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Dei
See also: Dei, déi, dèi, deî, d?i, d?i, de'i, and dei-

Basque

Pronunciation

Noun

dei inan

  1. call, appeal
  2. call (telephone conversation)
  3. announcement
  4. (law) summons

Declension

Verb

dei

  1. Infinitive of deitu.

Further reading

  • dei in Euskaltzaindiaren Hiztegia, euskaltzaindia.eus
  • dei in Orotariko Euskal Hiztegia, euskaltzaindia.eus

Bourguignon

Etymology

From Latin deus.

Noun

dei m (plural deis, feminine déôsse)

  1. a god

See also

  • Dei, the monotheist God of the Bible

Catalan

Pronunciation

Noun

dei f (plural deis)

  1. dey (clarification of this definition is needed)

Edopi

Noun

dei

  1. cassowary

Further reading


Galician

Verb

dei

  1. first-person singular preterite indicative of dar

Ido

Noun

dei

  1. plural of deo

Italian

Etymology 1

Derived from di ("of", possession preposition) + i ("the", definite masculine plural article)

Alternative forms

  • de' (truncation)

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /'dei/, ['d?ei?]
  • Hyphenation: déi

Contraction

dei

  1. contraction of di i; of the, from the

Etymology 2

See the etymology of the main entry.

Alternative forms

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /'d?i/, ['di?]
  • Hyphenation: dèi

Noun

dei m pl (archaic dii)

  1. plural of dio
Usage notes

The form of the definite article used with this word is gli.

Gli dei sono scontenti. - The gods are displeased.

Etymology 3

See the etymology of the main entry.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /'d?i/, ['di?]
  • Hyphenation: dèi

Verb

dei

  1. (also poetic) Obsolete form of devi, second-person singular present indicative of dovere

Japanese

Romanization

dei

  1. R?maji transcription of

Latin

Pronunciation

Noun

de?

  1. inflection of deus:
    1. nominative/vocative plural
    2. genitive singular

Verb

de?

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of dee?

Lindu

Noun

dei

  1. bunch; cluster

Low German

Alternative forms

Pronunciation

Article

dei

  1. Alternative form of de

Mandarin

Romanization

dei

  1. Nonstandard spelling of d?i.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of d?i.

Usage notes

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

Middle English

Etymology 1

From Old English dæ?.

Noun

dei

  1. Alternative form of day

Etymology 2

From Old Norse þeir.

Pronoun

dei

  1. Alternative form of þei

Etymology 3

From Old French de.

Noun

dei

  1. Alternative form of dee

Navajo

Adverb

dei

  1. up, upward

Related terms


Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

From Old Norse þeir.

Pronunciation

Article

dei

  1. the (plural form of den and det, usually used in front of adjectives modifying plural nouns)

Pronoun

dei (genitive deira)

  1. they
    Veit du kvar dei er?
    Do you know where they are?
  2. those
    Dei der borte?
    Those over there?

See also

References

  • "dei" in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Old French

Noun

dei m (oblique plural deis, nominative singular deis, nominative plural dei)

  1. (Anglo-Norman) Alternative form of doit (finger)
    • circa 1150, Thomas d'Angleterre, Le Roman de Tristan, page 164 (of the Champion Classiques edition, ->ISBN, line 1980:
      Un anel d'or trait de sun dei
      she removed a gold ring from her finger

Old Frisian

Alternative forms

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *dagaz, from Proto-Indo-European *d?eg- ("to burn").

Noun

dei m

  1. day

Inflection

Descendants

  • North Frisian: däi
    Föhr-Amrum: dai
  • Saterland Frisian: Dai
  • West Frisian: dei

Pennsylvania German

Etymology

Compare German dein, English thy.

Adjective

dei

  1. (possessive) your

Inflection

masculine feminine neuter plural
nominative
and
accusative
dei dei dei dei
dative deim deinre deim deine

Portuguese

Verb

dei

  1. first-person singular preterite indicative of dar

Scots

Alternative forms

  • dee (more common)

Verb

dei (third-person singular present deis, present participle deiin, past deid, past participle deed)

  1. (South Scots) to die

Sicilian

Alternative forms

Noun

dei m

  1. plural of deu
  2. plural of diu

Sranan Tongo

Etymology

From English day.

Pronunciation

Noun

dei

  1. day

Derived terms


Welsh

Alternative forms

Pronunciation

Verb

dei

  1. (colloquial) second-person singular future of dod

Mutation

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
dei ddei nei unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Noun

dei

  1. Soft mutation of tei.

Mutation

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
tei dei nhei thei
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

West Frisian

Etymology

From Old Frisian dei, from Proto-Germanic *dagaz, from Proto-Indo-European *d?eg- ("to burn").

Pronunciation

IPA(key): /d?i?/, /dai?/

Noun

dei c (plural dagen)

  1. day
  2. date

Derived terms

Further reading

  • "dei", in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011

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