See also: déme, dėmė, dėme, and dėmę

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Etymology edit

From Ancient Greek δῆμος (dêmos, district).

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deme (plural demes)

  1. A township or other subdivision of ancient Attica.
    • 2009, Don Nardo, Ancient Greece, page 97:
      They increased the authority of the Assembly and divided Attica into numerous small wardlike districts, the demes.
  2. (ecology) A distinct local population of plants or animals.

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  1. Rōmaji transcription of でめ

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Etymology 1 edit

See dēmō (I remove, take away, or subtract).

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  1. second-person singular present active imperative of dēmō

Etymology 2 edit

See dēmos (a tract of land”, “[the common] people).

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dēme m

  1. vocative singular of dēmos

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Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈdeme/ [ˈd̪]
  • Rhymes: -eme
  • Syllabification: de‧me

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  1. third-person singular imperative of dar combined with me

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deme (definite accusative demeyi, plural demeler)

  1. verbal noun of demek

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  1. second-person singular negative imperative of demek