deh

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See also: děh and deȟ

Bouyei[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Middle Chinese (MC ɖɨʌH, “chopstick”). Cognate with Zhuang dawh (chopstick).

Noun[edit]

deh

  1. chopstick

Synonyms[edit]


Hupdë[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

deh

  1. water

References[edit]

  • Patience Epps, A Grammar of Hup (2008)

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably from Latin dee, vocative form of deus (god, deity).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /dɛ/, [d̪ɛ]
  • Hyphenation: dèh
  • Rhymes:

Interjection[edit]

deh (poetic, literary)

  1. Used to introduce a prayer or request or a wishful statement; ah!, oh!
    • 1321, Dante Alighieri, La divina commedia: Inferno, Le Monnier (1994), Canto X, page 321 vv. 91-93:
      «Deh, or mi dì: quanto tesoro volle ¶ Nostro Segnore in prima da San Pietro ¶ ch'ei ponesse le chiavi in sua balia? [...]»
      «I pray thee tell me now how great a treasure ¶ Our Lord demanded of Saint Peter first, ¶ before he put the keys into his keeping? [...]»

Kurdish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Iranian *daśa, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *daća,[1] from Proto-Indo-European *déḱm̥t. Compare Avestan 𐬛𐬀𐬯𐬀(dasa), Persian ده(dah), Ossetian дӕс (dæs), Pashto لس(ləs), Sanskrit दश (daśa), Urdu دس(das), also Armenian տասը (tasə), Greek δέκα (déka), Russian десять (desjatʹ), Latin decem, English ten.

Numeral[edit]

deh

  1. ten

References[edit]

  1. ^ Benjamin W. Fortson IV (2010), “Indo-Iranian I: Indic”, in Indo-European Language and Culture: An Introduction, 2nd edition, page 203

Scots[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Contraction[edit]

deh

  1. don't
    A deh ken what ee mean! (example is in South Scots; "what" would be replaced by "whit" or "fit" and "ee" with "ye" in other Scots dialects)

Usage notes[edit]

  • Not used interrogatively and is not used in the third-person singular (the third-person singular equivalent of that is doesnae, or disnae in the Borders)

Yuhup[edit]

Noun[edit]

deh

  1. water

References[edit]

  • Jesús Mario Girón, Una gramática del wãńsöjöt (puinave) (2008): 'agua' (en hup y yuhup: deh, en nadëb: naʔɤy, en daw: nɤx, o en níkak cande)
  • HG