hodiernal

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From hodiern +‎ -al, ultimately from Latin hodiernus

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hodiernal

  1. (rare) Of or pertaining to the current day.
    • 1848, Ralph Waldo Emerson, "Circles", in Essays, page 179:
      Literature is a point outside of our hodiernal circle through which a new one may be described.
    • 2014, David Odden, "Bantu Phonology", page 27:
      For example, in Kerewe, the remote past and hodiernal perfective in (57a) have whatever H is lexically present on the root (plus Tone Doubling).

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