daina

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See also: Daina and daină

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Middle French dain, from Late Latin dāmus, a masculine variant of Latin dāma (fallow deer, buck, doe). Originally masculine in Old Catalan, daine shifted to daina under the influence of words like cabra (goat), ovella (sheep), etc. via the plural form daines.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

daina f (plural daines)

  1. fallow deer

Further reading[edit]

Cimbrian[edit]

Determiner[edit]

daina

  1. feminine of dain

Hausa[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /dái.nàː/
    • (Standard Kano Hausa) IPA(key): [déi.nàː]

Verb[edit]

dainā̀ (grade 1)

  1. to quit doing, to cease

Latvian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Balto-Slavic *dainā (compare Lithuanian daina), from *deî- (to sing, dance), from Proto-Indo-European *deyh₁- (move swiftly) (compare Old Irish dían (fast), Ancient Greek δίω (díō, I run away, flee), Sanskrit दीयति (dīyati, he soars)). Cf. also Romanian doină.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

daina f (4th declension)

  1. (music) Latvian folksong
    Hypernym: tautasdziesma

Declension[edit]

Lithuanian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Balto-Slavic *dainā (compare Latvian daĩn̨a), from *deî- (to sing, dance) (compare Latvian diêt), from Proto-Indo-European *deyh₁- (move swiftly) (compare Old Irish dían (fast), Ancient Greek δίω (díō, I run away, flee), Sanskrit दीयति (dīyati, he soars)). Cf. also Romanian doină.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (dainà) IPA(key): [d̪ɐɪ̯ˑˈn̪ɐ]
  • (dna) IPA(key): [ˈd̪ɐɪ̯ˑn̪ɐ]

Noun[edit]

dainà f (plural daĩnos) stress pattern 4 [1]

  1. (music) song
    liaudies dainos - folksongs
    dainą dainuoti[2] - to sing a song

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ “daina” in Balčikonis, Juozas et al. (1954), Dabartinės lietuvių kalbos žodynas. Vilnius: Valstybinė politinės ir mokslinės literatūros leidykla.
  2. ^ “dainuoti” in Balčikonis, op. cit.

Sudovian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Noun[edit]

daina

  1. song

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Zigmas Zinkevičius (1985), “Lenkų-jotvingių žodynėlis? [A Polish-Yotvingian dictionary?]”, in Baltistica (in Lithuanian), volume 21, issue 1, page 71: “daina ‘dainelė, l. piosienka’ 135.”
  2. ^ dainà” in Hock et al., Altlitauisches etymologisches Wörterbuch 2.0 (online, 2020–): “nar. daina sf. ‘Liedchen’; dainid vb. ‘singen’”.