دني

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the roots د ن و(d-n-w) and د ن ي(d-n-y).

Adjective[edit]

دَنِيّ (daniyy) (feminine دَنِيَّة(daniyya), masculine plural أَدْنِيَاء(ʾadniyāʾ), elative أَدْنَى(ʾadnā))

  1. near, neighboring
  2. low
  3. mean
  4. vile
  5. worthless, of a bad quality
  6. weak-minded, cowardly
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Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

دُنِيَ (duniya) (form I)

  1. third-person masculine singular past passive of دَنَا(danā)

North Levantine Arabic[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Arabic دُنْيَا(dunyā).

Noun[edit]

دني (dinif

  1. world; earth
    صار عمرك خمسين وانتي بعدك أحلى مره بالدني يا حياتي
    Ṣār ʿumrik ḵamsīn w-inti baʿdik ʾaḥla mara bi-d-dini, ya ḥayāti!
    You’ve turned fifty and you’re still the most beautiful woman in the world, darling!
  2. it; things; used to refer to general states and circumstances, e.g. the weather
    الدني مشمه.‎‎ ― Id-dini mšamsi.It’s sunny. (literally, “The world is sunny.”)
    الدني وقتا كانت حرب.‎‎ ― Id-dini waʾta kēnit ḥarb.There was a war at the time. (literally, “The world was war at the time.”)