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曜日 Notes! 「ようび」 Days of the week

AA!! Some of these were really wrong. Now I realize... you can't just pick kanji and place them wherever you want just because you know what they mean. They have more than one meaning depending on where you put them, and who with! :) Maybe these are more right now?

Sunday - 日曜日 「にちようび」
monday - 月曜日 「げつようび」
tuesday - 火曜日 「かようび」
wednesday - 水曜日「すいようび」
thursday - 木曜日「もくようび」
friday - 金曜日 「きんようび」
sabbath - 土曜日 「どうようび」

and to be more confusing, here is the word for star! 星
add 星 to days of the week and you get planets! when you add 星 to a weekday and make a planet, you say that weekday's syllable plus "sei" for 星.

fire - 火星 = mars「かせい」
water - 水銀?? = mercury「すいぐいん」??
tree - 木星 = jupiter「もくせい」
metal - 金星 = venus「きんせい」
earth - 土星 = saturn「どせい」

think the four elements... (plus a tree?:) for each planet.

planet= 惑星(planetary) and (star) 「わくせい」

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