dinner etymology

English word dinner comes from Latin ieiuno (I fast.), Latin dis-, Late Latin iēiūnō, Late Latin dis-, Late Latin disieiūnō

Detailed word origin of dinner

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
ieiuno Latin (lat) I fast.
dis- Latin (lat) Asunder, apart, in two. Reversal, removal. Utterly, exceedingly.
iēiūnō Late Latin (LL)
dis- Late Latin (LL)
disieiūnō Late Latin (LL)
*disiūnō Vulgar Latin (la-vul)
*disieiunare Latin (lat)
disieiunare Latin (lat)
*disiūnāre Vulgar Latin (la-vul)
disner Old French (fro) To dine; to eat the main meal of the day Dinner (main meal of the day).
dinner English (eng) (uncountable) The food provided or consumed at any such meal.. A formal meal for many people eaten for a special occasion.. A meal given to an animal.. A midday meal (in a context in which the evening meal is called supper or tea).. An evening meal.. The main meal of the day, often eaten in the evening. (intransitive) To eat a dinner.. (transitive) To provide (someone) with a dinner.

Words with the same origin as dinner

Descendants of ieiuno
Descendants of dis-
address debate defeat delay dessert difference different difficult direct direction director disagree disappear discipline discover discuss disguise display distance distant district dress dressed dressing