vrijdag

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch vrīdach, vriendach, from Old Dutch *frīadag, from Proto-West Germanic *Frījā dag, calque of Latin dies Veneris.

Compare Low German Freedag, German Freitag, West Frisian freed, English Friday, Danish fredag.

Frigg or Freya was a Germanic goddess of fertility.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈvrɛi̯dɑx/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

vrijdag m (plural vrijdagen, diminutive vrijdagje n)

  1. Friday

Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: Vrydag
  • Berbice Creole Dutch: fridaku
  • Jersey Dutch: Vrāidix
  • Negerhollands: vridag, vriedag

See also[edit]