Last modified on 17 July 2014, at 09:42



Etymology 1Edit

Proper nounEdit

  1. genitive singular of Dia

Etymology 2Edit

Originally the dative of dia (day).


(with genitive; triggers h-prothesis of a following vowel)

  1. on (used only with the names of the days of the week)
    Domhnaigh ― on Sunday
Usage notesEdit

is not used with Déardaoin (Thursday), which by itself is both the noun “Thursday” and the adverb “on Thursday”.

Derived termsEdit


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