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NORSE DAYS OF THE WEEK - Thursday

" Thor is associated with the day Thursday which comes from the word Torsdag in the Scandinavian countries and in the Germanic countries it is called Donnerstag which means thunderday and comes from the word Donar, which was the name of Thor in the Germanic countries. "

Skál!

Source: norse-mythology.net/the-viking-lunar-calendar-the-names-of-months-and-days/




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NORSE DAYS OF THE WEEK - Wednesday

" The modern word “Wednesday” is named after Odin and it comes from the Germanic word Wotan which means “Odin” so Wednesday is “Odin’s day”. "

Skál!

Source: norse-mythology.net/the-viking-lunar-calendar-the-names-of-months-and-days/




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NORSE DAYS OF THE WEEK - Tuesday

" The God Tyr is associated with the day Tuesday and in the Scandinavian countries, Denmark, Norway, and Sweden, this day is called Tirsdag, so Tuesday is Tyr’s day. "

Skál!

Source: norse-mythology.net/the-viking-lunar-calendar-the-names-of-months-and-days/




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NORSE DAYS OF THE WEEK - Monday

" The Moon also was important to the Vikings since it helped them keep track of time, it had its own day, Monday. Today in Denmark the day is called ”Mandag” and in our neighboring country, Germany the day is called Montag which comes from the word mond. "

Skál!

Source: norse-mythology.net/the-viking-lunar-calendar-the-names-of-months-and-days/




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NORSE DAYS OF THE WEEK - Sunday

" The Vikings worshiped the sun so much because of the cold climate, that they gave the sun its own day, and the first day of the week, Sunday... Anyone who lives in a cold climate or has been there will understand why the sun was so important to the Vikings. "

Skál!

Source: norse-mythology.net/the-viking-lunar-calendar-the-names-of-months-and-days/




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