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demi

See also: demi- and Demi

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

demi (plural demis)

  1. Alternative spelling of demy
  2. (slang) a fifty pence piece.
  3. A bottle of wine containing 0.375 liters of fluid, 1/2 the volume of a standard bottle; a split.

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AdjectiveEdit

demi m (feminine demie, masculine plural demis, feminine plural demies)

  1. half

NounEdit

demi m (plural demis)

  1. half (fraction)
  2. (used in time) half (half-hour)
    Il est cinq heures et demie. - It is half past five. — but:
    Elle sera là dans une demi-heure. - She will be here in half an hour. (where “demi” indicates a fraction and where there is no agreement in gender and number)
  3. Glass of beer of 250ml volume
    Deux demis et un verre de vin rouge, s'il vous plaît. - Two small beers and a glass of red wine, please.

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IndonesianEdit

PrepositionEdit

demi

  1. at

LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

See dēmō (I remove, take away, or subtract).

VerbEdit

dēmī

  1. present passive infinitive of dēmō; “to be removed, taken away, or subtracted”

Etymology 2Edit

See dēmos (a tract of land”, “[the common] people).

NounEdit

dēmī m

  1. genitive singular of dēmos
  2. nominative plural of dēmos
  3. vocative plural of dēmos