dominical

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin dominicālis (of or pertaining to Sunday), from Ecclesiastical Latin diēs Dominicus (day of the Lord) + -ālis, from Dominus (the Lord), as a translation of titles of the God of the Hebrew Tanakh and Greek New Testament) + -icus (forming adjectives).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: do‧mi‧ni‧cal

Adjective[edit]

dominical (not comparable)

  1. Of or pertaining to Jesus Christ as Lord.
  2. (rare) Pertaining to the Lord's Day, Sunday.
  3. (historical) Pertaining to the dominical letter, an ancient system for determining Sundays (particularly Easter Sunday) in any given year.

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Noun[edit]

dominical (plural dominicals)

  1. (obsolete) Sunday.
  2. (obsolete) The Lord's Prayer.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for dominical in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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Catalan[edit]

Adjective[edit]

dominical (masculine and feminine plural dominicals)

  1. dominical

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin Dominus (the Lord)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /dɔminikal/
  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

dominical (feminine singular dominicale, masculine plural dominicaux, feminine plural dominicales)

  1. (attributive) Sunday
  2. from the Lord (i.e. Jesus Christ)

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Adjective[edit]

dominical (plural dominicales)

  1. dominical (of or pertaining to Sunday)