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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Representing a dialectal pronunciation of that, including from African American Vernacular English.

PronunciationEdit

DeterminerEdit

dat

  1. (slang, dialectal, nonstandard, African American Vernacular) that

ConjunctionEdit

dat

  1. (slang, dialectal, nonstandard, African American Vernacular) that

PronounEdit

dat

  1. (slang, dialectal, nonstandard, African American Vernacular) that

Derived termsEdit

AdverbEdit

dat (not comparable)

  1. (slang, dialectal, nonstandard, African American Vernacular) that

AnagramsEdit


DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch dat, from Old Dutch that, from Proto-Germanic *þat, neuter form of *sa.

Cognate with German das, English that.

PronunciationEdit

DeterminerEdit

dat

  1. that (neuter); referring to a thing or a person further away.
    dat huisthat house
    dat kindthat child

InflectionEdit

Dutch demonstrative determiners
Masculine Feminine Neuter Plural
Proximal deze deze dit deze
Distal die die dat die
Possessive diens dier diens dier


Derived termsEdit

PronounEdit

dat n

  1. (demonstrative) that, that there
    Wat is dat?
    What is that?
  2. (relative) who, which, that
    Ik ken een meisje dat dat kan.
    I know a girl who can do that.
  3. (exophoric) that, those (regardless of gender and number)
    Dat is een man.
    That is a man.
    Dat zijn mannen.
    Those are men.

Usage notesEdit

This pronoun can combine with a preposition to form a pronominal adverb. When this occurs, it is changed into its adverbial/locative counterpart daar. See also Category:Dutch pronominal adverbs.

A preceding comma may alter the meaning of a clause starting with a relative pronoun. Compare the following sentences:

  • Het boek dat wit was, gaf ik terug.
    I returned the book that was white. (The white book specifically, not another)
  • Het boek, dat wit was, gaf ik terug.
    I returned the book, which was white. (The book happened to be white)

ConjunctionEdit

dat

  1. that
    Ik zag dat het goed was.
    I saw that it was good.

Dutch Low SaxonEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Saxon that.

PronunciationEdit

ArticleEdit

dat n (definite article)

  1. the
    • Dat huus was trechtmakt.
      The house was finished.

AdjectiveEdit

dat n

  1. (demonstrative) that
    Ik mag dat book.
    I like that book.
    ...un dat schapp, weck ümmer leddig was.
    ...and that cabinet, which was always empty.

ConjunctionEdit

dat

  1. that

PronounEdit

dat

  1. (demonstrative) that

PronounEdit

dat n

  1. (relative) which, that

Usage notesEdit

  • Use as a relative pronoun may not exist in all dialects.

SynonymsEdit


GermanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • det (Berlin-Brandenburg)

EtymologyEdit

A regional form adopted into colloquial standard German. In western Germany from Central Franconian dat, from northern Middle High German dat, from northern Old High German that, dat, an unshifted relict form possibly due to Frankish influence. In northern Germany from German Low German dat, from Middle Low German dat, from Old Saxon that.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /dat/
  • (Berlin-Brandenburg) also IPA(key): /dɐt/, /dət/

ArticleEdit

dat

  1. (colloquial, dialectal) Alternative form of das
    Gibste mir ma’ dat Wasser?
    Could you pass me the water?

PronounEdit

dat

  1. (colloquial, dialectal) Alternative form of das
    Dat weiß ich nich'.
    I don't know that.
  2. (colloquial, dialectal, neuter nominative) it

ConjunctionEdit

dat

  1. (colloquial, dialectal) Alternative form of dass
    Ich glaub, dat der 'n bisschen übertreibt.
    I believe that he's exaggerating a little.

Usage notesEdit

  • Although found in the native dialects throughout northern and western Germany, the near-exclusive use of dat in colloquial standard German is most typical of the West (chiefly North Rhine-Westphalia and Rhineland-Palatinate). In the other areas the forms dat and das are used in free variation. In Berlin, the form dit (local form of this) often has replaced dat.

ReferencesEdit


German Low GermanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Saxon that.

PronunciationEdit

ArticleEdit

dat n (definite article)

  1. the
    dat Huusthe house

AdjectiveEdit

dat n

  1. (demonstrative) that
    Ik mag dat Book.
    I like that book.

ConjunctionEdit

dat

  1. that
    Sęd ik, dat ik Kauken hęw?
    Did I say that I have cake?

PronounEdit

dat

  1. (demonstrative) that
    Kick di dat an!
    [Would you] look at that!

PronounEdit

dat n

  1. (relative) which, that
    dat Schipp, dat wi sailt hębbenthe ship that we have sailed

Usage notesEdit

  • Use as a relative pronoun may not exist in all dialects.

SynonymsEdit

See alsoEdit


LadinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin datus.

NounEdit

dat m (plural dac)

  1. data
  2. fact

LatinEdit

LojbanEdit

RafsiEdit

dat

  1. rafsi of drata.

Lower SorbianEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

dat

  1. supine of daś

LuxembourgishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German that, dat, a northern variety of daz, from Proto-Germanic *þat. Compare Dutch dat, Limburgish dat.

PronunciationEdit

DeterminerEdit

dat n (unstressed d')

  1. neuter singular of deen

DeclensionEdit

Luxembourgish definite articles
masculine feminine neuter plural
nom./acc. deen (den) déi (d') dat (d') déi (d')
dative deem (dem) där (der) deem (dem) deen (den)

Middle DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Dutch that, from Proto-Germanic *þat.

PronounEdit

dat

  1. that

ConjunctionEdit

dat

  1. that
  2. then, while
  3. if, when
  4. because
  5. so that
  6. insofar as

Etymology 2Edit

Non-lemma forms.

DeterminerEdit

dat

  1. neuter nominative and accusative singular of die

ContractionEdit

dat

  1. Contraction of dat het.

Further readingEdit

  • dat (I)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • dat (III)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • dat (IV)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • dat (I)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929
  • dat (III)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929

Nigerian PidginEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English that.

DeterminerEdit

dat

  1. that

Northern SamiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Samic *tëtë.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Kautokeino) IPA(key): /ˈtɑh(t)/

DeterminerEdit

dat

  1. it, that, the, the aforementioned

InflectionEdit

Inflection of dat (pronominal declension)
Nominative dat
Genitive dan
singular plural
Nominative dat dat
Genitive dan daid
Accusative dan daid
Illative dasa daidda
Locative das dain
Comitative dainna daiguin
Essive danin

Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse þat.

PronounEdit

dat

  1. (dated, dialectal) it; succeeded by det
    Dat varte ikkje lenge.
    It did not last long.
  2. (dated, dialectal) that; succeeded by det
    Dat vil eg ikkje segja deg.
    I will not tell you that.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit


RohingyaEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Bengali [Term?].

NounEdit

dat

  1. tooth

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Past participle of da, corresponding to Latin datus.

VerbEdit

dat (past participle of da)

  1. given
    Mi-a dat cartea.
    He gave me the book.

DeclensionEdit

Related termsEdit


TolaiEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • da (when preceding a verb)

PronounEdit

dat

  1. you (many) and I, you (many) and me (first-person inclusive plural pronoun)
    Da vana!
    Let's go!

DeclensionEdit



VolapükEdit

ConjunctionEdit

dat

  1. so that

West FrisianEdit

DeterminerEdit

dat

  1. that (neuter gender)

PronounEdit

dat

  1. that

ConjunctionEdit

dat

  1. that