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Old 10-05-2018, 11:54 AM   #6516 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Lucem Ferre View Post
I guess in old english Odin was known as Wodan and in German it was Wodanaz.
Oh that's interesting. I always assumed most of the English day names meant something completely different.

EDIT: I just checked Saturday out of curiousity, and that one is completely different between Danish and English.

English = Comes from the roman/latin name "Diēs Sātūrnī" which means "Saturn's day"
Danish = A corruption of the ancient nordic spelling "laugardagr" which meant "washing day". So I guess I'm supposed to do my laundry tomorrow.
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