See also: Deen

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Arabic دِين(dīn).

NounEdit

deen (uncountable)

 
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  1. (Islam) religion; religiosity; the way of life of a pious Muslim
    • 2014, CHANEL, Purple Ink Presents Savage Sisters by Chanel, iUniverse →ISBN
      Sterling was Muslim, and although he wasn't on his deen, Shanice and Shakira felt that he should have had a Janazah.
    • 2016, Skepta, Shutdown, on Konnichiwa
      You say you're Muslim, you say you're Rasta / Say you don't eat pork, don't eat pussy / Liar, you're just an actor / Blud, you're not on your deen

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BasqueEdit

NounEdit

deen

  1. genitive plural of de

FinnishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈdeːn/, [ˈde̞ːn]
  • Rhymes: -eːn
  • Syllabification(key): deen

NounEdit

deen

  1. Genitive singular form of dee.

AnagramsEdit


LuxembourgishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German then, den, from Proto-Germanic *þanōn, by analogy with the adjective inflection.

PronunciationEdit

DeterminerEdit

deen m (unstressed den)

  1. the (definite article)
  2. that (demonstrative)

Usage notesEdit

The stressed form of the definite article is used when emphasis is placed on the word ("that" as opposed to merely "the") and when it is used before an adjective.

DeclensionEdit

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

Middle EnglishEdit

NounEdit

deen

  1. Alternative form of den (dean)

YolaEdit

EtymologyEdit

Perhaps related to don (to dress).

VerbEdit

deen

  1. to dress
    • 1867, GLOSSARY OF THE DIALECT OF FORTH AND BARGY:
      Deen theezil.
      Dress thyself.

ReferencesEdit

  • Jacob Poole (1867), William Barnes, editor, A Glossary, With some Pieces of Verse, of the old Dialect of the English Colony in the Baronies of Forth and Bargy, County of Wexford, Ireland, London: J. Russell Smith, page 33