Dimanche etymology


French word dimanche comes from Latin dies Dominica (lit. day of the Lord)

Etymology of dimanche

Detailed word origin of dimanche

Dictionary entry Language Definition
diem Latin (lat) Day.
dies Dominica Latin (lat) Day of the Lord.
dominicus Latin (lat) (Ecclesiastical Latin) the Lord’s, God’s. (rare, does not occur in Cicero’s works) of or belonging to a lord or master. (since the formation of the Empire) imperial.
diemenche Old French (fro) Sunday.
dimanche French (fr) Sunday.

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