dét

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Old Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *dants, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃dónts.

Noun[edit]

dét n (nasal stem, genitive déit, plural déta)

  1. tooth
    • c. 845, St. Gall Glosses on Priscian, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1975, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. II, pp. 49–224, Sg. 67b10
      do déit glosses ad dentem
    • c. 875, Milan Glosses on the Psalms, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1987, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. I, pp. 7–483, Ml. 117d5
      huan dét ascatu glosses emulo dente
  2. set of teeth
  3. (attributively) of ivory
    in colg déit ― ivory-hilted sword
  4. morsel of food
Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *dantos, from Proto-Indo-European *dmh₂tós, past participle of *demh₂-.

Verb[edit]

·dét

  1. passive singular preterite conjunct of daimid

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
dét dét
pronounced with /ð(ʲ)-/
ndét
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • "dét" in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French zède

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

dét

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter Z/z.