deh

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Italian, probably from Latin dee, vocative form of deus (god, deity), from earlier *dẹ̄vos, from Old Latin deiuos, from Proto-Italic *deiwos, from Proto-Indo-European *deywós.

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Interjection[edit]

deh

  1. (archaic, literary, poetic) Used to introduce a prayer or request or a wishful statement; ah!, oh!

Kurdish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Iranian *daśa, from Proto-Indo-Iranian, from Proto-Indo-European *déḱm̥t. Compare Avestan [script needed] (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

Old Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably from Latin dee, vocative form of deus (god, deity), from earlier *dẹ̄vos, from Old Latin deiuos, from Proto-Italic *deiwos, from Proto-Indo-European *deywós.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /dɛ/
  • Hyphenation: dèh

Interjection[edit]

deh

  1. (poetic) Used to introduce a prayer or request or a wishful statement; ah!, oh!

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)