Re: [tied] Re: Dating Wednesday?

From: Piotr Gasiorowski
Message: 17922
Date: 2003-01-22

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Sent: Wednesday, January 22, 2003 12:25 PM
Subject: [tied] Re: Dating Wednesday?

> How about the Finnish days of the week: sunnuntai, manantai, tiistai, keskiviikko, torstai, perjantai, lauantai. A mixed bunch.

Not so mixed. <keskiviikko> is a calque of Mittwoch (German influence); all the rest are of (Old) Swedish origin.