calendar


calendar
calendar c.1200, "system of division of the year;" mid-14c. as "table showing divisions of the year;" from O.Fr. calendier "list, register," from L. calendarium "account book," from calendae/kalendae "calends" the first day of the Roman month -- when debts fell due and accounts were reckoned -- from calare "to announce solemnly, call out," as the priests did in proclaiming the new moon that marked the calends, from PIE root kele- (2) "to call, shout" (see CLAIM (Cf. claim) (v.)). Taken by the early Church for its register list of saints and their feast days. The -ar spelling in English is 17c. to differentiate it from the now obscure CALENDER (Cf. calender) "cloth-presser."

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  • calendar — CALENDÁR, calendare, s.n. 1. Sistem de împărţire a timpului în ani, luni şi zile, bazat pe fenomenele periodice ale naturii. 2. Indicator sistematic (în formă de carte, agendă sau tablou) al succesiunii lunilor şi zilelor unui an. ♢ expr. A face… …   Dicționar Român

  • calendar — cal·en·dar 1 n 1: a list of cases ready to be heard on a procedural action the motion calendar; specif: a list of cases ready for trial – called also list; compare docket ◇ Generally it is up to the party that wants to go to trial to have a case… …   Law dictionary

  • Calendar — Cal en*dar, n. [OE. kalender, calender, fr. L. kalendarium an interest or account book (cf. F. calendrier, OF. calendier) fr. L. calendue, kalendae, calends. See {Calends}.] 1. An orderly arrangement of the division of time, adapted to the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • calendar — [kal′ən dər] n. [ME calender < L kalendarium, account book < kalendae, CALENDS] 1. a system of determining the beginning, length, and divisions of a year and for arranging the year into days, weeks, and months 2. a table, chart, register,… …   English World dictionary

  • Calendar — Cal en*dar, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Calendared}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Calendaring}.] To enter or write in a calendar; to register. Waterhouse. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • calendar — calendar. (De calenda). tr. p. us. Poner en las escrituras, cartas u otros instrumentos la fecha o data del día, mes y año …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • calendar — meaning a list of days and months, is spelt this way. Calender (with er) is a press for paper or cloth, and colander is a strainer …   Modern English usage

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