Is the D silent in Wednesday?

There is a silent “d” in the word “Wednesday” .

Is it pronounced Wednesday or wensday?

Wednesday was named after the Germanic god “Woden” (or “Wotan”). Almost no one pronounces this word’s middle syllable distinctly, but it’s important to remember the correct spelling in writing. BUY THE BOOK!

How do the British pronounce Wednesday?

Break ‘Wednesday’ down into sounds: [WENZ] + [DAY] – say it out loud and exaggerate the sounds until you can consistently produce them.

Below is the UK transcription for ‘Wednesday’:
  1. Modern IPA: wɛ́nzdɛj.
  2. Traditional IPA: ˈwenzdeɪ
  3. 2 syllables: “WENZ” + “day”

Is it Wednesday’s or Wednesdays?

1. Wednesday’s is incorrect. It should be the simple plural Wednesdays. In contrast, “Wednesday’s class has been canceled” would be correct because it would be the class of Wednesday–Wednesday’s class.

Why is Wednesday spelled weird?

And why don’t we pronounce it? As it turns out, Wednesday actually has Germanic linguistic origins. It is derived from the Old English word, Wōdnesdæg, which honors the Germanic god Wodan.

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What is the plural of Wednesday?

Wednesdays is of course also the plural of Wednesday, the name of the weekday between Tuesday and Thursday. When it’s used as an adverb, Wednesdays describes when something happens or when an action is taken.

Why Wednesday is called Wednesday?

Wednesday is named for the god Woden, who is paralleled with the Roman god Mercury, probably because both gods shared attributes of eloquence, the ability to travel, and the guardianship of the dead. Thursday is Thunor’s day, or, to give the word its Old English form, Thunresdæg “the day of Thunder”.

What kind of word is Wednesday?

Wednesday can be a proper noun or an adverb.

Is it Monday or Monday’s?

Apostrophe with possessives, not with plurals. Mondays. Monday’s classes, but class is on Mondays.

Is it Thursdays or Thursday’s?

Thursdays is of course also the plural of Thursday, the name of the weekday between Wednesday and Friday. When it’s used as an adverb, Thursdays describes when something happens or when an action is taken. The singular form Thursday can also be used as an adverb, as in We’re closed Thursday or Do you work Thursday?

Is there an apostrophe in Friday’s?

When you have a plural word, such as tacos or Fridays, no apostrophe is required. It’s a simple rule, but students often add errant apostrophes.

Is it Sunday or Sunday’s?

Sundays is the only way to make the noun sunday plural. Confusion arises because some people mistakenly believe that all nouns ending in “y” should form a plural ending in “ies”. When a noun ends with [vowel] + y, you only need to add an “s” to form the plural.

Can you say Tuesdays?

How do you make weekdays plural?

For days of the week, just add s: rainy days and Mondays. And words ending in vowels don’t use apostrophes to become plural. The word pro simply becomes pros.

What is Monkey plural?

noun. mon·​key | \ ˈməŋ-kē \ plural monkeys.

Should Saturdays have an apostrophe?

Senior Member. No apostrophe [as it’s plural not possessive] and a capital S for Saturday.

What is plural Berry?

berry /ˈberi/ noun. plural berries.

What is donkey plural?

noun. don·​key | \ ˈdäŋ-kē , ˈdəŋ- , ˈdȯŋ- \ plural donkeys.

What is cherry plural?

cherry /ˈtʃeri/ noun. plural cherries.

What is plural child?

The plural form of the noun child is: children.

What is the plural of fish?

The plural of fish is usually fish. When referring to more than one species of fish, especially in a scientific context, you can use fishes as the plural. The zodiac sign Pisces is also often referred to as fishes.