די

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Aramaic[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Related to Arabic ذُو ‎(ḏū).

Conjunction[edit]

דִּי ‎()

  1. that

See also[edit]


Hebrew[edit]

Adverb[edit]

דַּי ‎(dái) [pattern: קֶטֶל]

  1. enough, sufficient, adequate
    דַּי לָאַלִּימוּת‎ ― dái la'alimútenough with the violence
    • a. 217 CE, Haggadah of Passover
      אִלּוּ הוֹצִיאָנוּ מִמִּצְרַיִם / וְלֹא עָשָׂה בָהֶם שְׁפָטִים / דַּיֵּנוּ[H 1]
      If He had brought us out of Egypt / but had not executed justice upon them [the Egyptians] / [even that would have been] enough for us.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Sometimes used with suffixed pronouns.

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Adverb[edit]

דֵּי ‎(déi)

  1. quite, fairly
    דֵּי טוֹב‎ ― déi tovfairly good

References[edit]

  1. ^ דיינו at Zemereshet

Yiddish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Article[edit]

די ‎(di)

  1. nominative singular feminine of דער ‎(der)
  2. accusative singular feminine of דער ‎(der)
  3. nominative plural of דער ‎(der)
  4. accusative plural of דער ‎(der)
  5. dative plural of דער ‎(der)

Declension[edit]

masculine neuter feminine plural
nominative דער (der) דאָס (dos) די (di) די (di)
accusative דעם (dem) דאָס (dos) די (di) די (di)
dative דעם (dem) דעם (dem) דער (der) די (di)

Usage notes[edit]

While Yiddish as standardized in the 20th century retains gender systems, among native speakers of Yiddish this is only reflected to a limited degree, with די ‎(di) being the only definite article ("the") in most situations.