the third day of the week; the second working day
The third day of the week in many religious traditions, and the second day of the week in systems that use the ISO 8601 norm; it follows Monday and precedes Wednesday.
Origin: From Tewesday, from Tiwesdæg, from Tīwas dagaz (a rendering of dies Martis (see ), itself a translation of (see )), equivalent to Tīwaz (compare Tyr, Ziu), from dyewós + dagaz. Cognate with Tysday, tiisdei, dialectal Ziestag, tirsdag, tisdag. More at Zeus, day.
the third day of the week, following Monday and preceding Wednesday
Tuesday is a day of the week occurring after Monday and before Wednesday. According to some commonly used calendars, it is the third day of the week, but according to international standard ISO 8601, it is the second day of the week. The English name is derived from Old English Tiwesdæg and Middle English Tewesday, meaning "Tīw's Day", the day of Tiw or Týr, the god of single combat, victory and heroic glory in Norse mythology. Tiw was equated with Mars in the interpretatio romana, and the name of the day is a translation of Latin dies Martis.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
tūz′dā, n. the third day of the week. [A.S. Tíwes dæg, the day of Tíw (the god of war)=Ger. die(n)s-tag; cf. L. dies Martis. Tíw (Ice. Týr, Old High Ger. Zío) is cog. with Gr. Zeus, Dios, and L. Ju-piter, Jovis.]
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Rank popularity for the word 'Tuesday' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3478
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Rank popularity for the word 'Tuesday' in Written Corpus Frequency: #939
The numerical value of Tuesday in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of Tuesday in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
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