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EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle English dere, from Old English dæru, daru (injury, hurt, harm, damage, calamity; loss, deprivation), from Proto-Germanic *darō (damage, injury), from Proto-Indo-European *dʰō(w)- (to sharpen). Cognate with Middle Dutch dare, dere, Middle Low German dere, Old High German tara (damage, injury).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

dere (plural deres)

  1. (Britain dialectal) Hurt; harm; injury.
    She did him dere.

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle English deren, derien, from Old English derian (to damage, injure, hurt, harm), from Proto-Germanic *darjaną (to injure, harm), from Proto-Indo-European *dʰō(w)- (to sharpen). Cognate with Scots dere, deir (to harm, hurt, injure), Saterland Frisian dera (to injure, damage), West Frisian deare, derre (to harm, injure), Dutch deren (to injure, damage, scathe), Middle High German tern (to injure). Related to dart.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

dere (third-person singular simple present deres, present participle dering, simple past and past participle dered)

  1. (transitive, Britain dialectal) To hurt; harm; injure; wound.
    • c.1390, Geoffrey Chaucer, ‘The Squire's Tale’, Canterbury Tales:
      And of Achilles with his queynte spere, / For he koude with it bothe heele and dere [].
    • 1485, Sir Thomas Malory, chapter xij, in Le Morte Darthur, book XIII:
      Thenne herd he a voyse say / Galahad I see there enuyronne aboute the so many angels that my power may not dere the /
  2. (transitive, Britain dialectal) To annoy, trouble, grieve.
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

Nonstandard spelling of there, reflecting any of a variety of accents with th-stopping.

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

dere (not comparable)

  1. Pronunciation spelling of there.

InterjectionEdit

dere

  1. Pronunciation spelling of there.

NounEdit

dere (uncountable)

  1. Pronunciation spelling of there.

PronounEdit

dere

  1. Pronunciation spelling of there.

AnagramsEdit


DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

dere

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of deren

Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse þér, ér, from a variant of Proto-Germanic *jūz, from Proto-Indo-European *yū́.

PronunciationEdit

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PronounEdit

dere (objective case dere)

  1. (personal) you (2nd person plural subject pronoun)

TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Persian دره(darre).

NounEdit

dere

  1. valley

DeclensionEdit

Inflection
Nominative dere
Definite accusative dereyi
Singular Plural
Nominative dere dereler
Definite accusative dereyi dereleri
Dative dereye derelere
Locative derede derelerde
Ablative dereden derelerden
Genitive derenin derelerin
Possessive forms
Singular Plural
1st singular derem derelerim
2nd singular deren derelerin
3rd singular deresi dereleri
1st plural deremiz derelerimiz
2nd plural dereniz dereleriniz
3rd plural dereleri dereleri

ReferencesEdit

  • dere in Turkish dictionaries at Türk Dil Kurumu

WelshEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • tyrd (North Wales)
  • tyred (North Wales, literary)

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

dere

  1. (South Wales) second-person singular imperative of dod

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
dere ddere nere unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ZazakiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Persian دره(darre).

NounEdit

dere ?

  1. valley