meridies

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Etymology[edit]

From a dissimilation of earlier *medīdiēs, derived from medius (middle) + diēs (day).

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Noun[edit]

merīdiēs m (genitive merīdiēī); fifth declension

  1. midday, noon
  2. south

Declension[edit]

Fifth-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative merīdiēs merīdiēs
Genitive merīdiēī merīdiērum
Dative merīdiēī merīdiēbus
Accusative merīdiem merīdiēs
Ablative merīdiē merīdiēbus
Vocative merīdiēs merīdiēs

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Descendants[edit]

  • Aromanian: amiridz
  • English: a.m., p.m.
  • Italian: meridie, meriggio
  • Portuguese: merídio
  • Romanian: meriză

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