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

BasqueEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /dei̯/, [d̪e̞i̯]

NounEdit

dei inan

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

DeclensionEdit

Declension of dei (inanimate, ending in vowel)
indefinite singular plural
absolutive dei deia deiak
ergative deik deiak deiek
dative deiri deiari deiei
genitive deiren deiaren deien
comitative deirekin deiarekin deiekin
causative deirengatik deiarengatik deiengatik
benefactive deirentzat deiarentzat deientzat
instrumental deiz deiaz deiez
inessive deitan deian deietan
locative deitako deiko deietako
allative deitara deira deietara
terminative deitaraino deiraino deietaraino
directive deitarantz deirantz deietarantz
destinative deitarako deirako deietarako
ablative deitatik deitik deietatik
partitive deirik
prolative deitzat

VerbEdit

dei

  1. Short form of deitu.

Further readingEdit

  • dei” in Euskaltzaindiaren Hiztegia, euskaltzaindia.eus
  • dei” in Orotariko Euskal Hiztegia, euskaltzaindia.eus

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

NounEdit

dei f (plural deis)

  1. dey (ruler of the Regency of Algiers)

EdopiEdit

NounEdit

dei

  1. cassowary

Further readingEdit


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

ContractionEdit

dei

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

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈdɛj/, (traditional) */ˈdɛj/[1][2]
  • Rhymes: -ɛj
  • 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 corresponding lemma form.

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

dei

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

Etymology 4Edit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

dei m (invariable)

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

ReferencesEdit

  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. ^ dovere in Bruno Migliorini et al., Dizionario d'ortografia e di pronunzia, Rai Eri, 2007

AnagramsEdit


JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

dei

  1. Rōmaji transcription of でい

LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

deī

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

VerbEdit

deī

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of deeō

LinduEdit

NounEdit

dei

  1. bunch; cluster

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 (they)

Etymology 3Edit

NounEdit

dei

  1. Alternative form of dee

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)

DeterminerEdit

dei

  1. those; plural of den

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-West Germanic *dagaz

NounEdit

dei m

  1. day

InflectionEdit

DescendantsEdit

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

Pennsylvania GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German and Old High German din. 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

PronunciationEdit

 
  • IPA(key): (Portugal) /ˈdɐj/, [ˈdɐɪ̯]
    • IPA(key): (Central Portugal) /ˈdej/, [ˈdeɪ̯]
    • IPA(key): (Southern Portugal) /ˈde/, [ˈde]

  • Hyphenation: dei

VerbEdit

dei

  1. first-person singular (eu) preterite indicative of dar

ScotsEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • dee (more common)

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English die, from Old Norse deyja.

VerbEdit

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

  1. (South Scots) to die

SicilianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

dei m

  1. plural of deu
  2. plural of diu

Sranan TongoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English day.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

dei

  1. day

Derived termsEdit


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

PronunciationEdit

IPA(key): /dɛi̯/, /dai̯/

NounEdit

dei c (plural dagen)

  1. day
  2. date

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit

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

YolaEdit

NounEdit

dei

  1. Alternative form of die

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 35