Female, Male, Mythology, Norse mythology, Proto-Indo-European, T names, Thunder/Lightning, Unisex, Virtues/Attributes, Word names


Thursday comes from Old English þursdæġ, a contraction of þunresdæg essentially meaning “Thor’s day”, named after the Norse god of thunder whose name means “thunder” via Proto-Germanic *þunraz (thunder) derived from a PIE root word. According to the nursery rhyme Monday’s Child, Thursday’s child has far to go.

Origin: Proto-Indo-European




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