der

See also: dër, dêr, and dér

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Eye dialect spelling of there, representing African American Vernacular English.

AdverbEdit

der ‎(not comparable)

  1. Eye dialect spelling of there.

InterjectionEdit

der

  1. Eye dialect spelling of there.

NounEdit

der ‎(uncountable)

  1. Eye dialect spelling of there.

PronounEdit

der

  1. Eye dialect spelling of there.

Derived termsEdit


DanishEdit

AdverbEdit

der

  1. there (in or at that place)

PronounEdit

der

  1. (relative) who, which, that

Usage notesEdit

  • Only used when the relative pronoun is subject
  • Som can be used for all positions (including subject)

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

stressed

unstressed

Etymology 1Edit

Unstressed form of daar ‎(there).

AdverbEdit

der

  1. there
SynonymsEdit
AntonymsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

ArticleEdit

der

  1. (dated) genitive singular feminine form of de; of the.
    geschiedenis der Nederlandsche taal — history of the Dutch language
  2. (dated) genitive plural of de; of the.
    het koninkrijk der Nederlanden
  3. (dated) dative singular feminine form of de.
DeclensionEdit
Dutch definite article
Masculine Feminine Neuter Plural
Nominative de de het de
Genitive des der des der
Dative den der den den
Accusative den de het de


Usage notesEdit

Only the nominative forms are common in modern usage. Accusative and dative forms are archaic and limited to fixed expressions, as are the singular genitive forms. The plural genitive (der) is unfrequent, but still productive to some extent in written style.

AnagramsEdit


FrenchEdit

NounEdit

der f ‎(plural ders)

  1. last
    la der des ders - the war that ends all wars (referring to the First World War; literally means the last of the lasts or the very last one)

GalicianEdit

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German ther, der, replacing the original masculine and feminine nominative forms from Proto-Germanic *sa, by analogy with the adjective inflection. Compare also Old Dutch thie where the same process occurred.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /deːɐ̯/ (stressed)
  • IPA(key): /dɛɐ̯/, /dɐ/ (unstressed)
  • IPA(key): /də/ (unstressed, some dialects, female article only)
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -eːɐ̯
  • In colloquial speech in Germany, the /d/ can assimilate to a preceding coronal when the word is unstressed.

ArticleEdit

der ‎(definite)

  1. the; definite article for several declensions:
    • Nominitive singular masculine
    • Genitive singular feminine
    • Dative singular feminine
    • Genitive plural for all genders.

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
Old Declension
German definite articles
Masculine Feminine Neuter Plural
Nominative der die das
(older also: daß)
die
Genitive des
(older also: deß)
der des
(older also: deß)
deren or derer, also der
Dative dem der dem denen, also den
Accusative den die das
(older also: daß)
die

This older declension is nowadays not used anymore.
For examples see Citations:der.

Derived termsEdit

PronounEdit

der m ‎(relative)

  1. who; that; which
    Ich kenne einen Mann, der das kann. — “I know a man who can do that.”

Usage notesEdit

In a subordinate clause, indicates a person or thing referenced in the main clause. Used with masculine singular referents.

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
  • By modern grammar works it is said that derer and deren can both be used without difference.
  • Modern grammar books mention the colloquial genitive plural form der.
Old Declension
Declension of der
masculine feminine neuter plural
nominative der die das
older also: daß
die
genitive dessen
older also: deß, des
deren
older also: der, dero
dessen
older also: deß, des
derer
also: deren
older also: dero
dative dem
older also: deme
der dem
older also: deme
denen
accusative den die das
older also: daß
die

PronounEdit

der ‎(demonstrative)

  1. (attributive, stressed) that
    Der Mann war es! — “It was that man!”
  2. (indicative) him, he
    Der hat es getan! — “It was him who did it!”
  3. (differential) the one, him
    Der mit dem Mantel — “The one with the coat”

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
  • By modern grammar works it is said that derer is used cataphoric, while deren is used anaphoric.
  • Modern grammar books mention the colloquial genitive plural form der.
Old Declension
Declension of der
masculine feminine neuter plural
nominative der die das
older also: daß
die
genitive dessen
older also: deß, des
deren
older also: der, dero
dessen
older also: deß, des
derer
also: deren
older also: dero
dative dem
older also: deme
der dem
older also: deme
denen
accusative den die das
older also: daß
die

LatinEdit

LimburgishEdit

AdverbEdit

der

  1. there

SynonymsEdit


LojbanEdit

RafsiEdit

der

  1. rafsi of dertu.

LuxembourgishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

DeterminerEdit

der f

  1. unstressed form of där
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)

Etymology 2Edit

PronounEdit

der

  1. unstressed form of dir

Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse þar.

AdverbEdit

der

  1. there

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse þar.

AdverbEdit

der

  1. there

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


SwedishEdit

AdverbEdit

der

  1. Obsolete spelling of där

TurkishEdit

VerbEdit

der

  1. third-person singular present simple indicative positive of demek

West FrisianEdit

PronounEdit

der

  1. there (used with wêze and some other verbs)
    • Der binne trije Fryske talen -- There are three Frisian languages.
Read in another language