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]

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]
Descendants[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 Silesian doas, Dutch dat, English that.

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Hunsrik[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • tas (Wiesemann spelling system)

Pronunciation[edit]

Article[edit]

das (definite)

  1. nominative and accusative singular neuter of där

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]


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 (pertaining or relating to the).; 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:
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
This entry has fewer than three known examples of actual usage, the minimum considered necessary for clear attestation, and may not be reliable. Tok Pisin is subject to a special exemption for languages with limited documentation. If you speak it, please consider editing this entry or adding citations. See also Help and the Community Portal.

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.

Noun[edit]

das c (plural dassen, diminutive daske)

  1. badger
Further reading[edit]
  • das (I)”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011

Etymology 2[edit]

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Noun[edit]

das c (plural dassen, diminutive daske)

  1. (rare) scarf, shawl
Further reading[edit]
  • das (II)”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011

Westrobothnian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

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

  1. Alternative form of dȧs (sheep)

Synonyms[edit]