Hodiernal
Hodiern Ho"di*ern, Hodiernal Ho`di*er"nal, a. [L. hodiernus, fr. hodie today.] Of this day; belonging to the present day. [R.] --Boyle. Quart. Rev. [1913 Webster]

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  • hodiernal — adjective Of or pertaining to the current day. Literature is a point outside of our hodiernal circle through which a new one may be described. See Also: hodiern …   Wiktionary

  • hodiernal — adj. of this day; pertaining to this day …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hodiernal — [ˌhɒdɪ ə:n(ə)l, ˌhəʊdɪ ] adjective rare relating to the present day. Origin C17: from L. hodiernus (from hodie today ) + al …   English new terms dictionary

  • hodiernal — ho·di·er·nal …   English syllables

  • hodiernal —   a. pertaining to today …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • hodiernal — adj. formal of the present day. Etymology: L hodiernus f. hodie today …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hodiernal tense — A hodiernal tense is a grammatical tense for the current day ( hodie is today, in Latin). Hodiernal tenses refer to events of today (in an absolute tense system) or of the day under consideration (in a relative tense system). Hodiernal past tense …   Wikipedia

  • Grammatical tense — is a temporal linguistic quality expressing the time at, during, or over which a state or action denoted by a verb occurs.Tense is one of at least five qualities, along with mood, voice, aspect, and person, which verb forms may express.Tenses… …   Wikipedia

  • Hodiern — Ho di*ern, Hodiernal Ho di*er nal, a. [L. hodiernus, fr. hodie today.] Of this day; belonging to the present day. [R.] Boyle. Quart. Rev. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Present tense — For other uses, see Present tense (disambiguation). The present tense (abbreviated pres or prs) is a grammatical tense that locates a situation or event in present time.[1] This linguistic definition refers to a concept that indicates a feature… …   Wikipedia

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