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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

See debt.

NounEdit

dette (countable and uncountable, plural dettes)

  1. (obsolete) Debt.

TranslationsEdit


DanishEdit

PronounEdit

dette n (common denne, plural disse)

  1. neuter singular of denne

FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Old French dete, from Latin dēbita, plural of dēbitum. Doublet of débit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

dette f (plural dettes)

  1. debt

Usage notesEdit

While both dette and créance correspond with English debt, dette is seen from the perspective of the borrower (money they owe), whereas créance is seen from the perspective of the lender (money owed to them).

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ItalianEdit

AdjectiveEdit

dette f pl

  1. feminine plural of detto

VerbEdit

dette f pl

  1. feminine plural of detto

VerbEdit

dette

  1. third-person singular past historic of dare

SynonymsEdit


NormanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French dete, from Latin dēbitum.

NounEdit

dette f (plural dettes)

  1. (Jersey) debt

Norwegian BokmålEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse þetta

PronounEdit

dette

  1. this (neuter of denne)

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse detta

VerbEdit

dette

  1. to fall

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse þetta.

PronounEdit

dette

  1. this (neuter of denne)

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

dette

  1. parallel form to detta

ReferencesEdit