THE REST OF THE WEEK HISTORICAL IMPORTANCE IN FAR EASTERN LANGUAGES

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The days of the week have a historical importance in Far eastern languages as well. The planetary connection is still there. With days of the week corresponding to Japanese, Chinese and Vietnamese names for planets.


The names for planets in these languages corresponds to the Elements; for example the name for Venus translates to Metal Star, Mercury to Water star, Mars to Fire Star and so on.


Although in Vietnamese the days of the week tend to correspond to numbers.


Therefore the days in the week in Far Eastern Language roughly correspond to.

EnglishJapaneseVietnamese
MondayMoon DayLord/ Master Day
TuesdayFire DayNo. 2
WednesdayWater DayNo. 3
ThursdayWood DayNo 4
FridayGold DayNo. 5
SaturdayEarth DayNo. 6
SundaySun DayNo. 7

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