Last modified on 24 September 2014, at 19:45
See also: dēi, děi, and dèi

BasqueEdit

NounEdit

dei

  1. call (clarification of this Basque definition is being sought)

GalicianEdit

VerbEdit

dei

  1. first-person singular preterite indicative of dar

IdoEdit

NounEdit

dei

  1. plural form of deo

ItalianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

  • prep di + article i

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [d̪ei̯], /dei/
  • Hyphenation: déi

ContractionEdit

dei

  1. of the, from the (+ a masculine noun in plural not starting with a vowel, gn, pn, ps, s+consonant, x, y, nor z).

Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [d̪ɛi̯], /dɛi/
  • Hyphenation: dèi

NounEdit

dei m

  1. plural form of dio
Usage notesEdit
  • The form of the definite article used with this word is gli.
    Gli dei sono scontenti - The gods are displeased.

JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

dei

  1. rōmaji reading of でい

LatinEdit

NounEdit

deī

  1. nominative plural of deus
  2. genitive singular of deus
  3. vocative plural of deus

VerbEdit

deī

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of deeō

LojbanEdit

CmavoEdit

dei

  1. (self-referential pro-sumti, referring to parts of the text containing it) this very utterance

Related termsEdit

RafsiEdit

dei

  1. rafsi of djedi.

Low GermanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈdɛɪ̯/, /ˈdaɪ̯/

ArticleEdit

dei

  1. Alternative form of de.

MandarinEdit

RomanizationEdit

dei

  1. Nonstandard spelling of dēi.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of děi.

Usage notesEdit

  • 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.

NavajoEdit

AdverbEdit

dei

  1. up, upward

Related termsEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse þeir.

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

dei (genitive deira)

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

ReferencesEdit

See alsoEdit


Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latin digitus

NounEdit

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

  1. finger

Old FrisianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *dagaz, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰegʷʰ- (to burn). Compare Old English dæġ, Old Saxon and Old Dutch dag, Old High German tag, Old Norse dagr.

NounEdit

dei m

  1. day

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • West Frisian: dei

ScotsEdit

VerbEdit

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

  1. (South Scots) to die

West FrisianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Frisian dei, from Proto-Germanic *dagaz, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰegʷʰ- (to burn).

NounEdit

dei c (plural dagen)

  1. day
  2. date