די

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Aramaic[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Related to Arabic ذُو(ḏū).

Conjunction[edit]

דִּי ()

  1. that

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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.

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Adverb[edit]

דֵּי (déi)

  1. quite, fairly
    דֵּי טוֹב‎ ― déi tovfairly good

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Yiddish[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Determiner[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)

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.

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)