hebdomadal vs weekly what difference

what is difference between hebdomadal and weekly

English

Etymology

From Latin hebdomadālis. According to the Poly-Olbion project, coined by John Selden in 1612.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /hɛbˈdɒmədəl/

Adjective

hebdomadal (comparative more hebdomadal, superlative most hebdomadal)

  1. (obsolete) Lasting seven days.
    • 1612, John Selden in Poly-Olbion:
      this Hebdomadall account
  2. Weekly, occurring once a week.
    • ca. 1909, Mark Twain, Letterws from the Earth, Letter II:
      They quickly weary of this brief hebdomadal Sabbath here, yet they long for that etermal one; they dream of it, they talk about it, they think they think they are going to enjoy it …

Derived terms

  • hebdomadally (adv)

Translations

References

  • The Poly-Olbion project


English

Etymology

From Middle English wekely, weikly (adverb), equivalent to week +‎ -ly. Compare Dutch wekelijks (weekly), German wöchentlich (weekly), Danish ugentlig (weekly), Norwegian ukentlig (weekly), Icelandic vikulega (weekly), Swedish veckovis (weekly).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /wiːk.li/
  • Rhymes: -iːk.li
  • Homophone: weakly

Adverb

weekly (not comparable)

  1. Once every week.
  2. Every week.

Synonyms

  • hebdomadally

Derived terms

  • biweekly
  • semi-weekly
  • twice-weekly
  • twi-weekly

Translations

Adjective

weekly (not comparable)

  1. Of or relating to a week.
  2. Happening once a week, or every week.

Synonyms

  • hebdomadal

Translations

Noun

weekly (plural weeklies)

  1. A publication that is published once a week.

Descendants

  • Japanese: ウィークリー (wīkurī)

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