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

TranslingualEdit

SymbolEdit

Dy

  1. (chemistry) Symbol for dysprosium.

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Khmer ឌី (dii).

Proper nounEdit

Dy (plural Dys)

  1. A surname from Khmer.

AnagramsEdit


CebuanoEdit

EtymologyEdit

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 Philippine Hokkien.[1]

Proper nounEdit

Dy

  1. a surname

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Douglas, Carstairs (1899), “D.”, in Chinese-English dictionary of the vernacular or spoken language of Amoy, London: Presbyterian Church of England, page 99

TagalogEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

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 Philippine Hokkien.[1] Compare Indonesian Lie.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Dy

  1. a Chinese Filipino surname from Min Nan

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Douglas, Carstairs (1899), “D.”, in Chinese-English dictionary of the vernacular or spoken language of Amoy, London: Presbyterian Church of England, page 99