dej

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See also: Dej, dëj, and děj

Albanian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *duai-au, from Proto-Indo-European *duo-, from the root *du (two). Cognate to Old High German zweio (by, in two, in pairs). A frozen locative dual form.[1]

Adverb[edit]

dej

  1. after (tomorrow)
Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *dej, from Proto-Indo-European *dheh1- (to suck, drink). Cognate to Sanskrit धयति (dháyati, to suck) and Latvian det (to suck). Present deh, dej arose secondarily under the influence of the non-active paradigm.[2]

Verb[edit]

dej (first-person singular past tense dejta, participle dejtur)

  1. (to get) drunk

References[edit]

  1. ^ Demiraj, Bardhyl (1997) Albanische Etymologien: Untersuchungen zum albanischen Erbwortschatz [Albanian Etymologies: Investigations into the Albanian Inherited Lexicon] (Leiden Studies in Indo-European; 7)‎[1] (in German), Amsterdam, Atlanta: Rodopi, page 125
  2. ^ Demiraj, Bardhyl (1997) Albanische Etymologien: Untersuchungen zum albanischen Erbwortschatz [Albanian Etymologies: Investigations into the Albanian Inherited Lexicon] (Leiden Studies in Indo-European; 7)‎[2] (in German), Amsterdam, Atlanta: Rodopi, page 125

Czech[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

dej

  1. second-person singular imperative pf of dát

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Danish degh, from Old Norse deigr, from Proto-Germanic *daigaz, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰeyǵʰ- (to mold). Compare Swedish deg, Norwegian Nynorsk deig, German Teig, West Frisian daai, Dutch deeg, English dough.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

dej c (singular definite dejen, plural indefinite deje)

  1. dough (mix of flour and water)
  2. paste (flour, fat, or similar ingredients used in making pastry)
  3. batter (a beaten mixture of flour and liquid, usually egg and milk, used for baking)

Declension[edit]

References[edit]


Latvian[edit]

Verb[edit]

dej

  1. 2nd person singular present indicative form of diet
  2. 3rd person singular present indicative form of diet
  3. 3rd person plural present indicative form of diet
  4. 2nd person singular imperative form of diet
  5. (with the particle lai) 3rd person singular imperative form of diet
  6. (with the particle lai) 3rd person plural imperative form of diet

Lower Sorbian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

dej

  1. third-person singular present of dejaś

Slovak[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

dej m (genitive singular deja, nominative plural deje, genitive plural dejov, declension pattern of stroj)

  1. plot, storyline
  2. process
    Synonym: proces

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • dej in Slovak dictionaries at slovnik.juls.savba.sk

Swedish[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

dej

  1. (colloquial) Pronunciation spelling of dig.

Declension[edit]


Vlax Romani[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Romani daj.

Noun[edit]

dej f

  1. mother

References[edit]

  • Boretzky, Norbert; Igla, Birgit (1994), “dej”, in Wörterbuch Romani-Deutsch-Englisch für den südosteuropäischen Raum : mit einer Grammatik der Dialektvarianten [Romani-German-English dictionary for the Southern European region] (in German), Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, →ISBN, page 66
  • Marcel Courthiade (2009), “e d/ej², -ia ʒ. -ia, -ien = e d/ej³, -a ʒ. -a, -en”, in Melinda Rézműves, editor, Morri angluni rromane ćhibǎqi evroputni lavustik = Első rromani nyelvű európai szótáram : cigány, magyar, angol, francia, spanyol, német, ukrán, román, horvát, szlovák, görög [My First European-Romani Dictionary: Romani, Hungarian, English, French, Spanish, German, Ukrainian, Romanian, Croatian, Slovak, Greek] (in Hungarian; English), Budapest: Fővárosi Onkormányzat Cigány Ház--Romano Kher, →ISBN, page 122

White Hmong[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

dej

  1. water.
  2. stream; river.

References[edit]

  • Heimbach, Ernest E. (1979) White Hmong — English Dictionary[3], SEAP Publications, →ISBN.