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BouyeiEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Middle Chinese (MC ɖɨʌH, “chopstick”). Cognate with Zhuang dawh (chopstick).

NounEdit

deh

  1. chopstick

SynonymsEdit


HupdëEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

deh

  1. water

ReferencesEdit

  • Patience Epps, A Grammar of Hup (2008)

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Probably from Latin dee, vocative form of deus (god, deity).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /dɛ/, [d̪ɛ]
  • Hyphenation: dèh
  • Rhymes:

InterjectionEdit

deh (poetic, literary)

  1. Used to introduce a prayer or request or a wishful statement; ah!, oh!
    • 1321, Dante Alighieri, La divina commedia: Inferno, Le Monnier (1994), Canto X, page 321 vv. 91-93:
      «Deh, or mi dì: quanto tesoro volle ¶ Nostro Segnore in prima da San Pietro ¶ ch'ei ponesse le chiavi in sua balia? [...]»
      «I pray thee tell me now how great a treasure ¶ Our Lord demanded of Saint Peter first, ¶ before he put the keys into his keeping? [...]»

KurdishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Iranian *daśa, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *daća,[1] from Proto-Indo-European *déḱm̥t. Compare Avestan 𐬛𐬀𐬯𐬀 (dasa), Persian ده (dah), Ossetian дӕс (dæs), Pashto لس (ləs), Sanskrit दश (daśa), Urdu دس (das), also Armenian տասը (tasə), Greek δέκα (déka), Russian десять (desjatʹ), Latin decem, English ten.

NumeralEdit

deh

  1. ten

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Benjamin W. Fortson IV (2010), “Indo-Iranian I: Indic”, in Indo-European Language and Culture: An Introduction, 2nd edition, page 203

ScotsEdit

PronunciationEdit

ContractionEdit

deh

  1. don't;
    A deh ken what ee mean! (example is in South Scots; "what" would be replaced by "whit" or "fit" and "ee" with "ye" in other Scots dialects)

Usage notesEdit

  • Not used interrogatively and is not used in the third-person singular (the third-person singular equivalent of that is doesnae, or disnae in the Borders)

YuhupEdit

NounEdit

deh

  1. water

ReferencesEdit

  • Jesús Mario Girón, Una gramática del wãńsöjöt (puinave) (2008): 'agua' (en hup y yuhup: deh, en nadëb: naʔɤy, en daw: nɤx, o en níkak cande)
  • HG