Saturday, Sabbatum, Sat(noun)
the seventh and last day of the week; observed as the Sabbath by Jews and some Christians
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.
Origin: sæterndæg, from Sætern, from Saturnus, possibly from Etruscan, + dæg; a translation of dies Saturni
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).
the seventh or last day of the week; the day following Friday and preceding Sunday
Origin: [OE. Saterday, AS. Saeterdaeg, Saeterndaeg, Saeternesdaeg, literally, Saturn's day, fr. L. Saturnus Saturn + AS. daeg day; cf. L. dies Saturni.]
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
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.]
A day of sitting down and doing nothing, or getting what you need done, done.
Something Amazing Turn Up at Rest of the week days. This my quote based on acronym: (s)omething (a)mazing (t)urn (u)p at (r)est ... day.
The day of the week that comes after Friday and before Sunday.
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
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.
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Rank popularity for the word 'Saturday' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1456
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Rank popularity for the word 'Saturday' in Written Corpus Frequency: #588
The numerical value of Saturday in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of Saturday in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Examples of Saturday in a Sentence
Every man has a right to a Saturday night bath.
Well, I can imagine it - in a' Saturday Night' skit.
Viewers of 'Saturday Night Live' span several generations.
I barely slept on Friday night. Saturday was pretty tough.
i guess this kills our chance for dinner saturday nght huh?
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