vendredi

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Franco-Provençal[edit]

Noun[edit]

vendredi m

  1. Friday (day of the week)

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French vendredi, from Latin Veneris diēs < diēs Veneris (day of Venus).

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Noun[edit]

vendredi m (plural vendredis)

  1. Friday
    • 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), 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.
  1. pl. figurative. Social gatherings on Friday
    • "The Baroness de Bacourt (at whose unforgettable vendredis I had the honor of meeting the lamented poet) has seen fit to approve the pages which follow." Jorge Luis Borges, "Pierre Menard, Author of the Quixote. In Labyrinths:Selected Stories & Other Writings. Ed. Donald A. Yates & James E. Irby, New Directions Publishing Corporation, ISBN: 0-08112-0012-4 (accessed as electronic document), 1964


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Descendants[edit]

  • Esperanto: vendredo
  • Haitian Creole: vandredi
  • Louisiana Creole French: vendredi, vendrédi
  • Mauritian Creole: vandredi
  • Seychellois Creole: vandredi

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Days of the week in French · jours de la semaine (layout · text)
dimanche lundi mardi mercredi jeudi vendredi samedi

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Louisiana Creole French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French vendredi (Friday).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vendredi

  1. Friday.

Related terms[edit]

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Days of the week in Louisiana Creole French · jou-yé a lasmènn (layout · text)
dimansh lundi, lindi maddi, mardi mékrédi, mèkrèdi, mærkrédi jédi, jèdi vendredi, vendrédi sanmdi, sammdi