See also: Dem, DEM, dêm, dëm, dem., Dem., -dem, đêm, and đếm

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /dɛm/
    • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛm

PronounEdit

dem

  1. Nonstandard form of them.
    • 2007, February 25, “Sia Michel”, in Stephen Marley in Tallahassee, M.I.A. in India and Klaxons on Fire[1]:
      Go tell dem natty dreadlocks no wear handcuff,” advises Damian Marley, his guest star and younger brother, who accuses the officers of jealousy.

DeterminerEdit

dem

  1. Nonstandard form of them. (in the sense of "those")
    What are dem fings doing 'ere?
  2. (Caribbean, MLE, slang) (clitic, suffix) A group of.

NounEdit

dem (plural dems)

  1. Clipping of demonstration.

AnagramsEdit


AlbanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Albanian *dama, from Proto-Indo-European *dm̥h₂-ó- (bull) (compare Irish damh, Ancient Greek δάμαλος (dámalos, calf)), from *demh₂- (to tame) (compare Latin domō, English tame).[1]

NounEdit

dem m (indefinite plural dema, definite singular demi, definite plural demat)

  1. bull
  2. main load-bearing beam in a floor

DeclensionEdit

SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Orel, Vladimir (2000) A Concise Historical Grammar of the Albanian Language, Leiden: Brill, page 48

DanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /dɛm/, [ˈd̥ɛm], [d̥ɛm], [b̥m̩]

PronounEdit

dem (nominative de, possessive deres)

  1. them (3rd person plural, objective case)

See alsoEdit


GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /deːm/ (stressed) (for the pronoun)
  • IPA(key): /dem/, /dəm/, /dm̩/ (unstressed) (for the article)
  • (file)

ArticleEdit

dem

  1. dative masculine/neuter singular of der: the

DeclensionEdit

German definite articles
Masculine Feminine Neuter Plural
Nominative der die das die
Genitive des der des der
Dative dem der dem den
Accusative den die das die

PronounEdit

dem (relative)

  1. dative masculine/neuter singular of der: to whom, to which

DeclensionEdit

Declension of der
masculine feminine neuter plural
nominative der die das die
genitive dessen deren
younger also: derer
dessen derer
deren
dative dem der dem denen
accusative den die das die

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • dem in Duden online

IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

ContractionEdit

dem (triggers lenition)

  1. (Munster) Contraction of de mo (from my).
    Chrochas dem ghualainn é.
    I suspended it from my shoulder.

Related termsEdit


KurdishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *dī-, cognate with English time, Albanian ditë, Old Armenian տի (ti) and Sanskrit दीति (dītí, brightness; time).

NounEdit

dem f

  1. time

LatinEdit

VerbEdit

dem

  1. first-person singular present active subjunctive of

LuxembourgishEdit

PronunciationEdit

DeterminerEdit

dem m

  1. unstressed form of deem

DeclensionEdit

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

Nigerian PidginEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English them.

PronounEdit

dem

  1. them, they

Norwegian BokmålEdit

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

dem

  1. them

See alsoEdit


Pennsylvania GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare German dem.

ArticleEdit

dem m (definite)

  1. the

DeclensionEdit

Masculine Feminine Neuter Plural
Nominative der die es die
Accusative der die es die
Dative dem der em de



Pitcairn-NorfolkEdit

PronounEdit

dem

  1. them

ReferencesEdit


SwedishEdit

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

dem (third-person plural)

  1. them; accusative/dative of de

DeclensionEdit

AnagramsEdit


TurkishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Cognate with Old Turkic [script needed] (tam-), from Proto-Turkic *täm- (to drip).

NounEdit

dem

  1. dew

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from Persian دم(dam).

NounEdit

dem

  1. breath
  2. moment
SynonymsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

Borrowed from Arabic دم(dam).

NounEdit

dem

  1. blood
SynonymsEdit

ZazakiEdit

EtymologyEdit

Related to Kurdish dem.

NounEdit

dem ?

  1. time

ZhuangEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Chinese (MC tʰem).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

dem (old orthography dem)

  1. to add