dem

See also: Dem, DEM, đêm, and đếm

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EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

dem

  1. Nonstandard form of them.
    • 2007, February 25, “Sia Michel”[1], Stephen Marley in Tallahassee, M.I.A. in India and Klaxons on Fire:
      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. (Carribean, MLE, slang) (clitic, postfix) A group of.

AnagramsEdit


AlbanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

dem m (indefinite plural dema, definite singular demi)

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

SynonymsEdit


DanishEdit

PronounEdit

dem ‎(nominative de, possessive deres)

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

See alsoEdit


GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /deːm/ (stressed)
  • IPA(key): /dem/, /dəm/ (unstressed)
  • (file)

ArticleEdit

dem ‎(definite)

  1. the; dative singular masculine of der
  2. the; dative singular neuter of der

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 singular masculine of der
  2. dative singular neuter of der

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

External linksEdit

  • 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, Welsh dydd, Albanian ditë, Old Armenian տի ‎(ti) and Sanskrit दीति ‎(dīti, brightness; time).

NounEdit

dem f

  1. time

LatinEdit

LojbanEdit

RafsiEdit

dem

  1. rafsi of denmi.

LuxembourgishEdit

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

PronounEdit

dem

  1. them

Pitcairn-NorfolkEdit

SwedishEdit

TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Turkic tam-, from Proto-Turkic *täm- ‎(to drip).

NounEdit

dem

  1. breath
  2. dew
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