Sunday: The Day of The Sun and What It Means

Day Sunday
Derivation Named after the Sun (Sól)
Description The day of the week between Saturday and Monday
Etymology Old English: Sunnandæg

Old Saxon: Sunnundag

Old Norse: Sunnudagr

Latin: Dies solis

Details The first day of the week.

Sunday is a day for worship of God and rest for Christians.

In Muslim countries and Israel, Sunday is a working day.

~ A depiction of Sól, her daughter, and the wolf Fenrir (1895) by Lorenz Frølich

The Chariot of the Sun by W. G. Collingwood

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