dae

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Afrikaans[edit]

Noun[edit]

dae

  1. plural form of dag

Limburgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Related to they.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

dae

  1. (personal) he.

Inflection[edit]

Impolite Polite
Singular Dual Plural Singular Dual Plural
nominative dae, d'r, t'r, 'r dee die hae die die
genitive daer dier dier dem zien dier dier
locative daes dies dies dems dies dies
vocative
dative 'm die die dem die die
accusative¹ 'n die dien den dien dien
  • Accusative is nowadays obsolete, use dative instead.

Pijin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

English die

Verb[edit]

dae

  1. To die

Scots[edit]

Verb[edit]

tae dae (third-person singular simple present dis, present participle daein, simple past did, past participle din)

  1. to do
    Fit ye deein? (Doric)
    Whit ye daein? (Central Scots)
    What ee daein? (South Scots)

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

tae dae (third-person singular simple present dis, present participle N/A, simple past did, past participle N/A)

  1. (South Scots), (Doric) indicates an affirmation of something (example is in South Scots)
    A div sei what ee'r on aboot!

Usage notes[edit]

The second form of this verb also occurs in the North East of England. The first form of the verb is A dae in the first person singular whereas the second is A div.

Synonyms[edit]

  • dee (Geordie)