Last modified on 20 November 2014, at 22:06

ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • Rhymes: -a

VerbEdit

  1. third-person singular, present tense of dare - he/she/it gives
  2. second-person singular imperative of dare

AnagramsEdit


LadinEdit

VerbEdit

  1. third-person singular present indicative of
  2. third-person plural present indicative of
  3. second-person singular imperative of

MandarinEdit

RomanizationEdit

(Zhuyin ㄉㄚˋ)

  1. Pinyin reading of
  2. Pinyin reading of
  3. Pinyin reading of

NeapolitanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin dare, present active infinitive of .

VerbEdit

  1. to give

Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish , from Proto-Indo-European *dwóh₁.

NumeralEdit

  1. (cardinal) two

Usage notesEdit

  • Used before a noun; dhà is used when free-standing (counting, telling a row of numerals etc).
    Tha chàr aige. - He has two cars.
    Tha a dhà aice cuideachd. - She has two as well.
    Fòn a h-aon, a h-aon, a dhà! - Phone one-one-two!
  • The following noun is in the singular dative case, lenited.
    balach - boy
    bhalach - two boys
    cailleag - girl
    chaileig - two girls
  • The definite article, if used, is in the singular form:
    an chaileig - the two girls
  • If followed by a pronoun, the pronoun is in the plural:
    an dhiubh - the two of them
    Bhiodh e na b' fheàrr nan gabhadh an rud an dealachadh. - It would be better if the two things could be separated.

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