divi

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

divi ‎(plural divis)

  1. (Britain, informal, dated) The dividend paid out by the Co-op

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

divi m

  1. plural of divo

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Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

dīvī

  1. nominative masculine plural of dīvus
  2. genitive masculine singular of dīvus
  3. genitive neuter singular of dīvus
  4. vocative masculine plural of dīvus

Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latvian divi is the old dual feminine form, from an older *duwi, from *duwu, from Proto-Baltic *duwō, from Proto-Indo-European *dwóh₁, *dwóu ‎(two (masc.)), *dwéi, *dwái ‎(two (fem., neut.)). Cognates include Lithuanian du, dvi, Old Prussian dwai, Sudovian duo (< *dwuo), Old Church Slavonic дъва ‎(dŭva), Old Church Slavonic дъвѣ ‎(dŭvě), Russian, Belarusian, Ukrainian, Bulgarian два ‎(dva), две ‎(dve) (Ukrainian дві ‎(dvi, (fem.))), Czech dva, dvě, Polish dwa, dwie, Gothic 𐍄𐍅𐌰𐌹 ‎(twai), 𐍄𐍅𐍉𐍃 ‎(twōs), 𐍄𐍅𐌰 ‎(twa), Old High German zwēne, zwā, zwō, zwei, German zwei, English two, Sanskrit द्व ‎(dvá), Ancient Greek δύο ‎(dúo), δύω ‎(dúō) (Homeric δύω ‎(dúō)/δύϝω ‎(dúwō), dú(w)ō), Latin duo (< *duō), duae.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Latvian cardinal numbers
 <  1 2 3  > 
    Cardinal : divi
    Ordinal : otrais
    Multiplier : divreiz
    Nominal : divnieks
Latvian Wikipedia article on divi
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Numeral[edit]

divi

  1. two (the cipher, the cardinal number two)
    viens, divi, trīs — one, two, three (counting)
    divreiz divi ir četri — two times two is four
  2. two (an amount equal to two)
    mēs bijām divi — we were two
    divi ābolitwo apples
    divu gadu darbstwo years' work
    nopirt divus kilogramus miltu — to buy two kilos of flour
    uzrakstīt romāna divas nodaļas — to write two chapters of a novel
    ierasties pēc divām stundām — to come in, after two hours
    aizbraukt uz diviem gadiem — to leave for two years
  3. two o'clock (a moment in time; two hours after midnight, or after noon)
    pulkstenis ir divi — it is two o'clock
    atnākt divos — to arrive at two o'clock
    ap pulksten diviem naktī — around two o'clock at night
    sanāksme sākas divos pēc pusdienas — the meeting starts at two o'clock after lunch (= in the afternoon, p.m.)
  4. the two (two previously mentioned people, objects, etc.)
    trīs puiši; viens darina zarus, divi zāģē — three guys; one is doing the branches, the (other) two are sawing
    viens no diviem — one of the two (= either this, or that, no other possibilities)
    pa diviem mums tur stundas laikā viss būs kārtībāthe two of us will put everything in order there in one hour

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References[edit]

  1. ^ “divi” in Konstantīns Karulis (1992, 2001), Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca, in 2 vols, Rīga: AVOTS, ISBN 9984-700-12-7