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dever

See also: déver

LadinoEdit

VerbEdit

dever (Latin spelling)

  1. to have to
  2. should
  3. must

NounEdit

dever m (Latin spelling)

  1. duty

Old PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin dēbēre, present active infinitive of dēbeō (I owe; I must).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

dever

  1. must; to have to

DescendantsEdit


PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese dever, from Latin dēbēre, present active infinitive of dēbeō (owe).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

dever (first-person singular present indicative devo, past participle devido)

  1. should (indicates that an action is considered by the speaker to be obligatory)
  2. ought (indicates that the subject of the sentence has some obligation to execute the sentence predicate.)
  3. will likely (indicates that the subject of the sentence is likely to execute the sentence predicate.)
  4. owe (to be in debt.)

ConjugationEdit

NounEdit

dever m (plural deveres)

  1. duty (that which one is morally or legally obligated to do)

Serbo-CroatianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *děverь, from Proto-Indo-European *dayh₂wḗr. Compare Russian деверь (deverʹ).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /dêver/
  • Hyphenation: de‧ver

NounEdit

dȅver m (Cyrillic spelling де̏вер)

  1. brother-in-law (one's husband's brother)

DeclensionEdit