See also: deif and Déif

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EtymologyEdit

From Old High German *diuf, northern variant of tiuf, from Proto-Germanic *deupaz, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰéwbus. The expected masculine form is *déifen, but the fricative was voiced, possibly by analogy with Déif ‎(thief) and/or the rhyming adjective léif ‎(dear).

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AdjectiveEdit

déif ‎(masculine déiwen, neuter déift, comparative méi déif, superlative am déifsten)

  1. deep

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