See also: Saturday (homonymy)
The Saturday is the sixth legal Jour Semaine S (the seventh and the last in certain traditions). The word Saturday is resulting from Latin bottom sambati dies , meaning “day of the Sabbat”. The other days of the week are Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. The ISO standard codes saturdays by figure 6 (6th day).
To determine if saturdays are the sixth or the seventh day of the week depends on the cultures, the traditions and legitimacy to regard one day as “first” compared to the others. The Jewish tradition places the first day worked Sunday, the majority of the Christian traditions Monday (after the “Sunday”). In Germany, the word preserved for “Wednesday”, Mittwoch means “day of the medium thus” (Saturday is then seventh). In France, one considered Thursday a long time as day of rest because “day of the middle of the week” (Saturday is then sixth). In the Moslem tradition , saturdays is regarded as the first day of the week, that is to say the first worked day.
The Romans associated this day with Saturn; one still finds this etymology
- in the English word Saturday ,
- in the Breton word Sadorn , at the same time name of the god and the day.
- saturdays is the holy day of God of the Bible. It is thus the Sunday. The Juifs and some Christian (the Adventiste S of the seventh day, which awaits the return of the Lord, of Latin adventus “the arrival, the arrival”) regard it as the memorial of Creation (the seventh day of the genesis). Called Shabbat in the genesis and the Decalog, it is observed between laying down it sun of Friday and that of Saturday according to the biblical mode of counting of the days.
the Easter Saturday is called the Great Sabbath according to a former use which goes back to the Pères of the Church. This day indeed, the day which precedes Sunday by Easter, Jesus-Christ rested in death and the tomb before instituting by her resurrection one day new and a new week.
During the day of the Easter Saturday, according to the Catholic use Roman, the bells of the churches does not sound.
saturdays of the hearts are the days when the orthodoxe liturgy provides that one requests for the late ones. It is:
- saturdays before the Saint-Dimitri (October 26th)
- the third and fourth Saturdays of the Large Lent
- saturdays takes care of Pentecost
saturdays of the Acathiste: fifth and last Saturday of the Large Lent in the orthodoxe Church.
- saturdays is the first day of the Week-end.
- the black Saturday (in French) is the name given by the foreign tourists (mainly German and Dutch) to first Saturday of the holidays of be because of the strong multitude on the French highways.
- the children provided education for in France as of 2008/2009 will not go to school saturdays.
- the diffusion of feature-length films Saturday evening is prohibited on the free television channels diffused in France in order to privilege the consumption of Cinéma in rooms.
Beats-smg: Šeštadėinis Be-X-old: Субота Cbk-zam: Sabado Fiu-vro: Puulpäiv Simple: Saturday
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