Definitions for Fridayˈfraɪ deɪ, -di
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
Fri•dayˈfraɪ deɪ, -di(n.)
the sixth day of the week, following Thursday.
Ref: gal Friday.; man Friday.
Origin of Friday:
bef. 1000; ME; OE Frigedæg Freya's day =frige (gen. sing. of frēo) +dægday
the sixth day of the week; the fifth working day
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
Friday(noun)ˈfraɪ deɪ, -di
the day of the week after Thursday and before Saturday
We're leaving on Friday.; I saw her Friday.; The club meets on Fridays.
Fridayˈfraɪ deɪ, -di
the Friday after/before today
The game is next Friday.
The sixth day of the week in many religious traditions, and the fifth day of the week in systems using the ISO 8601 norm; the Biblical sixth day of a week, the day before the Sabbath, or "day of preparation" in preparation for the Sabbath; the Islamic sabbath; it follows Thursday and precedes Saturday.
Origin: frigedæg. Compound of frīġe and dæġ "day".
the sixth day of the week, following Thursday and preceding Saturday
Friday is the day between Thursday and Saturday. In countries adopting Monday-first conventions as recommended by the international standard ISO 8601, it is the fifth day of the week. It is the sixth day in countries that adopt a Sunday-first convention, as in the Abrahamic tradition. In many countries, Friday is the last day of a five-day working week, and is viewed as a cause for celebration or relief. In some workplaces workers wear less formal attire on Fridays, known as Casual Friday or Dress-Down Friday. In other countries, Friday is the first day of the weekend, with Saturday the second. In Saudi Arabia, Afghanistan and Iran, Friday is the last day of the weekend, with Saturday as the first day of the working week. Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates and Kuwait also followed this convention until they changed to a Friday–Saturday weekend, on 1 September 2006 in Bahrain and UAE, and a year later in Kuwait. In Iran, Friday is the only weekend day.
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
the young savage, the attendant of Robinson Crusoe, so called as discovered on a Friday.
the sixth day of the week, so called as consecrated to Freyia or Frigga, the wife of Odin; is proverbially a day of ill luck; held sacred among Catholics as the day of the crucifixion, and the Mohammedan Sunday in commemoration as the day on which, as they believe, Adam was created.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Word rank popularity for 'Friday' among Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2477
Written Corpus Frequency
Word rank popularity for 'Friday' among Written Corpus Frequency: #577
Translations for Friday
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
the sixth day of the week, the day following Thursday
She arrived on Friday; (also adjective) Friday evening.
- يوم الجُمْعَهArabic
- sexta-feiraPortuguese (BR)
- pátek; pátečníCzech
- der FreitagGerman
- fredag; fredags-Danish
- יוֹם שִׁישִׁיHebrew
- petak; koji se onosi na petakCroatian
- piatok; piatkovýSlovak
- Cuma (günü)Turkish
- 星期五Chinese (Trad.)
- جمعہ، ہفتہ کا چھٹا دن جو جمعرات کے بعد آتا ہےUrdu
- thứ SáuVietnamese
- 星期五Chinese (Simp.)
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