BulgarianEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Contraction of къде́ (kǎdé).

ConjunctionEdit

де (de)

  1. (colloquial) where
    Synonym: къде́ (kǎdé)

Etymology 2Edit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

InterjectionEdit

де (de) (colloquial)

  1. indeed (to emphasize a statement)
    де да знамde da znamindeed I know
  2. no way (to deny a statement)
  3. come on (to express encouragement, used at the end of a clause)
    върви́ де'!vǎrví de!come on, go!
  4. to express clarification, used at the end of a clause
    Пе́тър, брат ми де, дойде́.Pétǎr, brat mi de, dojdé.Peter, my brother that is, came.

ChechenEdit

NounEdit

де (declass dd

  1. day

MacedonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Ancient Greek δή (dḗ).

ParticleEdit

де (de)

  1. A particle expressing nonchalance, used to emphasize that something is irrelevant, already known, or expected.
    - Си купив нови очила.
    - Знам де, ми се пофали веќе.
    - Si kupiv novi očila.
    - Znam de, mi se pofali veḱe.
    - I have bought new glasses.
    - I know, you already boasted to me about it earlier.
    - Кога ќе ги сретнеме пак, ќе им се пожалиме.
    - Да де.
    - Koga ḱe gi sretneme pak, ḱe im se požalime.
    - Da de.
    - When we meet them again, we'll complain to them.
    - Yes, I know.
    Само се сопнав де - не е дека скршив нешто.Samo se sopnav de - ne e deka skršiv nešto.I just tripped - it's not as if I fractured something.

See alsoEdit


RussianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old East Slavic дѣеть (děetĭ, to say).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [dʲe]
  • (file)

ParticleEdit

де (de)

  1. (colloquial) says (used informally to mark reported speech)
    Она́-де не зна́ла.Oná-de ne znála.She says she didn’t know.
    Я-де сам винова́тJa-de sam vinovátI say it's my own fault.
    Synonyms: говори́т (govorít), говоря́т (govorját), де́скать (déskatʹ), мол (mol)

RusynEdit

AdverbEdit

де (de)

  1. where
    Сформованя школьской системы в регіонах, де вни жыють.
    Sformovanja školʹskoj systemŷ v rehionax, de vny žŷjutʹ.
    Formation of the school system in the places where they live.

UkrainianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *kъde.

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

де (de)

  1. (interrogative) where
    Де ти тепер мешкаєш?
    De ty teper meškaješ?
    Where do you live now?

Further readingEdit

  • де in Bilodid, I. K., editor (1970–1980) Slovnyk ukrajinsʹkoji movy, Kiev: Naukova Dumka