See also: děte, dęte, and ɗete

Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin debita.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

dete f (oblique plural detes, nominative singular dete, nominative plural detes)

  1. debt

DescendantsEdit

  • Middle French: debte
  • Middle English: dette, debte

Serbo-CroatianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *dětę, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰeh₁- (to suck, suckle).

NounEdit

déte n (Cyrillic spelling де́те)

  1. child, kid

DeclensionEdit

As opposed to other Slavic languages, in Serbo-Croatian dete does not have a plural – the collective noun deca is used instead.