Thursday

[ thurz-dey, -dee ]
/ ˈθɜrz deɪ, -di /

noun

the fifth day of the week, following Wednesday. Abbreviations: Th., Thur., Thurs.

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Origin of Thursday

First recorded before 950; Middle English; Old English Thursdæg, from Old Danish Thūrsdagr, literally, “Thor's day”; replacing Old English Thunres dæg; cognate with Dutch donderdag, German Donnerstag (all representing Germanic translation of Late Latin diēs Jovis ). See Thor, thunder, day
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Thursday
/ (ˈθɜːzdɪ, -deɪ) /

noun

the fifth day of the week; fourth day of the working week

Word Origin for Thursday

Old English Thursdæg, literally: Thor's day; related to Old High German Donares tag; see Thor, thunder, day
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