See also: daïs

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English deis < Anglo-Norman (Old French deis, dois) < Latin discus.

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈdeɪ.ɪs/, /ˈdeɪ.əs/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈdeɪ.ɪs/, /ˈdeɪ.əs/, /ˈdaɪ.ɪs/
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NounEdit

dais ‎(plural daises)

  1. A raised platform in a room for dignified occupancy.
    • 1922, Sinclair Lewis, “14”, in Babbitt:
      Babbitt's party politely edged through them and into the whitewashed room, at the front of which was a dais with a red-plush throne and a pine altar painted watery blue, as used nightly by the Grand Masters and Supreme Potentates of innumerable lodges.

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DalmatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin dē(n)sus. Compare Italian denso, Romanian des.

AdjectiveEdit

dais m (feminine daisa)

  1. dense
  2. thick

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VerbEdit

dais

  1. Informal second-person plural (vosotros, vosotras) present indicative form of dar.