Hesperian vs occidental what difference

what is difference between Hesperian and occidental

English

Etymology

Hesperia +‎ -an

Adjective

hesperian (not comparable)

  1. Of or relating to the Hesperiidae family of butterflies.

Synonyms

  • hesperiid

Noun

hesperian (plural hesperians)

  1. Any butterfly of the family Hesperiidae; a skipper

Synonyms

  • hesperiid

References

  • hesperian at OneLook Dictionary Search

Anagrams

  • Seraphine, seraphine


English

Etymology

Borrowed from Middle French occidental, from Latin occidentalis.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˌɒk.səˈdɛn.təl/

Adjective

occidental (comparative more occidental, superlative most occidental)

  1. Of, pertaining to, or situated in, the occident, or west; western. [from 16th c.]
    occidental climates, or customs; an occidental planet.
  2. Of a gem or precious stone: of inferior value or quality. [from 18th c.]

Synonyms

  • western

Antonyms

  • (western): oriental

Coordinate terms

  • Cardinal directions (punt cardinal):

Derived terms

  • occidentalism
  • occidentalist

Related terms

  • Occident

Translations

Noun

occidental (plural occidentals)

  1. A Western Christian of the Latin rite
    • Most occidentals resident in South China have joined the Chinese in their zealous enthusiasm for the lychee.

See also

  • oriental
  • boreal
  • austral

Catalan

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin occidentālis.

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic) IPA(key): /ok.si.dənˈtal/
  • (Central) IPA(key): /uk.si.dənˈtal/
  • (Valencian) IPA(key): /ok.si.denˈtal/
  • Rhymes: -al

Adjective

occidental (masculine and feminine plural occidentals)

  1. western

Synonyms

  • de l’oest
  • ponentí

Related terms

  • occident

See also

(compass points) punt cardinal;


French

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin occidentalis.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɔk.si.dɑ̃.tal/
  • Homophones: occidentale, occidentes

Adjective

occidental (feminine singular occidentale, masculine plural occidentaux, feminine plural occidentales)

  1. Of, pertaining to, or situated in, the occident, or west; western

Derived terms

  • Sahara occidental

Related terms

  • Occidental (noun for Westerner)
  • occident
  • occidentalisation
  • occidentaliser

Further reading

  • “occidental” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Galician

Pronunciation

Adjective

occidental m or f (plural occidentais)

  1. western

Portuguese

Adjective

occidental m or f (plural occidentais, comparable)

  1. Obsolete spelling of ocidental (used in Portugal until September 1911 and in Brazil until the 1940s).

Romanian

Etymology

Borrowed from French occidental, Latin occidentalis.

Adjective

occidental m or n (feminine singular occidentală, masculine plural occidentali, feminine and neuter plural occidentale)

  1. western

Declension

Antonyms

  • oriental

Related terms

  • occident

Spanish

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin occidentalis.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): (Spain) /okθidenˈtal/, [ok.θi.ð̞ẽn̪ˈt̪al]
  • IPA(key): (Latin America) /oksidenˈtal/, [ok.si.ð̞ẽn̪ˈt̪al]
  • Hyphenation: oc‧ci‧den‧tal

Adjective

occidental (plural occidentales)

  1. western
    Antonym: oriental

Derived terms

  • antioccidental
  • Virginia Occidental

Related terms

  • occidente

Coordinate terms

  • oriental
  • meridional, sureño
  • septentrional, norteño

Noun

occidental m or f (plural occidentales)

  1. westerner

Further reading

  • “occidental” in Diccionario de la lengua española, Vigésima tercera edición, Real Academia Española, 2014.

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