dae

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See also: DAE, da'e, , -dä, and d.ä.

Afrikaans[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

dae

  1. plural of dag

Limburgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch die (that one), from Old Dutch thie (that one), from Proto-Germanic *sa.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

dae

  1. (personal) he.

Inflection[edit]

Impolite Polite
Singular Dual Plural Singular Dual Plural
nominative dae, d'r, t'r, 'r dee die hae die die
genitive daer dier dier dem zien dier dier
locative daes dies dies dems dies dies
vocative
dative 'm die die dem die die
accusative¹ 'n die dien den dien dien
  • Accusative is nowadays obsolete, use dative instead.

Pijin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English die

Verb[edit]

dae

  1. To die

Scots[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English don, from Old English dōn, from Proto-Germanic *dōną, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰeh₁- (to put, place, do, make).

Verb[edit]

dae (third-person singular present dis, present participle daein, past did, past participle din)

  1. to do
    Whit ye daein?What are you doing? (Central Scots)
    What ee daein?What are you doing? (South Scots)

Derived terms[edit]

  • dae guid (to do good; to do well, thrive)

Verb[edit]

dae (third-person singular present dis, past did)

  1. (South Scots), (Doric) indicates an affirmation of something (example is in South Scots)
    A div sei what ee'r on aboot!
    (please add an English translation of this usage example)

Usage notes[edit]

The second form of this verb also occurs in the North East of England. The first form of the verb is A dae in the first person singular whereas the second is A div.

Synonyms[edit]

  • dee (Geordie)

Tamambo[edit]

Noun[edit]

dae

  1. blood

Further reading[edit]

  • Complex Predicates in Oceanic Languages →ISBN, Isabelle Bril, Françoise Ozanne-Rivierre, 2004), citing Jauncey (1997), with the example dae-na [blood-P:3S] "his blood"
  • The Oceanic Languages →ISBN, Terry Crowley, John Lynch, Malcolm Ross, 2013)