]

týsdagur m (genitive singular týsdags, nominative plural týsdagar)

  1. (archaic) Tuesday

Usage notes[edit]

  • This word was replaced during Iceland's shift to Christianity by þriðjudagur, which means simply "third day". It is now considered archaic, but may be used jocularly or by some revivalists.

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