See also: dy, , , d.y., d'y, and dy.

Translingual

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Dy

  1. (chemistry) Symbol for dysprosium.

English

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Etymology

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From Khmer ឌី (dii).

Proper noun

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Dy (plural Dys)

  1. A surname from Khmer.

Anagrams

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Cebuano

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Etymology

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From Hokkien (), via Spanish Dy, with the initial ⟨L-⟩ changed to ⟨D-⟩ due to /l/~/d/ allophony when the proceeding vowel is either, [i], [e], or [u] in Hokkien.[1][2]

Proper noun

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Dy

  1. a surname

References

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  1. ^ Douglas, Carstairs (1873) “D.”, in Chinese-English Dictionary of the Vernacular or Spoken Language of Amoy, [With 1923 Supplement after the Appendix by Thomas Barclay, Shanghai: Commercial Press, Ltd.] edition (overall work in Hokkien and English), London: Trübner & Co., page 99; New Edition (With Chinese Character Glosses) edition, London: Presbyterian Church of England, 1899, page 99
  2. ^ Van der Loon, Piet (1967) “The Manila Incunabula and Early Hokkien Studies, Part 2”, in Asia Major (New Series)‎[1], volume 13, page 113

Tagalog

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Alternative forms

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Etymology

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From Hokkien (), via Spanish Dy, with the initial ⟨L⟩ changed to ⟨D⟩ due to /l/~/d/ allophony when the proceeding vowel is either, [i], [e], or [u] in Hokkien.[1][2] Compare Indonesian Lie.

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Proper noun

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Dy (Baybayin spelling ᜇᜒ)

  1. a Chinese Filipino surname from Hokkien

Statistics

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  • According to data collected by Forebears in 2014, Dy is the 473rd most common surname in the Philippines, occurring in 17,842 individuals.

See also

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References

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  1. ^ Douglas, Carstairs (1873) “D.”, in Chinese-English Dictionary of the Vernacular or Spoken Language of Amoy, [With 1923 Supplement after the Appendix by Thomas Barclay, Shanghai: Commercial Press, Ltd.] edition (overall work in Hokkien and English), London: Trübner & Co., page 99; New Edition (With Chinese Character Glosses) edition, London: Presbyterian Church of England, 1899, page 99
  2. ^ Van der Loon, Piet (1967) “The Manila Incunabula and Early Hokkien Studies, Part 2”, in Asia Major (New Series)‎[2], volume 13, page 113

Xhosa

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Pronunciation

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Letter

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Dy (lower case dy)

  1. A digraph in Xhosa orthography.