ده

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See also: دە and دہ

Egyptian Arabic[edit]

Determiner[edit]

ده (dam (f دي, pl دول)

  1. this
    قريت الكتاب ده
    I read this book.

Pronoun[edit]

ده (dam (f دي, pl دول)

  1. this
    ده كتاب
    This is a book

Persian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Persian [script needed] (dah), from Old Persian 𐎭𐎰 (daϑa), from Proto-Iranian *daśa, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *daća, from Proto-Indo-European *déḱm̥t. Compare Avestan 𐬛𐬀𐬯𐬀 (dasa), Kurdish deh, Ossetian дӕс (dæs), Pashto لس (ləs), Sanskrit दश (daśa), Urdu دس (das), also Armenian տասը (tasə), Greek δέκα (déka), Russian десять (desjatʹ), Latin decem, English ten.[1]

Numeral[edit]

ده (dah)

Dari ده
Iranian Persian ده
Tajik даҳ (dah)
  1. ten

Related terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Ultimately from Proto-Iranian *dahyu- (country, district, province). Compare Old Armenian դեհ (deh), an Iranian borrowing.

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

ده (deh)

  1. village

Etymology 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

ده (deh)

  1. present stem of دادن (dâdan), to give

References[edit]

  1. ^ Benjamin W. Fortson IV (2010), “Indo-Iranian I: Indic”, in Indo-European Language and Culture: An Introduction, 2nd edition, page 203