See also: DEI, Dei, déi, dèi, deî, dēi, děi, de'i, dei-, and de-i

Basque edit

Pronunciation edit

  • (file)
  • IPA(key): /dei̯/, [d̪e̞i̯]

Noun edit

dei inan

  1. call, appeal
  2. call (telephone conversation)
  3. announcement
  4. (law) summons

Declension edit

Verb edit

dei

  1. Short form of deitu (to call).

Further reading edit

  • "dei" in Euskaltzaindiaren Hiztegia [Dictionary of the Basque Academy], euskaltzaindia.eus
  • dei” in Orotariko Euskal Hiztegia [General Basque Dictionary], euskaltzaindia.eus

Bavarian edit

Etymology edit

From Middle High German dīn, from Old High German dīn, from Proto-West Germanic *þīn, from Proto-Germanic *þīnaz, from Proto-Indo-European *téynos. Cognates include German dein, Yiddish דײַן (dayn), obsolete Dutch dijn, archaic English thine and thy, Old Norse þínn, Gothic 𐌸𐌴𐌹𐌽𐍃 (þeins).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /d̥ɑɛ̯/
  • IPA(key): /d̥æː/ (East Central, Vienna)

Determiner edit

dei

  1. (possessive) thy, your (informal; to friends, relatives, children, etc.)

Declension edit

Declension of dei
masculine feminine neuter plural
nominative dei dei dei deine
dative deim deiner deim deine
accusative dein dei dei deine

Derived terms edit

See also edit

Bourguignon edit

Etymology edit

From Latin deus.

Noun edit

dei m (plural deis, feminine déôsse)

  1. a god

See also edit

  • Dei, the monotheist God of the Bible

Catalan edit

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

dei m (plural deis)

  1. dey (ruler of the Regency of Algiers)

Edopi edit

Noun edit

dei

  1. cassowary

Further reading edit

Galician edit

Verb edit

dei

  1. first-person singular preterite indicative of dar

Ido edit

Noun edit

dei

  1. plural of deo

Italian edit

Etymology 1 edit

Alternative forms edit

  • de' (truncation)

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈdej/, °/ˈdej/[1]
  • Rhymes: -ej
  • Hyphenation: déi

Contraction edit

dei

  1. Contraction of di i.; of the, from the
    1. some
      Abbiamo dei libri nell'apartamento.We have some books in the apartment.

Etymology 2 edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Alternative forms edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈdɛj/, (traditional) */ˈdɛj/[1][2]
  • Rhymes: -ɛj
  • Hyphenation: dèi

Noun edit

dei m pl (archaic dii)

  1. plural of dio
Usage notes edit
  • The form of the definite article used with this word is gli.
    Gli dei sono scontenti.The gods are displeased.

Etymology 3 edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Alternative forms edit

Pronunciation edit

Verb edit

dei

  1. (archaic, poetic or colloquial Tuscan) Alternative form of devi, second-person singular present indicative of dovere

Etymology 4 edit

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

dei m (invariable)

  1. Alternative form of dey (dey (ruler of the Regency of Algiers))

References edit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 dei in Luciano Canepari, Dizionario di Pronuncia Italiana (DiPI)
  2. ^ dei in Dizionario Italiano Olivetti, Olivetti Media Communication
  3. ^ dei in Bruno Migliorini et al., Dizionario d'ortografia e di pronunzia, Rai Eri, 2007

Anagrams edit

Japanese edit

Romanization edit

dei

  1. Rōmaji transcription of でい

Latin edit

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

deī

  1. inflection of deus:
    1. nominative/vocative plural
    2. genitive singular

Verb edit

deī

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of deeō

Lindu edit

Noun edit

dei

  1. bunch; cluster

Low German edit

Alternative forms edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈdɛɪ̯/, /ˈdaɪ̯/

Article edit

dei

  1. Alternative form of de

Mandarin edit

Romanization edit

dei

  1. Nonstandard spelling of dēi.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of děi.

Usage notes edit

  • Transcriptions of Mandarin into the Latin script often do not distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without indication of tone.

Middle English edit

Etymology 1 edit

Noun edit

dei

  1. Alternative form of day

Etymology 2 edit

Pronoun edit

dei

  1. Alternative form of þei (they)

Etymology 3 edit

Noun edit

dei

  1. Alternative form of dee

Navajo edit

Adverb edit

dei

  1. up, upward

Related terms edit

Norwegian Nynorsk edit

Etymology edit

From Old Norse þeir.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /dɛɪː/, (unstressed) /dɛɪ/, /dɪ/

Article edit

dei

  1. the (plural form of den and det, usually used in front of adjectives modifying plural nouns)

Determiner edit

dei

  1. those; plural of den

Pronoun edit

dei (genitive deira)

  1. they
    Veit du kvar dei er?
    Do you know where they are?
  2. those
    Dei der borte?
    Those over there?

See also edit

References edit

Old French edit

Noun edit

dei oblique singularm (oblique plural deis, nominative singular deis, nominative plural dei)

  1. (Anglo-Norman) Alternative form of doit (finger)
    • c. 1150, Thomas d'Angleterre, Le Roman de Tristan, Champion Classiques edition, →ISBN, page 164, line 1980:
      Un anel d'or trait de sun dei
      she removed a gold ring from her finger

Old Frisian edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-West Germanic *dag.

Noun edit

dei m

  1. day

Inflection edit

Declension of dei (masculine a-stem)
singular plural
nominative dei degar, dega
genitive deis dega
dative dei degum, degem
accusative dei degar, dega

Descendants edit

  • North Frisian: däi
    Föhr-Amrum: dai
  • Saterland Frisian: Dai
  • West Frisian: dei

Pennsylvania German edit

Etymology edit

From Middle High German and Old High German din. Compare German dein, English thy.

Determiner edit

dei

  1. (possessive) your

Declension edit

Declension of dei
masculine feminine neuter plural
nominative dei dei dei dei
dative deim deinre deim deine
accusative dei dei dei dei

Portuguese edit

Pronunciation edit

 

  • Hyphenation: dei

Verb edit

dei

  1. first-person singular preterite indicative of dar

Scots edit

Alternative forms edit

  • dee (more common)

Etymology edit

From Middle English die, from Old Norse deyja.

Verb edit

dei (third-person singular simple present deis, present participle deiin, simple past deid, past participle deed)

  1. (South Scots) to die

Sicilian edit

Alternative forms edit

Noun edit

dei m

  1. plural of deu
  2. plural of diu

Sranan Tongo edit

Etymology edit

From English day.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

dei

  1. day

Derived terms edit

Swahili edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from English day.

Noun edit

dei (n class, plural dei)

  1. (Kenya) day
    Synonym: siku

Usage notes edit

This word is only used for some holidays and not generally to refer to regular days.

Derived terms edit

Welsh edit

Alternative forms edit

Pronunciation edit

Verb edit

dei

  1. second-person singular future colloquial of dod

Mutation edit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
dei ddei nei unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Noun edit

dei

  1. Soft mutation of tei.

Mutation edit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
tei dei nhei thei
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

West Frisian edit

Etymology edit

From Old Frisian dei.

Pronunciation edit

IPA(key): /dɛi̯/, /dai̯/

Noun edit

dei c (plural dagen)

  1. day
  2. date

Derived terms edit

Further reading edit

  • dei”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011

Yola edit

Noun edit

dei

  1. Alternative form of die

References edit

  • Jacob Poole (d. 1827) (before 1828) 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, published 1867, page 35