See also: Dy, , , d.y., d'y, and dy.

EnglishEdit

VerbEdit

dy

  1. Obsolete form of die.

AnagramsEdit


AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch dij, from Middle Dutch die, from Old Dutch *thio, from Proto-Germanic *þeuhą.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

dy (plural dye, diminutive dytjie)

  1. thigh

AlbanianEdit

Albanian cardinal numbers
 <  1 2 3  > 
    Cardinal : dy
    Ordinal : dytë

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Albanian *duwō masc, *duwai fem, from Proto-Indo-European *dwóh₁.[1] Matzinger reconstructs *duu̯a.[2]

PronunciationEdit

NumeralEdit

dy

  1. two

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Orel, Vladimir (1998), “dy”, in Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Leiden, Boston, Cologne: Brill, →ISBN, page 79
  2. ^ Schumacher, Stefan; Matzinger, Joachim (2013) Die Verben des Altalbanischen: Belegwörterbuch, Vorgeschichte und Etymologie (Albanische Forschungen; 33) (in German), Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz, →ISBN, page 216

DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Uncertain, possibly from Middle Low German dōgen (to suffer, endure), from Proto-Germanic *daugijaną, cognate with Dutch dogen (dialect).

VerbEdit

dy (past tense dyede, past participle dyet)

  1. (reflexive) to restrain oneself, to help oneself
    • 2012, Richard Russo, Åndernes rige, Klim →ISBN
      Han er egentlig for klog til det, men han kan ikke dy sig.
      He is actually too clever for it, but he cannot help himself.
    • 2010, Mette Winge, Et udestående: - en provisorietidsroman, Gyldendal A/S →ISBN
      Han var lige ved at tilføje at der ikke havde været anført noget om sagen i de franske aviser, men han dyede sig, for politiinspektøren hørte ikke til dem man opmuntrede med vitser.
      He was just about to add that there had been no note of the case in the French papers, but he restrained himself, for the police inspector did not belong to those people that one cheered up with jokes.
    • 2009, Hanne Reintoft, Hjertebånd, ArtPeople →ISBN
      De havde dyet sig og nøjedes med den tilmålte ration uden at stikke fingrene hverken i slunkne melsække eller halvtomme sulekar.
      They had restrained themselves and made do with the measured ration without sticking their fingers in lacking flour bags, nor in half-empty meat jars.

InflectionEdit

ReferencesEdit


EgyptianEdit

RomanizationEdit

dy

  1. Alternative transliteration of dj.

Lower SorbianEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

dy

  1. Alternative form of gdy.

Further readingEdit

  • Muka, Arnošt (1921, 1928), “dy”, in Słownik dolnoserbskeje rěcy a jeje narěcow (in German), St. Petersburg, Prague: ОРЯС РАН, ČAVU; Reprinted Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag, 2008
  • Starosta, Manfred (1999), “dy”, in Dolnoserbsko-nimski słownik / Niedersorbisch-deutsches Wörterbuch (in German), Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag

Middle EnglishEdit

NounEdit

dy

  1. Alternative form of dee

Middle FrenchEdit

VerbEdit

dy

  1. first-person singular present indicative of dire

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse , related to dyja (to shake, tremble), from Proto-Germanic *dūjan- (to tremble), from Proto-Indo-European *dʰewh₂- (smoke, mist).

NounEdit

dy c

  1. mud, mire, sludge

DeclensionEdit

Declension of dy 
Uncountable
Indefinite Definite
Nominative dy dyn
Genitive dys dyns

Traveller NorwegianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Inherited from Romani duj.

NumeralEdit

dy

  1. two

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • dy” in Norwegian Romani Dictionary.
  • dy” in Tavringens Rakripa: Romanifolkets Ordbok, Landsorganisasjonen for Romanifolket.

VilamovianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

ArticleEdit

dy (definite, feminine and plural form of dyr)

  1. The; declined form of dyr

WelshEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Celtic *tou- (your); compare Cornish dha, Breton da, Irish do. See ti (you).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /də/
    • (cy, colloquial) IPA(key): /də/, (before a vowel) /d/

DeterminerEdit

dy

  1. your (singular, familiar)
    dy dŷ du diyour black house

Usage notesEdit

Dy triggers the soft mutation. Di often appears after the noun.


West FrisianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Compare Dutch die.

PronunciationEdit

DeterminerEdit

dy

  1. that, those
InflectionEdit
  • Common singular: dy
  • Neuter singular: dat
  • Plural: dy
Further readingEdit
  • dy (I)”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Frisian thī, from Proto-Germanic *þiz.

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

dy

  1. object of do
Further readingEdit
  • dy (II)”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011

WestrobothnianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse því, possibly from the instrumental interrogative Proto-Germanic *hwī (how, with what), with the initial h- replaced by the þ- from the forms of *sa. The modern Westrobothnian form with d- instead of t- (see tykken) probably evolved thus: við þvívið ðví → modern ve ‿ dy/di "with that".

PronounEdit

dy

  1. dative singular of he