Pourquoi ? Why?

Why is a matinée in the afternoon when ‘le matin’ means ‘morning’?

Why is the French for a fortnight ‘une quinzaine’ which is fifteen days? e.g. <<quinzaine des soldes>> is a ‘two-week sale’.

Why is the French for a week ‘une huitaine’ which is eight days? I can just understand this one in the expression: ‘le cas a été remis à huitaine’ : ‘the case has been deferred to a week tomorrow’.

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