See also: diezmó

Classical NahuatlEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish diezmo, from Latin decimus (tenth).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

diezmo (inanimate)

  1. (Christianity) tithe

Old SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin decimus (tenth), from decem (ten).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

diezmo m (plural diezmos)

  1. tithe, tenth
    • c. 1200, Almerich, Fazienda de Ultramar, f. 2r.
      Estonz exio melchẏsedec a abraam a la carrera. e bédixol. ¬ dẏxo. Benedicto sea abraam de dẏos el alto. e diol pá ¬ vino q́ anos en figura de xṕs. e abraam a el diol el diezmo. de todo lo q́ aduzie.
      Then Melchizedek sent Abram on his way, and blessed him, and said, “Blessed be Abram of God the [Most] High.” And he gave him bread and wine, which to us is a figure of Christ. And to him Abram gave the tithe of all he had taken.

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DescendantsEdit

  • Spanish: diezmo
    • Classical Nahuatl: diezmo

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Spanish diezmo, from Latin decimus (tenth), from decem (ten). Doublet of the borrowed décimo.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): (Spain) /ˈdjeθmo/, [ˈd̪jeθ̬.mo]
  • IPA(key): (Latin America) /ˈdjesmo/, [ˈd̪jez.mo]

NounEdit

diezmo m (plural diezmos)

  1. tithe

AdjectiveEdit

diezmo (feminine diezma, masculine plural diezmos, feminine plural diezmas)

  1. (archaic) tenth

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