das

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

das

  1. plural of da (father)

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Contraction[edit]

das

  1. (African American Vernacular) That is; that's

Anagrams[edit]


Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Dutch das, from Middle Dutch das, from Old Dutch *thas, from Proto-Germanic *þahsuz.

Noun[edit]

das (plural dasse, diminutive dassie)

  1. badger
  2. hyrax
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Dutch das.

Noun[edit]

das (plural dasse, diminutive dassie)

  1. tie, necktie

Aromanian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Greek δάσος (dásos).

Noun[edit]

das n

  1. forest, woods

Synonyms[edit]


Cornish[edit]

Noun[edit]

das

  1. Soft mutation of tas.

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from German das, a euphemistic contraction of das Haus (the house) or das Häuschen (the little house).

Noun[edit]

das n (singular definite dasset, plural indefinite dasser)

  1. (colloquial) privy, outhouse

Declension[edit]

References[edit]


Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /dɑs/
  • Rhymes: -ɑs
  • (file)
  • Homophone: da's

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch das, from Old Dutch *thas, from Proto-Germanic *þahsuz.

Noun[edit]

das m (plural dassen, diminutive dasje n)

  1. (zoology) A badger, various species of genera Meles and Taxidea.
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Uncertain, possibly from Italian dossi (fur collar).

Noun[edit]

das f (plural dassen, diminutive dasje n)

  1. necktie
  2. scarf
Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • M. J. Koenen & J. Endepols, Verklarend Handwoordenboek der Nederlandse Taal (tevens Vreemde-woordentolk), Groningen, Wolters-Noordhoff, 1969 (26th edition) [Dutch dictionary in Dutch]

Fala[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese das, from de + as.

Preposition[edit]

das f pl (singular da, masculine do, masculine plural dos)

  1. contraction of de (of) + as (the)
    • 2000, Domingo Frades Gaspar, Vamus a falal: Notas pâ coñocel y platical en nosa fala, Editora regional da Extremadura, Theme III, Chapter 1: A “F” Inicial en Nossa Fala:
      Un-a das características que mais nos diferencia das forma de falal de nossus vidiñus, cacereñus i salmantinus, é o mantinimentu da “F” inicial latina []
      One of the characteristics which most sets us apart from our neighbour’s, from Cáceres and Salamanca, way of speaking is the keeping of the Latin initial “F” []

Fiji Hindi[edit]

Numeral[edit]

das

  1. (cardinal) The number ten

References[edit]


French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Verlan of SIDA

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

das m (uncountable)

  1. (slang) AIDS

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From contraction of preposition de (of, from) + feminine plural definite article as (the).

Pronunciation[edit]

Contraction[edit]

das f pl (masculine do, feminine da, masculine plural dos)

  1. of the; from the

German[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • -'s (as in an's, in's)
  • -s (as in ans, ins)
  • 's, es (for the article; informal or poetic)
  • dat (colloquial in western and parts of northern Germany)

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German daz, from Proto-Germanic *þat. Compare Dutch dat, English that.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /das/ (standard)
  • IPA(key): /daːs/ (some speakers in south-western Germany; when stressed)
  • (file)
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -as
  • Homophone: dass

Article[edit]

das n (definite, nominative)

  1. the; nominative singular neuter of der
  2. the; accusative singular neuter of der

Declension[edit]

German definite articles
Masculine Feminine Neuter Plural
Nominative der die das die
Genitive des der des der
Dative dem der dem den
Accusative den die das die

Pronoun[edit]

das

  1. (relative) who, that, which
    Ich kenne ein Mädchen, das das kann.
    I know a girl who can do that.
  2. (demonstrative) this, that, it
    Das ist mein Haus.
    This is my house.
    Ich hab das nicht.
    I don’t have it. (i.e. the thing mentioned)
  3. (regional, Northern Germany) it (subject of an impersonal verb.)
    Das regnet schon wieder.
    It’s raining again.

Declension[edit]

Declension of der
masculine feminine neuter plural
nominative der die das die
genitive dessen deren
younger also: derer
dessen derer
deren
dative dem der dem denen
accusative den die das die

Conjunction[edit]

das

  1. Obsolete spelling of dass

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

dās

  1. second-person singular present active indicative of

Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch *thas, from Proto-Germanic *þahsuz.

Noun[edit]

das m

  1. badger, European badger

Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • das”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • das”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929

Navajo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root -DÁÁZ (to be heavy).

Noun[edit]

das

  1. weight

Northern Sami[edit]

Determiner[edit]

das

  1. locative singular of dat

Portuguese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Contraction of de (of) + as (the).

Pronunciation[edit]

Contraction[edit]

das f pl

  1. Contraction of de as.; of the; from the (feminine plural)
    • 1572, Luís Vaz de Camões, Os Lusíadas, 5th canto:
      Animais que elles tem em mais eſtima / Que todo o outro gado das manadas:
      Animals which they hold in higher esteem / Than any other cattle of the herds:

Quotations[edit]

See also[edit]

  • da (singular form)
  • dos (masculine form)
  • do (singular masculine form)

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

das

  1. Informal second-person singular () present indicative form of dar.

Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

English dust

Noun[edit]

das

  1. dirt; dust
    • 1989, Buk Baibel long Tok Pisin, Port Moresby: Bible Society of Papua New Guinea, 3:14:
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Volapük[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from German dass (that).

Conjunction[edit]

das

  1. (connecting noun clause) that

West Frisian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Dutch das, from Middle Dutch das, from Old Dutch *thas, from Proto-Germanic *þahsuz.

Noun[edit]

das c (plural dassen)

  1. badger
    Synonym: taks

Etymology 2[edit]

Origin unknown.

Noun[edit]

das c (plural dassen)

  1. scarf, shawl

Westrobothnian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

das f (definite singular dasa, plural daser, definite plural dasen)

  1. Alternative form of dȧs (sheep)

Synonyms[edit]