Planetary Days Flashcards
- "Sun" is in "Sunday"
- "Moon" is almost the same as the first part of "Monday"
- Tuesday is "Tiw's Day," the Norse god of single combat. Mars is the Roman god of war.
- In French, Wednesday is "Mercredi," which comes from "Day of Mercury."
- "Wednesday" comes from Wodnesdaeg, which means Odin's Day.
- Thursday is named for Thor (Thor's Day), the Norse god of lightning. Jupiter is the Roman god of lightning.
- Friday is named for Frigg, the Norse goddess of marriage. Venus is the Roman goddesss of love.
- Saturday is Saturn's Day! Easy peasy!