Albanian edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

Plurale tantum; from the Gheg variant dhênd, from Proto-Albanian *dzenti, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵénh₁tis, from *ǵenh₁- (to produce, to beget, to give birth). Compare Latin gens, English kin.

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Noun edit

dhen f pl (definite plural dhentë)

  1. small livestock, caprids (sheep, goats)
  2. flock or herd of caprids

Cornish edit

Noun edit

dhen

  1. Soft mutation of den.

Scottish Gaelic edit

Pronunciation edit

Determiner edit

dhen

  1. Univerbation of dhe (from, off) +‎ an (the, sg)

Swedish edit

Etymology edit

The dh represents a voiced dental fricative, the same as in English that. Compare, then, another obsolete spelling of the same word.

Pronoun edit

dhen c

  1. Obsolete spelling of den

Article edit

dhen c (definite)

  1. Obsolete spelling of den

Tarifit edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Moroccan Arabicدهن⁩.

Pronunciation edit

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Verb edit

dhen (Tifinagh spelling ⴷⵀⴻⵏ)

  1. (transitive) to butter, to oil, to lubricate
  2. (transitive) to apply lotion
  3. (transitive, figuratively) to beat

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Derived terms edit

Yola edit

Yola cardinal numbers
 <  9 10
    Cardinal : dhen

Etymology edit

From Middle English ten, from Old English tīen, from Proto-West Germanic *tehun. Cognates include English ten and Scots ten.

Numeral edit

dhen

  1. ten
    • 1867, GLOSSARY OF THE DIALECT OF FORTH AND BARGY, page 21:
      Dhen aager.
      Ten-acres.
    • 1867, “THE WEDDEEN O BALLYMORE”, in SONGS, ETC. IN THE DIALECT OF FORTH AND BARGY, number 2, page 94:
      Aar was Parick o Dearmoth, an dhen score besidh,
      There was Patrick o Deormod, and ten score beside,

References edit

  • Jacob Poole (1867), William Barnes, editor, A Glossary, With some Pieces of Verse, of the old Dialect of the English Colony in the Baronies of Forth and Bargy, County of Wexford, Ireland, London: J. Russell Smith, page 34