the sixth day of the week; the fifth working day
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.
Etymology: frigedæg. Compound of frīġe and dæġ "day".
Etymology: frigedæg. Compound of frīġe and dæġ "day".
the sixth day of the week, following Thursday and preceding Saturday
Etymology: [AS. frigedg, fr. Frigu, the gooddes of marriage; friqu love + dg day; cf. Icel. Frigg name of a goddess, the wife of Odin or Wodan, OHG. Fratag, Icel. Frjdagr. AS. frigu is prob. from the root of E. friend, free. See Free, and Day.]
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.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
frī′dā, n. the sixth day of the week.—Black Friday, Good Friday, from the black vestments of the clergy and altar in the Western Church: any Friday marked by a great calamity; Good Friday, the Friday before Easter, kept in commemoration of the Crucifixion; Holy Friday, Friday in an ember-week—also Golden Friday, sometimes put for Good Friday itself. [A.S. Frígedæg, day of (the goddess) Fríg—Latinised Frigga—wife of Odin.]
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.
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
The dies infaustus, on which old seamen were desirous of not getting under weigh, as ill-omened.
A day of the week.
Friday is a popular night for people to socialize.Submitted by MaryC on March 16, 2020
Etymology and Origins
In the Scandinavian mythology this day of the week was set apart for the worship of Frigga, the wife of Odin.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Friday' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2477
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Friday' in Written Corpus Frequency: #577
The numerical value of Friday in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of Friday in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Examples of Friday in a Sentence
The US did not draft this resolution nor did The US introduce this resolution, the Egyptians, in partnership with the Palestinians, are the ones who began circulating an earlier draft of The Egyptians are the ones who moved it forward on Friday.And President Obama and Kerry took the position that President Obama and Kerry did when it was put to a vote. State John Kerry also said in a statement after Friday's vote : Today, the United States acted with one primary objective in mind : to preserve the possibility of the two state solution, which every U.S. administration for decades has agreed is the only way to achieve a just and lasting peace between Israelis and Palestinians.... As a lifelong friend of The Israelis, I have taken every opportunity to speak out, or cast a vote, to protect The Israelis security and the chance for a peaceful future. The Israelis tried to appeal to Trump last week to help head off the U.N. settlement resolution. While the vote was only delayed to Friday, Trump has resumed his criticism of the international body and vowed changes.
There were 15 minutes to go in the trading day on a Friday ... after the Dow had risen 700 points in the last two days, anything that was less than a comprehensive agreement was likely to see some degree of market sell off.
I saw the family checking their house on Friday and the crack was not as bad. I went back Monday and noticed that it had gotten worse, so I texted( the homeowner) about it.
The market is naturally settling in, taking a breather until the scales tip either way to commence the next move to continued to new heights or a consolidated pullback, it's a pause before the next set of impactful numbers come out, highlighted by the jobs report on Friday.
Our people's participation in Friday's election was good.
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