де

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Bulgarian[edit]

Interjection[edit]

де (de)

  1. come on, an expression of encouragement

Usage notes[edit]

  • This particle always appears at the end of the sentence.

Chechen[edit]

Noun[edit]

де (de)

  1. day

Macedonian[edit]

Particle[edit]

де (de)

  1. A particle expressing nonchalance, used to emphasize that something is irrelevant, already known, or expected.
    - Си купив нови очила.
    - Знам де, ми се пофали веќе.
    - I have bought new glasses.
    - I know, you already boasted to me about it earlier."
    - Кога ќе ги сретнеме пак, ќе им се пожалиме.
    - Да де.
    - When we meet them again, we'll complain to them.
    - Yes, I know.
    Само се сопнав де - не е дека скршив нешто.
    I just tripped - it's not as if I fractured something.

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old East Slavic дѣеть (děetĭ, to say).

Pronunciation[edit]

Particle[edit]

де (de)

  1. (colloquial) says (used informally to mark reported speech)
    Она́-де не зна́ла.Oná-de ne znála.She says she didn’t know.
    Я-де сам винова́тJa-de sam vinovátThey say it’s my own fault.
    • 1876, князь Владимир Петрович Мещерский, Речи консерватора, Русскому дворянству
      И да не смущаетъ себя дворянинъ-помѣщикъ мыслiю, что если онъ одинъ себѣ скажетъ все эти здравыя мысли – толку не будетъ, а что-де надо надо многимъ собраться и эти мысли высказать общимъ собранiемъ.
      I da ne smuščajet sebja dvorjanin-poměščik mysliju, što jesli on odin sebě skažet vse eti zdravyja mysli – tolku ne budet, a što-de nado nado mnogim sobratʹsja i eti mysli vyskazatʹ obščim sobranijem.
      The noble landlord shouldn't confuse himself by the thought that would he tell all those sensible thoughts bu himself it won't make any sense but many should gather and tell all those thoughts by full gathering.

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Rusyn[edit]

Adverb[edit]

де (de)

  1. where

Ukrainian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

де (de)

  1. (interrogative) where
    Де ти тепер мешкаєш?
    De ty teper meškaješ?
    Where do you live now?