deen

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Arabic دِين (dīn)

Noun[edit]

deen (uncountable)

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  1. religion, especially the path along which righteous Muslims travel in order to comply with divine law
    • 2014, CHANEL, Purple Ink Presents Savage Sisters by Chanel, iUniverse ISBN 9781491721155
      Sterling was Muslim, and although he wasn't on his deen, Shanice and Shakira felt that he should have had a Janazah.
    • 2016, Skepta, Shutdown, on Konnichiwa
      You say you're Muslim, you say you're Rasta / Say you don't eat pork, don't eat pussy / Liar, you're just an actor / Blud, you're not on your deen

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Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German then, den, from Proto-Germanic *þanōn, by analogy with the adjective inflection.

Pronunciation[edit]

Determiner[edit]

deen m (unstressed den)

  1. the (definite article)
  2. that (demonstrative)

Usage notes[edit]

The stressed form of the definite article is used when emphasis is placed on the word ("that" as opposed to merely "the") and when it is used before an adjective.

Declension[edit]

Luxembourgish definite articles
masculine feminine neuter plural
nom./acc. deen (den) déi (d') dat (d') déi (d')
dative deem (dem) där (der) deem (dem) deen (den)

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Verb[edit]

deen

  1. to dress

References[edit]

  • J. Poole W. Barnes, A Glossary, with Some Pieces of Verse, of the Old Dialect of the English Colony in the Baronies of Forth and Bargy (1867)