Sunday


Sunday
Sunday O.E. Sunnandæg, lit. "day of the sun," from sunnan, oblique case of sunne "sun" (see SUN (Cf. sun) (n.)) + dæg "day" (see DAY (Cf. day)). A West Germanic loan-translation of L. dies solis "day of the sun," which is itself a loan-translation of Gk. hemera heliou. Cf. O.N. sunnundagr, Ger. Sonntag "Sunday." Like other weekday names, not regularly capitalized until 17c. Sunday school dates from 1783 (originally for secular instruction); Sunday clothes is from 1640s. Sunday driver is from 1925.

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