Nundinal
Nundinal Nun"di*nal, Nundinary Nun"di*na*ry, a. [L. nundinalis, nundinarius, fr. nundinae the market day, the weekly market, prop., the ninth day, fr. nundinus belonging to nine days; novem nine + dies day: cf. F. nundinal.] Of or pertaining to a fair, or to a market day. [1913 Webster]

{Nundinal letter}, among the Romans, one of the first eight letters of the alphabet, which were repeated successively from the first to the last day of the year. One of these always expressed the market day, which returned every nine days (every eight days by our reckoning). [1913 Webster]


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  • Nundinal — Nun di*nal, n. A nundinal letter. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nundinal — ⇒NUNDINAL, ALE, AUX, adj. ANTIQ. ROMAINE. Lettres nundinales. Les huit premières lettres de l alphabet dont l une servait chaque année à indiquer les jours de marché. (Dict. XIXe s.). ♦Jour nundinal. Jour de marché indiqué par l une de ces… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • nundinal — nundinal, ale (non di nal, na l ) adj. Terme d antiquité romaine. Qui est relatif aux marchés.    Lettres nundinales, les huit premières lettres de l alphabet ; il y en avait tous les ans une qui indiquait les jours de marché.    Jour nundinal,… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • nundinal — adj. 2 g. O mesmo que nundinário.   ‣ Etimologia: latim nundinalis, e, onde se realiza o mercado, de mercado, de novem, nove + dies, ei, dia …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • nundinal — adjective Of or pertaining to a nundine …   Wiktionary

  • nundinal — nun|di|nal Mot Agut Adjectiu invariable …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • nundinal — nun·di·nal …   English syllables

  • nundinal — Pertaining to a marketplace or a fair …   Grandiloquent dictionary

  • nundinal —   n. one of first eight letters of alphabet, indicating day of week in ancient Rome;   a. pertaining to such; pertaining to market or market day.    ♦ nundination, n. trading.    ♦ nundine, n. market day, held in ancient Rome every eighth day …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • nundinal — ˈnəndənəl adjective Etymology: Latin nundinalis, from nundinae nundine + alis al : of or relating to a nundine …   Useful english dictionary

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