denier

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old French denier, from Latin denarius.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • enPR: dənî(r)', IPA(key): /dəˈnɪə(r)/ (coin)
  • enPR: dĕn'ĭə(r), IPA(key): /ˈdɛnɪə(r)/ (unit of fineness of yarn)
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɪə(ɹ)

Noun[edit]

denier (plural deniers)

  1. (now historical) An old French coin worth one-twelfth of a sou.
    • 2011, Norman Davies, Vanished Kingdoms, Penguin 2012, p. 117:
      A bronze denier bearing the inscription CONRADUS around a central cross, was minted in Lugdunum.
  2. A unit of weight which indicates the fineness of fiber or yarn, equal to one gram per 9000 meters, used especially to measure or indicate the fineness of hosiery.
    • 2002, Jill Mansell, Staying at Daisy's:
      Upstairs she rummaged through her chest of drawers, finally unearthing an unopened pack of ten denier barely blacks.
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Etymology 2[edit]

deny +‎ -er.

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Noun[edit]

denier (plural deniers)

  1. Person who denies something.
    Holocaust denier (see Wikipedia:Holocaust denial)
    Global warming denier (see Wikipedia:Global warming denial)
    AIDS denier (see Wikipedia:AIDS denial)
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Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

denier

  1. denier (unit of measure)
  2. denier (old coin)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of denier (Kotus type 6/paperi, no gradation)
nominative denier denierit
genitive denierin denierien
deniereiden
deniereitten
partitive denieriä deniereitä
denierejä
illative denieriin deniereihin
singular plural
nominative denier denierit
accusative nom.? denier denierit
gen. denierin
genitive denierin denierien
deniereiden
deniereitten
partitive denieriä deniereitä
denierejä
inessive denierissä deniereissä
elative denieristä deniereistä
illative denieriin deniereihin
adessive denierillä deniereillä
ablative denieriltä deniereiltä
allative denierilleˣ deniereilleˣ
essive denierinä deniereinä
translative denieriksi deniereiksi
instructive denierein
abessive denierittä deniereittä
comitative deniereineen

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French, from Old French denier, Latin dēnārius.

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Noun[edit]

denier m (plural deniers)

  1. denier (coin)
  2. (by extension) money
  3. denier (unit of weight)

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Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French denier, Latin dēnārius.

Noun[edit]

denier m (plural deniers)

  1. denier (coin)

Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin dēnārius.

Noun[edit]

denier m (oblique plural deniers, nominative singular deniers, nominative plural denier)

  1. denier (coin)

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