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

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BasqueEdit

NounEdit

dei

  1. call (clarification of this definition is needed)

BourguignonEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin deus.

NounEdit

dei m (plural deis, feminine déôsse)

  1. a god

See alsoEdit

  • Dei, the monotheist God of the Bible

CatalanEdit

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

dei f (plural deis)

  1. dey (clarification of this definition is needed)

EdopiEdit

NounEdit

dei

  1. cassowary

External sourcesEdit


GalicianEdit

VerbEdit

dei

  1. first-person singular preterite indicative of dar

IdoEdit

NounEdit

dei

  1. plural of deo

ItalianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Derived from di (of, possession preposition) + i (the, definite masculine plural article)

Alternative formsEdit

  • de' (truncation)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈdei/, [ˈd̪ei̯]
  • Hyphenation: déi

ContractionEdit

dei

  1. contraction of di i; of the, from the

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈdɛi/, [ˈd̪ɛi̯]
  • Hyphenation: dèi

NounEdit

dei m pl (archaic dii)

  1. plural of dio
Usage notesEdit

The form of the definite article used with this word is gli.

Gli dei sono scontenti.The gods are displeased.

Etymology 3Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

dei

  1. (archaic) second-person singular present of dovere
    Synonym: devi

JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

dei

  1. Rōmaji transcription of でい

LatinEdit

Low GermanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈdɛɪ̯/, /ˈdaɪ̯/

ArticleEdit

dei

  1. Alternative form of de

MandarinEdit

RomanizationEdit

dei

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

Usage notesEdit

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

dei

  1. Alternative form of day

Etymology 2Edit

PronounEdit

dei

  1. Alternative form of þei

ReferencesEdit


NavajoEdit

AdverbEdit

dei

  1. up, upward

Related termsEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse þeir.

PronunciationEdit

ArticleEdit

dei

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

PronounEdit

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 alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit


Old FrenchEdit

NounEdit

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

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

Old FrisianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *dagaz, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰegʷʰ- (to burn).

NounEdit

dei m

  1. day

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

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

Pennsylvania GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare German dein, English thy.

AdjectiveEdit

dei

  1. (possessive) your

InflectionEdit

masculine feminine neuter plural
nominative
and
accusative
dei dei dei dei
dative deim deinre deim deine

PortugueseEdit

VerbEdit

dei

  1. first-person singular preterite indicative of dar

ScotsEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • dee (more common)

VerbEdit

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

  1. (South Scots) to die

Sranan TongoEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English day.

NounEdit

dei

  1. day

WelshEdit

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

dei

  1. (colloquial) second-person singular future of dod

MutationEdit

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.

NounEdit

dei

  1. Soft mutation of tei.

MutationEdit

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 FrisianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Frisian dei, from Proto-Germanic *dagaz, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰegʷʰ- (to burn).

NounEdit

dei c (plural dagen)

  1. day
  2. date