दे

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Hindi[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /d̪eː/

Etymology 1[edit]

Shortened form of देव (dev), which is ultimately from Sanskrit देव (deva).

Proper noun[edit]

दे (dem

  1. (Bengal) De (a type of Bengali Kayastha caste in eastern India)
Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

दे (dem or f

  1. (Bengal) De (member of the De caste)
Declension[edit]

NOTE: This term is declined masculine or feminine according to the gender of the referent.

Etymology 2[edit]

Shortened form of देवी (devī), which is ultimately from Sanskrit देवी (devī).

Noun[edit]

दे (def

  1. (rare) An honorific for women
    • यह छबि सूरदास सदा रहै बानी। नँदनंदन राजा राधिका दे रानी। — सूर (शब्द॰)
      yah chabi sūrdās sadā rahai bānī. nãdnandan rājā rādhikā de rānī. — sūr (śabd.)
      (please add an English translation of this usage example)
Declension[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

दे (de) (Urdu spelling دے‎)

  1. inflection of देना (denā):
    1. second/third-person singular subjunctive
    2. second/third-person singular present imperative
    3. third-person singular future imperative: give