días

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See also: dias and Dias

Old Irish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

días f

  1. ear of corn
  2. shoot or fruit of palm tree
  3. point of a weapon (usually of a sword)
Inflection[edit]
Feminine ā-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative díasL déisL díasaH
Vocative díasL déisL díasaH
Accusative déisN déisL díasaH
Genitive déiseH díasL díasN
Dative déisL díasaib díasaib
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

días f

  1. pair, couple (used of persons only, whereas dede is used of things)
Inflection[edit]
Feminine ā-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative díasL dísL díasaH
Vocative díasL dísL díasaH
Accusative dísN dísL díasaH
Genitive díseH díasL díasN
Dative dísL díasaib díasaib
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization
Descendants[edit]
  • Irish: dís
  • Manx: jees
  • Scottish Gaelic: dithis

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

días m pl

  1. plural of día
    • 1605, Miguel de Cervantes, El ingenioso hidalgo Don Quijote de la Mancha, Primera parte, Capítulo I
      El resto della concluían sayo de velarte, calzas de velludo para las fiestas, con sus pantuflos de lo mesmo, y los días de entresemana se honraba con su vellorí de lo más fino.
      The rest of it went in a doublet of fine cloth and velvet breeches and shoes to match for holidays, while on days during the week he made a brave figure in his best homespun.