Words nearby Fridays
What does Fridays mean?
The word Fridays can be used as an adverb meaning every Friday or on Fridays, as in I work Fridays or The shop is closed Fridays.
When it’s used as an adverb, Fridays describes when something happens or when an action is taken.
The singular form Friday can also be used as an adverb, as in We’re closed Friday or Do you work Friday?
Fridays (ending with an s) usually implies that the action or event is a regular occurrence, such as one that happens according to a schedule. For example, saying, “I work Fridays” means that you work every Friday. In contrast, saying, “I work on Friday” or “I work Friday” typically means that you are scheduled to work on the upcoming Friday.
Example: The shop is open Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays.
Where does Fridays come from?
The first records of the word Friday come from before 1000, but the use of Fridays as an adverb is first recorded in the 1200s. The suffix –s is used to make it an adverb. It’s used this way in similar time-related words like sometimes and weekdays. You can add this –s suffix to other words to turn them into adverbs, including every other day of the week, as well as words like nights, as in I work nights.
The word Friday itself comes from the Old English Frīgedæg, meaning “Freya‘s day.” In Latin, the name for the day we call Friday is dies Veneris, meaning “Venus’s day,” referring to the Roman goddess of love. However, the name of the day in many languages is instead based on the name of one of two goddesses from Norse mythology, either the love goddess Freya or chief goddess Frigg (or Frigga), wife of Odin.
If you’re curious to know more about the history behind the word Friday, just read our article on the name’s fascinating origins.
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- Friday (noun, adverb)
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How is Fridays used in real life?
As an adverb, Fridays is commonly used in discussion of when people work and when businesses will be open or closed.
So glad it’s Thursday (and I don’t work Fridays)
— AngeR 💙 (@ange_rochford) January 14, 2021
If anyone wants to know how my day is going I drove over an hour to my parents house to get my car registered just to find out the town office is closed fridays 🙃
— Sara (@sarademelllo) June 29, 2018
The Bryant Museum is excited to announce we will reopen on Thursday, September 24 for visitors. We will be open Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays for the foreseeable future. We ask that you please purchase tickets ahead of time.
— bryantmuseum (@bryantmuseum) September 22, 2020
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