دن

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Aramaic דַּנָּא‎ / ܕܰܢܳܐ(dannā, wine jug, vat), from Akkadian 𒂁𒆗𒉡 (/dannu/, storage vat mostly for storing beer and wine).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

دَنّ (dannm (plural دِنَان(dinān))

  1. wine jug
    • a. 570, about when المرقش الأصغر (al-Muraqqiš al-Aṣġar) died, with this also quoted in الأعشى [al-ʾaʿšā] (a. 625), Geyer, Rudolf, editor, Zwei Gedichte von Al-ʾAʿšâ (Sitzungsberichte der kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien. Philosophisch-historische Klasse; 149/6)‎[1] (in German), volume Mâ Bukâʾu, Wien: In Kommission bei Carl Gerold’s Sohn, published 1905, page 65
      كـَأَنَّ فَاهَا (var.‎ فِيهَا) عـُقَارًا قَرْقَفًا (var.‎ عـُقَارٌ قَرْقَفٌ) نُشَّ (var.‎ سُنَّ) مِنَ الدَنِّ فَالْكَأْسُ رَذُوم
      kaʾanna fāhā (var. fīhā) ʿuqāran qarqafan (var. ʿuqārun qarqafun) nušša (var. sunna) mina d-danni fa-l-kaʾsu raḏūm
      As if her mouth were a gassing hooch … poured from the jug so the stoop was about to overflow
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

دِنْ (din) (form I)

  1. second-person masculine singular active imperative of دَانَ(dāna)

Verb[edit]

دِنَّ (dinna) (form I)

  1. second-person feminine plural active imperative of دَانَ(dāna)
  2. third-person feminine plural past active of دَانَ(dāna)
  3. third-person feminine plural past passive of دَانَ(dāna)

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Gujarati[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Urdu دن(din), ultimately from Sanskrit दिन (dina)

Noun[edit]

دن (dinm (Standard Gujarati દિન)

  1. (Lisan ud-Dawat) day
    Synonyms: دھاڑو (dahāṛo), ديوس (dīvas)

Urdu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Sanskrit दिन (diná), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *dyew-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

دِن (dinm (Hindi spelling दिन)

  1. day
  2. daytime

Declension[edit]

Declension of دن
singular plural
direct دن(din) دن(din)
oblique دن(din) دنوں(dinō̃)
vocative دن(din) دنو(dinō)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • دن”, in اُردُو لُغَت (in Urdu), Ministry of Education: Government of Pakistan, 2017.
  • دن”, in Rekhta Dictionary [Urdu dictionary with meanings in Hindi & English], Noida, India: Rekhta Foundation, 2022.