денес

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Bulgarian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

денеси (denesi) (dialectal), денеска (deneska) (dialectal), днеска (dneska) (standard, but colloquial), днес (dnes)(standard)

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *dьnьsь, from *dьnь (day) + *sь; cognate with Macedonian денес (denes), Serbo-Croatian dànas, Slovene dánes.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

дене́с or де́нес (denés or dénes) (no comparative)

  1. (dialectal) today
  2. (dialectal) nowadays
    • Марко Балабанов (Marko Balabanov):
      През денес доде тука едно младо момче голо и босо.
      Prez denes dode tuka edno mlado momče golo i boso.
      These days / Not long ago / Recently a boy came here naked and barefoot.

References[edit]

  • денес in Rečnik na bǎlgarskija ezik (Institut za bǎlgarski ezik)

Macedonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *dьnьsь, from *dьnь (day) + *sь; cf. Serbo-Croatian dànas, Slovene dánes and Bulgarian днес (dnes).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

денес (denes)

  1. today
  2. nowadays

Related terms[edit]