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

(form of da4 with diacritic)

  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.

Derived termsEdit

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Last modified on 1 April 2014, at 04:11