Wodnesdei etymology

Middle English word Wodnesdei comes from Latin merx (Goods. Merchandise, commodity.), Latin dies, Proto-Germanic *wōdaz, Proto-Germanic *Wātónos

Detailed word origin of Wodnesdei

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
merx Latin (lat) Goods. Merchandise, commodity.
dies Latin (lat) (often in the feminine) A set day: a date, an appointment.. A day, particularly:. A solar or sidereal day of about 24 hours, especially (historical) Roman dates reckoned from one midnight to the next.. Daytime: a period of light between sunrise and sunset.
*wōdaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Anger; fury. Agitated; furious; angry. Excited; energised; spirited; frenzied; obsessed.
*Wātónos Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
Mercurius Latin (lat) Mercury; a Roman god associated with speed and trade; sometimes used as a messenger of the Gods, wearing winged sandals. Mercury was equated with the Greek god Hermes and many other Ancient divinities.
*Wōdanaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Woden or Odin, the Germanic supreme god. Identified in later times with the Roman god Mercury.
dies Mercurii Latin (lat) Wednesday.
*Wōdanas dagaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Wednesday.
wōdnesdæġ Old English (ang)
Wodnesdei Middle English (enm) Wednesday.

Words with the same origin as Wodnesdei

Descendants of merx
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Descendants of dies
Monday Monenday Tewesday
Descendants of *wōdaz
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