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EtymologyEdit

From Latin de-excitus or more likely from dispectus. Also possibly a back-formation from deștepta (to wake up). Compare Aromanian dișteptu.

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AdjectiveEdit

deștept m, n (feminine singular deșteaptă, masculine plural deștepți, feminine and neuter plural deștepte)

  1. awake (in the sense of being wise or clever)
  2. smart, bright, clever, intelligent

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VerbEdit

deștept

  1. first-person singular present indicative of deștepta.
  2. first-person singular present subjunctive of deștepta.