dee

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See also: Dee, dée, and -dę́ę́ʼ

English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • de (Northumbria)

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

dee (third-person singular simple present diz, present participle deein, simple past and past participle dyun)

  1. (Northumbrian) To do.
    What are ye deein man!

References[edit]

  • Newcastle 1970s, Scott Dobson and Dick Irwin, [1]
  • Todd's Geordie Words and Phrases, George Todd, Newcastle, 1977[2]
  • A Dictionary of North East Dialect, Bill Griffiths, 2005, Northumbria University Press, ISBN 1904794165

Noun[edit]

dee (plural dees)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter D/d.
  2. Something shaped like the letter D, such as a dee lock.
    the pommel is furnished with dees.
  3. (colloquial) Police detective.
    the dees are about.

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Dutch Low Saxon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Dutch die.

Pronoun[edit]

dee

  1. (relative) who, which, that

Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

dee

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter D/d.

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Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

dee

  1. plural form of dea

Low German[edit]

Verb[edit]

dee

  1. First-person singular past of doon

Scots[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Verb[edit]

tae dee (third-person singular simple present dees, present participle deein, simple past dee'd, past participle dee'd)

  1. to die

Etymology 2[edit]

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Verb[edit]

tae dee (third-person singular simple present dees, present participle deein, simple past dee'd, past participle dee'd)

  1. (Doric) to do
    Fit ye deein?