dever

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Ladino[edit]

Verb[edit]

dever (Latin spelling)

  1. to have to
  2. should
  3. must

Noun[edit]

dever m (Latin spelling)

  1. duty

Old Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin dēbēre, present active infinitive of dēbeō (I owe; I must).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

dever

  1. must; to have to

Descendants[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese dever, from Latin dēbēre, present active infinitive of dēbeō (owe).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

dever (first-person singular present indicative devo, past participle devido)

  1. should (indicates that an action is considered by the speaker to be obligatory)
  2. ought (indicates that the subject of the sentence has some obligation to execute the sentence predicate.)
  3. will likely (indicates that the subject of the sentence is likely to execute the sentence predicate.)
  4. owe (to be in debt.)

Conjugation[edit]

Noun[edit]

dever m (plural deveres)

  1. duty (that which one is morally or legally obligated to do)

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *děverь, from Proto-Indo-European *dayh₂wḗr. Compare Russian деверь (deverʹ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /dêver/
  • Hyphenation: de‧ver

Noun[edit]

dȅver m (Cyrillic spelling де̏вер)

  1. brother-in-law (one's husband's brother)

Declension[edit]