• Saturday

    Pronunciation

    • UK IPA: /ˈsætədeɪ/ or IPA: /ˈsætədi/
    • US enPR: săʹtər-dā, IPA: /ˈsætɚdeɪ/ or enPR: săʹtər-di, IPA: /ˈsætɚdi/

    Origin

    From Old English Sæternesdæg ("day of Saturn"), from Sætern ("Saturn"), from Latin Saturnus ("the god of agriculture"), possibly from Etruscan, + Old English dæg ("day"); a translation of Latin dies Saturni. Compare West Frisian saterdei, Low German Saterdag, Dutch zaterdag.

    Full definition of Saturday

    Noun

    Saturday

    (plural Saturdays)
    1. 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.

    Adverb

    Saturday

    1. on Saturday
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