das

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from German das, an euphemistic contraction of das Haus (the house) or das Häuschen (the little house).

Noun[edit]

das n (singular definite dasset, plural indefinite dasser)

  1. (colloquial) privy, outhouse

Inflection[edit]


Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch das, from Old Dutch *thas, from Proto-Germanic *þahsuz. Cognate with German Dachs, Latin taxus.

Noun[edit]

das m (plural dassen, diminutive dasje n)

  1. (zoology) A badger, various species of genera Melus and family Texidae.
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Uncertain, possibly from Italian dossi (fur collar).

Noun[edit]

das f (plural dassen, diminutive dasje n)

  1. A necktie
  2. A scarf
Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • M. J. Koenen & J. Endepols, Verklarend Handwoordenboek der Nederlandse Taal (tevens Vreemde-woordentolk), Groningen, Wolters-Noordhoff, 1969 (26th edition) [Dutch dictionary in Dutch]

Fala[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese das, from de + as.

Preposition[edit]

das f pl (singular da, masculine do, masculine plural dos)

  1. contraction of de (of) + as (the)
    • 2000, Domingo Frades Gaspar, Vamus a falal: Notas pâ coñocel y platical en nosa fala, Editora regional da Extremadura, Theme III, Chapter 1: A “F” Inicial en Nossa Fala:
      Un-a das características que mais nos diferencia das forma de falal de nossus vidiñus, cacereñus i salmantinus, é o mantinimentu da “F” inicial latina []
      One of the characteristics which most sets us apart from our neighbour’s, from Cáceres and Salamanca, way of speaking is the keeping of the Latin initial “F” []

Fiji Hindi[edit]

Cardinal numeral[edit]

das

  1. (cardinal) The number ten

References[edit]


French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

das m (uncountable)

  1. (slang) AIDS

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From contraction of preposition de (of, from) + feminine plural definite article as (the).

Contraction[edit]

das f pl (masculine do, feminine da, masculine plural dos)

  1. of the; from the

German[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • 's, es (for the article; informal or poetic)
  • dat (colloquial in western and parts of northern Germany)

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German daz, originally dat, from Proto-Germanic *þat. Compare Dutch dat, English that.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /das/ (standard)
  • IPA(key): /daːs/ (some speakers in south-western Germany; when stressed)
  • (file)
  • (file)
  • Homophone: dass
  • Rhymes: -as

Article[edit]

das n (definite, nominative)

  1. the; nominative singular neuter of der
  2. the; accusative singular neuter of der

Declension[edit]

German definite articles
Masculine Feminine Neuter Plural
Nominative der die das die
Genitive des der des der
Dative dem der dem den
Accusative den die das die


Pronoun[edit]

das

  1. who, that, which (relative) (In a subordinate clause, indicates a person or thing referenced in the main clause. Used with neuter singular referents).
    Ich kenne ein Mädchen, das das kann.
    I know a girl who can do that.
  2. this, that (demonstrative)
    Das ist mein Haus.
    This is my house.

Declension[edit]

Declension of der
masculine feminine neuter plural
nominative der die das die
genitive dessen deren dessen deren
dative dem der dem denen
accusative den die das die



Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

dās

  1. second-person singular present active indicative of

Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

das

  1. rafsi of dasni.

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Contraction of de (of) + as (the).

Pronunciation[edit]

Contraction[edit]

das f pl

  1. Contraction of de (of)+ as (the (f pl))
    • 1572, Luís Vaz de Camões, Os Lusíadas, 5th canto:
      Animais que elles tem em mais eſtima / Que todo o outro gado das manadas:
      Animals which they hold in higher esteem / Than any other cattle of the herds:

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

das

  1. Informal second-person singular () present indicative form of dar.

Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

English dust

Noun[edit]

das

  1. dirt; dust
    • 1989, Buk Baibel long Tok Pisin, Bible Society of Papua New Guinea, Genesis 3:14 (translation here):
      Na God, Bikpela i tokim snek olsem, “Yu bin mekim dispela pasin nogut, olsem na nau mi gat strongpela tok bilong daunim yu. Bai yu gat bikpela hevi. Hevi yu karim bai i winim hevi bilong olgeta arapela animal. Nau na long olgeta taim bihain bai yu wokabaut long bel bilong yu tasol. Na bai yu kaikai das bilong graun.


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Volapük[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from German dass ("that").

Conjunction[edit]

das

  1. (connecting noun clause) that

West Frisian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Compare das for etymologies.

Noun[edit]

das

  1. A badger

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

das (plural dassen)

  1. A scarf, shawl