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Dem
See also: Dem, DEM, dêm, dëm, dem., -dem, ?êm, and m

English

Pronunciation

Pronoun

dem

  1. Nonstandard form of them.
    • 2007, February 25, "Sia Michel", in Stephen Marley in Tallahassee, M.I.A. in India and Klaxons on Fire[1]:
      Go tell dem natty dreadlocks no wear handcuff," advises Damian Marley, his guest star and younger brother, who accuses the officers of jealousy.

Determiner

dem

  1. Nonstandard form of them. (in the sense of "those")
    What are dem fings doing 'ere?
  2. (Caribbean, MLE, slang) (clitic, postfix) A group of.

Anagrams


Albanian

Etymology

From Proto-Albanian *dama, from Proto-Indo-European *dm?h?-ó- ("bull") (compare Irish damh, Ancient Greek ? (dámalos, "calf")), from *demh?- ("to tame") (compare Latin dom?, English tame).[1]

Noun

dem m (indefinite plural dema, definite singular demi, definite plural demat)

  1. bull
  2. main load-bearing beam in a floor

Declension

Synonyms

References

  1. ^ Orel, Vladimir (2000) A Concise Historical Grammar of the Albanian Language, Leiden: Brill, page 48

Danish

Pronoun

dem (nominative de, possessive deres)

  1. them (3rd person plural, objective case)

See also


German

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /de:m/ (stressed) (for the pronoun)
  • IPA(key): /dem/, /d?m/, /dm?/ (unstressed) (for the article)
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Article

dem

  1. dative masculine/neuter singular of der: the

Declension

German definite articles
Masculine Feminine Neuter Plural
Nominative der die das die
Genitive des der des der
Dative dem der dem den
Accusative den die das die

Pronoun

dem (relative)

  1. dative masculine/neuter singular of der: to whom, to which

Declension

Derived terms

Further reading

  • dem in Duden online

Irish

Pronunciation

Contraction

dem (triggers lenition)

  1. (Munster) Contraction of de mo ("from my").
    Chrochas dem ghualainn é.
    I suspended it from my shoulder.

Related terms


Kurdish

Etymology

From Proto-Indo-European *d?-, cognate with English time, Welsh dydd, Albanian ditë, Old Armenian (ti) and Sanskrit ? (d?tí, "brightness; time").

Noun

dem f

  1. time

Latin

Verb

dem

  1. first-person singular present active subjunctive of d?

Luxembourgish

Pronunciation

Determiner

dem m

  1. unstressed form of deem

Declension

Luxembourgish definite articles
masculine feminine neuter plural
nom./acc. deen (den) déi (d') dat (d') déi (d')
dative deem (dem) där (der) deem (dem) deen (den)

Nigerian Pidgin

Etymology

From English them.

Pronoun

dem

  1. them, they

Norwegian Bokmål

Pronunciation

Pronoun

dem

  1. them

See also



Pitcairn-Norfolk

Pronoun

dem

  1. them

References


Swedish

Pronunciation

Pronoun

dem (third-person plural)

  1. them; accusative/dative of de

Declension

Anagrams


Turkish

Etymology 1

Cognate with Old Turkic [script needed] (tam-), from Proto-Turkic *täm- ("to drip").

Noun

dem

  1. dew

Etymology 2

Borrowed from Persian (dam).

Noun

dem

  1. breath
  2. moment
Synonyms

Etymology 3

Borrowed from Arabic (dam).

Noun

dem

  1. blood
Synonyms

Zazaki

Etymology

Related to Kurdish dem.

Noun

dem ?

  1. time

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