Dia

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English[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Dia

  1. A language spoken in Sandaun Province, Papua New Guinea.

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Anagrams[edit]


German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Clipping of Diapositiv

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Dia n (genitive Dias, plural Dias)

  1. slide (transparent image, to be projected to a screen)

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Dia in Duden online

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish día, from Proto-Celtic *dēwos.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Dia m (genitive )

  1. God
    Dia láidir is máthair mhaith aige.
    God is strong and He has a good mother. (proverb)

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

  • dia (a god)

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
Dia Dhia nDia
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • “Dia” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 2nd ed., 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek Δῖα (Dîa).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Dīa f (genitive Dīae); first declension

  1. A small island off the coast of Crete
  2. A city of Chersonesus

Declension[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular
nominative Dīa
genitive Dīae
dative Dīae
accusative Dīam
ablative Dīā
vocative Dīa

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

Dīa

  1. inflection of Dīon:
    1. nominative plural
    2. accusative plural
    3. vocative plural

References[edit]

  • Dia in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Dia” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Dia in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish día, from Proto-Celtic *dēwos.

Noun[edit]

Dia m (genitive singular , plural Diathan)

  1. God

Derived terms[edit]