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  1. "Weekdays that are chronologically closer to weekend days will aquire loan words as labels before weekdays in the middle of the seven-day cycle…languages borrow terms for Saturday and Sunday before they borrow a term for any weekday" (536).Brown, Cecil H. - Naming the days of the week: a cross-language study of lexical acculturation, 1989 - 2 Variables

    This paper provides a linguistic study of the effect of lexical acculturation on the names given to days of the week. Findings show that loan words are used most frequently adopted for weekend days, followed by the days of the week that are closest to the weekends, and least frequently adopted for the days in the middle of the seven-day cycle.

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