What does Saturday mean?

Definitions for Saturday
ˈsæt ərˌdeɪ, -diSatur·day

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Saturday.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Saturday, Sabbatum, Sat(noun)

    the seventh and last day of the week; observed as the Sabbath by Jews and some Christians

Wiktionary

  1. Saturday(Noun)

    The seventh day of the week in many religious traditions, and the sixth day of the week in systems using the ISO 8601 norm; the Biblical seventh day of the week, observed as Sabbath or "Day of Rest"; it follows Friday and precedes Sunday.

    Etymology: sæterndæg, from Sætern, from Saturnus, possibly from Etruscan, + dæg; a translation of dies Saturni

  2. Saturday(Adverb)

    on Saturday

    Etymology: sæterndæg, from Sætern, from Saturnus, possibly from Etruscan, + dæg; a translation of dies Saturni

Wikipedia

  1. Saturday

    Saturday is the day of the week between Friday and Sunday. The Romans named Saturday Sāturni diēs ("Saturn's Day") no later than the 2nd century for the planet Saturn, which controlled the first hour of that day, according to Vettius Valens. The day's name was introduced into West Germanic languages and is recorded in the Low German languages such as Middle Low German sater(s)dach, Middle Dutch saterdag (Modern Dutch zaterdag) and Old English Sætern(es)dæġ and Sæterdæġ. The day was also referred to as "Sæternes dæġe" in an Old English translation of Bede's Ecclesiastical History of the English People. In Old English, Saturday was also known as sunnanæfen ("sun" + "eve" cf. dialectal German Sonnabend).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Saturday(noun)

    the seventh or last day of the week; the day following Friday and preceding Sunday

    Etymology: [OE. Saterday, AS. Saeterdaeg, Saeterndaeg, Saeternesdaeg, literally, Saturn's day, fr. L. Saturnus Saturn + AS. daeg day; cf. L. dies Saturni.]

Freebase

  1. Saturday

    Saturday is the day of the week following Friday and preceding Sunday. Saturday is the seventh and therefore last day of the week according to many commonly used calendars, but it is the second-to-last day of the week according to ISO 8601. Its Latin name dies Saturni entered into Old English as Saeternesdaeg. Saturday was named no later than the 2nd century for the planet Saturn, which controlled the first hour of that day according to Vettius Valens. Prior to that, the old English name was sunnanæfen.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Saturday

    sat′ur-dā, n. the seventh or last day of the week, dedicated by the Romans to Saturn: the Jewish Sabbath. [A.S. Sæter-dæg, Sætern-dæg, day of Saturn—L. Saturnus.]

Editors Contribution

  1. Saturday

    A day of the week.

    Saturday is the day as a family we spend doing different things with our friends and Sunday is when we all get together.

    Submitted by MaryC on January 23, 2016  

Etymology and Origins

  1. Saturday

    This, the seventh day of the week, was dedicated by the Romans to Saturn. As, however, all the other week-days were named by the people of Northern Europe in accordance with Scandinavian mythology, one must incline to the opinion that this was named after Sæter, a water deity. Its Anglo-Saxon designation was Sæterdæg.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Saturday' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1456

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Saturday' in Written Corpus Frequency: #588

How to pronounce Saturday?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say Saturday in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Saturday in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Saturday in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Saturday in a Sentence

  1. Jim Gagliano:

    Obviously we're all focused on the Breeders' Cup but our efforts won't end on Saturday night, there has got to be constant improvement and we have to see the incidents of fatalities steadily falling.

  2. Simona Halep:

    We will see what is going to happen Saturday, but for sure I will fight for every ball.

  3. Greg Carlson:

    This is a tragic day in the tour's history, and it would not have been right to play the final round, through Saturday, we had experienced a great tournament. Sometimes, though, things happen in life that are bigger than a sporting event.

  4. Lior Div:

    Right now we're still tracking them, on Saturday we debriefed more than 25 different telcos, the biggest telcos in the world.

  5. Richard Simmons:

    No one should be worried about me, Simmons said. The people that surround me are wonderful people who take great care of me. WATCH: The Real Reason Richard Simmons Has Been in Hiding For Nearly a Year On Saturday, the New York Daily News published a long report citing on and off the record sources who expressed concern for Simmons' well-being. Simmons called the report very hurtful. I love all the people who worry about me, Simmons said. But it was time for me to take some time to be by myself. For the last 40 years I have been traveling, teaching classes, and I had a knee injury, so I had a knee replacement, which was very difficult for me… I have really just been taking it easy, staying at home, working out in my gym and doing the things I haven't done in a very long time. According to Simmons, he's been keeping in shape despite concern that he might need another knee replacement. In response to speculation he has avoided going out because he has gained weight, Simmons said, I still weigh 150. I work out every day. I have a gym at the house, and I am very healthy. Simmons was last photographed in January 2014 by TMZ. In November 2014, reports of Simmons' knee injury surfaced. Simmons took to Facebook then to thank his fans for their outpouring of love and concern. I have had a tough time dealing with this injury, as it is keeping me from doing what I truly love to do and that is to teach classes around the world, he wrote. Make sure you keep Sweatin'! NEWS: Richard Simmons Feels for Miley Cyrus The Sweatin' to the Oldies creator made his last public appearance in December 13, 2013, at SPARKLE: An All-Star Holiday Concert at ACME Comedy in Los Angeles. This is how I want to live my life right now.

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