demi

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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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EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *dimedius, from Latin dīmidius.

AdjectiveEdit

demi m ‎(feminine singular 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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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
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