Daid
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Daid

English

Adjective

daid (not comparable)

  1. (dialect) Nonstandard spelling of dead.
    • 1910, Robert W. Chambers, Ailsa Paige[1]:
      "I c-can't he'p myse'f," stammered Celia; "you say such frightful things to me--you tell me that they happen in my own house--in her own room--How can I be calm? How can I believe such things of--of Constance Berkley--of yo' daid mother----"
    • 1916, Peggy Edmund & Harold W. Williams, compilers, Toaster's Handbook[2]:
      "I wish I wuz daid. 'Tain' nothin' but wuk, wuk from mawnin' tell night."
    • 1919, Henry Herbert Knibbs, The Ridin' Kid from Powder River[3]:
      "Why, he's daid!" he exclaimed, poking the lion with the muzzle of his gun.
    • 1922, Paul Laurence Dunbar, The Complete Poems of Paul Laurence Dunbar[4]:
      Ah, Mistah 'Possum, we got you at las'--
       Need n't play daid, laying dah on de groun';
      Fros' an' de 'simmons has made you grow fas',--
       Won't he be fine when he's roasted up brown!
    • 1929, Carl Henry Grabo, The Cat in Grandfather's House[5]:
      In de mawnin' w'en he go to milk de cow, sho'nuf dey wuz a hawg a-lyin' on its side, daid.

Anagrams


Irish

Etymology

Borrowed from English dad.

Pronunciation

Noun

daid m (genitive singular daid, nominative plural daideanna)

  1. (informal) dad

Synonyms

Mutation

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
daid dhaid ndaid
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Northern Sami

Determiner

daid

  1. accusative/genitive plural of dat

Welsh

Noun

daid

  1. soft mutation of taid

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