English Online Dictionary. What means calendar? What does calendar mean?
From Middle English kalender, from Old French calendier, from Latin kalendarium (“account book”), from kalendae (“the first day of the month”), from kalare (“to announce solemnly, to call out (the sighting of the new moon)”), from Proto-Indo-European *kelh₁-.
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈkæl.ən.də/
- (US) enPR: kălʹəndər, IPA(key): /ˈkæl.ən.dɚ/, [ˈkʰæl.(ə)n.dɚ]
- Rhymes: -əndə(ɹ)
- Homophones: calender, qalandar
calendar (plural calendars)
- Any system by which time is divided into days, weeks, months, and years.
- A means to determine the date consisting of a document containing dates and other temporal information.
- A list of planned events.
- An orderly list or enumeration of persons, things, or events; a schedule.
- (US) An appointment book (US), appointment diary (UK)
- Calendar should not be confused with calender.
- (list of planned events): agenda, schedule, docket; calends (uncommon)
- Tok Pisin: kalenda
- → Japanese: カレンダー (karendā)
- → Korean: 카렌더 (karendeo)
- → Swahili: kalenda
calendar (third-person singular simple present calendars, present participle calendaring, simple past and past participle calendared)
- (law) To set a date for a proceeding in court, usually done by a judge at a calendar call.
- To enter or write in a calendar; to register.
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- (Gregorian calendar months) Gregorian calendar month; January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December (Category: en:Gregorian calendar months)
- (Hebrew calendar months) Hebrew calendar month; Tishrei, Cheshvan, Kislev, Tevet, Shevat, Adar, Nisan, Iyar, Sivan, Tammuz, Av, Elul (Category: en:Hebrew calendar months)
- (Islamic calendar months) Islamic calendar month; Muharram, Safar, Rabi I, Rabi II, Jumada I, Jumada II, Rajab, Sha'aban, Ramadan, Shawwal, Dhu al-Qida, Dhu al-Hijjah (Category: en:Islamic months)
- calander, landcare, landrace
- călindar (popular)
Borrowed (in this form) from Latin calendārium. Compare the inherited doublet cărindar.
calendar n (plural calendare)