diamant

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See also: diamànt and Diamant

Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch diamant, from Middle Dutch diamant, from Old French diamant, from Late Latin diamas. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

Noun[edit]

diamant (plural diamante, diminutive diamantjie)

  1. diamond

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Catalan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

diamant m (plural diamants)

  1. diamond (gem)

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Czech[edit]

Noun[edit]

diamant m

  1. diamond

Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

diamant c (singular definite diamanten, plural indefinite diamanter)

  1. diamond (mineral)

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Dutch[edit]

Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nl

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch diamant, from Old French diamant, from Late Latin diamas. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

The typographic use derives from Dirck Voskens, who first cut it around 1700 and presumably named it by analogy with the larger parel.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌdi.aːˈmɑnt/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: di‧a‧mant
  • Rhymes: -ɑnt

Noun[edit]

diamant n (uncountable)

  1. (mineralogy) diamond (substance)

Noun[edit]

diamant m (plural diamanten, diminutive diamantje n)

  1. a diamond
  2. (uncountable, printing, dated) The size of type between kwart cicero and parel, equivalent to English brilliant and standardized as 4 point.

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French[edit]

French Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia fr

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old French diamant, from Late Latin diamas, probably from metathesis of adimas (whence aimant), from Latin adamās, ultimately from Ancient Greek ἀδάμας (adámas).

Noun[edit]

diamant m (plural diamants)

  1. diamond (gem)
  2. diamond (shape)
  3. needle (of a record player)
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Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Dutch diamant, used by Dirck Voskens who first cut it around 1700, presumably naming it by analogy with the larger perle.

Noun[edit]

diamant m (uncountable)

  1. (uncountable, printing, dated) excelsior (a small size of type, standardized as 3 point)

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Old French diamant, from Late Latin diamas, from Classical Latin adamās.

Noun[edit]

diamant m (genitive singular diamaint, nominative plural diamaint)

  1. diamond (mineral)

Declension[edit]

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
diamant dhiamant ndiamant
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

diamant

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Old French diamant, from Late Latin diamas, from Classical Latin adamās.

Noun[edit]

diamant m (definite singular diamanten, indefinite plural diamanter, definite plural diamantene)

  1. diamond (uncountable: mineral)
    Kongen bar en krone av gull, besatt med diamanter.
    The king wore a crown of gold set with diamonds.
    Sagen er belagt med diamant.
    The saw is coated with diamond.
  2. the smallest typeface in letterpress printing

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Old French diamant, from Late Latin diamas, from Classical Latin adamās.

Noun[edit]

diamant m (definite singular diamanten, indefinite plural diamantar, definite plural diamantane)

  1. diamond (uncountable: mineral)
    Kongen bar ei krone av gull, innsett med diamantar.
    The king wore a crown of gold set with diamonds.
    Saga er innsett med diamant.
    The saw is coated with diamond.
  2. the smallest typeface in letterpress printing

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French diamant.

Noun[edit]

diamant n (plural diamante)

  1. diamond

Romansch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

diamant m (plural diamants)

  1. (mineralogy, gemstone, Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Surmiran, Puter, Vallader) diamond

Slovene[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

diamánt m inan (genitive diamánta, nominative plural diamánti)

  1. diamond

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Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

diamant c

  1. (uncountable) the mineral diamond
  2. (countable) the gem stone diamond, whether cut or not

Declension[edit]

Declension of diamant 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative diamant diamanten diamanter diamanterna
Genitive diamants diamantens diamanters diamanternas

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