Dumnezeu

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Romanian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin domine deus (vocative). Compare Aromanian dumnidzã(u), Italian Domeneddio, Old Occitan Domerdieus, Occitan Domnideu, Old French Damned(i)eu.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [dum.neˈzew]
  • (file)

Proper noun[edit]

Dumnezeu m (genitive and dative lui Dumnezeu)

  1. God

Usage notes[edit]

  • Usually found in the uppercase form. Plural is also uncommon.
  • When talking about the Christian God, the genitive and dative forms are constructed using the preposed lui that is used for (some) names: lui Dumnezeu.
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