ده

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See also: دە

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