Definitions for Wednesday
ˈwɛnz deɪ, -diwednes·day
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Wednesday, Midweek, Wednoun
the fourth day of the week; the third working day
The fourth day of the week in many religious traditions, and the third day of the week in systems using the ISO 8601 norm; it follows Tuesday and precedes Thursday.
Etymology: From Wednesdai, Wodnesdei, from wodnesdæg, from a Germanic calque of dies Mercurii and Koine ἡμέρα Ἕρμου, via an association of the god Odin (Woden) with Mercury and Hermes.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
The fourth day of the week, so named by the Gothick nations from Woden or Odin.
Etymology: wodensdag , Saxon; odensday, Swedish; woensday, Dutch; wensday, Islandick.
Where is the honour of him that died on wednesday. William Shakespeare.
Wednesday is the day of the week between Tuesday and Thursday. According to international standard ISO 8601, it is the third day of the week. In countries which have Friday as their holiday, Wednesday is the fifth day of the week. In countries which use the Sunday-first convention, and in both the Islamic and Jewish calendars, Wednesday is the fourth day of the week. In English, the name is derived from Old English Wōdnesdæg and Middle English Wednesdei, 'day of Woden', reflecting the religion practiced by the Anglo-Saxons, the English equivalent to the Norse god Odin. In some other languages, such as the French mercredi, Spanish miércoles or Italian mercoledì, the day's name is a calque of Latin dies Mercurii 'day of Mercury'. Wednesday is in the middle of the common Western five-day workweek that starts on Monday and finishes on Friday.
Wednesday is the day of the week between Tuesday and Thursday, typically considered the third or fourth day of the week, depending on whether the week begins on Sunday or Monday according to different cultural or business standards. It is named after the Norse god Odin, also known as "Woden", in many languages.
the fourth day of the week; the next day after Tuesday
Etymology: [OE. wednesdai, wodnesdei, AS. Wdnes dg, i. e., Woden's day (a translation of L. dies Mercurii); fr. Wden the highest god of the Teutonic peoples, but identified with the Roman god Mercury; akin to OS. Wdan, OHG. Wuotan, Icel. Oinn, D. woensdag Wednesday, Icel. insdagr, Dan. & Sw. onsdag. See Day, and cf. Woden, Wood, a.]
Wednesday is the day of the week between Tuesday and Thursday. According to international standard ISO 8601 adopted in most western countries it is the third day of the week. In countries that use the Sunday-first convention Wednesday is defined as the fourth day of the week. It is the fourth day of the week in the Judeo-Christian calendar as well, and was defined so in the ancient Mesopotamian and biblical calendars. The name is derived from Old English Wōdnesdæg and Middle English Wednesdei, "day of Wodanaz", ultimately a calque of dies Mercurii "day of Mercury." Wednesday is in the middle of the common Western 5-day workweek that starts on Monday and finishes on Friday.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
wenz′dā, n. fourth day of the week. [A.S. Wódenes dæg, the day of Woden or Odin, the chief Teutonic deity.]
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
fourth day of the week, Woden's Day, as Thursday is Thor's. It is called Midwoch, i. e. Midweek, by the Germans.
A day of the week.
Wednesday is a perceived day as the middle of the week.
Submitted by MaryC on February 19, 2020
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Etymology and Origins
In the Scandinavian mythology this was “Wodin’s Day,” or that set apart for the worship of Odin or Wodin, the god of magic and the inventor of the Arts.
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The numerical value of Wednesday in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of Wednesday in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
When lip service to some mysterious deity permits bestiality on Wednesday and absolution on Sunday, cash me out.
When a day that you happen to know is Wednesday starts off sounding like Sunday, there is something seriously wrong somewhere.
Two people sit by the Barcaccia fountain near almost empty Spanish Steps, in Rome on Tuesday. ( AP Photo/Andrew Medichini) Premier Giuseppe Conte on Wednesday said he will consider requests to toughen Italys already extraordinary anti-virus lockdown. Adding to its efforts, the Italian government also announced a $ 28 billion allocation to fight the outbreak on both medical and economic fronts. The first measures, expected to be outlined Friday, will support health services, the civil protection agency and the labor market. The Vittorio Emanuele shopping arcade appeared almost desert in Milan on Wednesday as Italy mulls even tighter restrictions on daily life. ( AP Photo/Luca Bruno) The World Health Organizationon Wednesdaydeclared the virus a pandemic, noting that the number of cases outside China had exploded13-fold over the past two weeks. There are now more than 118,000 cases of COVID-19 in 114 countries, with 4,291 deaths, WHO Director-GeneralTedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said. Other European nations are issuing measures to slow down and control the spread of the virus, and provide a cushion for the economic shock of the outbreak. Spain Spains coronavirus cases have surpassed 2,000, with roughly half of them in the Madrid region, where two-thirds of the countrys 47 virus-related deaths have occurred, the Health Ministry said Wednesday. The number of cases saw a 60 percent increase since Tuesday. United States TOURISTS QUARANTINED IN SPANISH HOTEL AFTER TESTING POSITIVE FOR CORONAVIRUS : HEALTH OFFICIALS Madrids fatalities are high because much of the contagion there is taking place in nursing homes, said Fernando Simn, director of Spains health emergency center. Empty shelves are seen in a supermarket as people begin to stock up on provisions in Madrid on Tuesday. ( AP Photo/Manu Fernandez) Schools and universities in Madrid and two northern regions have been ordered to close for two weeks to help slow the outbreaks spread. Workers were urged to telecommute to help reduce crowds on public transit. Denmark The Scandinavian country saw a 191 percent spike in Spain Spains coronavirus cases, with 90 more infections confirmed on Wednesday, for a total of at least 262. Local Denmark SEES FIRST CORONAVIRUS CASE IN MAN RETURNING FROM ITALY VACATION Denmarks leaders have advised the public to avoid using public transportation, while some schools also closed, Local Denmark reported. Health officials also have advised against shaking hands, a measure that has suspended naturalization ceremonies, which require a mandatory handshake by law, The New York Times reported. Germany With at least 1,300 infections as of Wednesday, Germany so far has only three deaths a low rate that experts attributeto rapid testing as the outbreak unfolded. German Chancellor Angela Merkel issued a warning, citingexpert estimates that up to 70 percent of the population could be infected with the virus. HOW IS GERMANY CONTROLLING THE CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK ? You have to understand that if the virus is there, and the population has no immunity yet to this virus, there are no vaccines and no therapy so far, a high percentage experts say 60 to 70 percent of the population will be infected.
We haven't received any( bailout) tranches since August 2014 but we have been meeting all of our obligations, this has its limits. European Central Bank agreed late on Wednesday to raise the limit on emergency lending to Greek banks by 400 million euros to 69.8 billion, banking sources said. Bankers said savers withdrew about 300 million euros in deposits on Wednesday. European Parliament President Martin Schulz said Greece's financial situation was.
God runs electromagnetics by wave theory on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, and the Devil runs them by quantum theory on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday.
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