Category Archives: etymology

The days are gods.

(Old English translation of the Latin) Sunday: “day of the sun” (L. “day of Solis”)Monday: “day of the moon” (L. “day of Luna”)Tuesday: “day of Tiw” (a Germanic god of war and sky; L. “day of Mars”Wednesday: “day of Odin/Woden”

The days are gods.

(Old English translation of the Latin) Sunday: “day of the sun” (L. “day of Solis”)Monday: “day of the moon” (L. “day of Luna”)Tuesday: “day of Tiw” (a Germanic god of war and sky; L. “day of Mars”Wednesday: “day of Odin/Woden”