dem

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See also: Dem, DEM, dêm, dëm, dem., Dem., -dem, đêm, and đếm

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /dɛm/
    • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛm

Pronoun[edit]

dem

  1. Nonstandard form of them.
    • 2007, February 25, “Sia Michel”, in Stephen Marley in Tallahassee, M.I.A. in India and Klaxons on Fire[1]:
      Go tell dem natty dreadlocks no wear handcuff,” advises Damian Marley, his guest star and younger brother, who accuses the officers of jealousy.

Determiner[edit]

dem

  1. Nonstandard form of them. (in the sense of "those")
    What are dem fings doing 'ere?
  2. (Caribbean, MLE, slang) (clitic, suffix) A group of.

Noun[edit]

dem (plural dems)

  1. Clipping of demonstration.

Anagrams[edit]


Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *dama, from Proto-Indo-European *dm̥h₂-ó- (bull) (compare Irish damh, Ancient Greek δάμαλος (dámalos, calf)), from *demh₂- (to tame) (compare Latin domō, English tame).[1]

Noun[edit]

dem m (indefinite plural dema, definite singular demi, definite plural demat)

  1. bull
  2. main load-bearing beam in a floor

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Orel, Vladimir (2000) A Concise Historical Grammar of the Albanian Language, Leiden: Brill, page 48

Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): [ˈd̥ɛm], [d̥əm], [b̥m̩]

Pronoun[edit]

dem (nominative de, possessive deres)

  1. them (3rd person plural, objective case)

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German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /deːm/ (stressed) (for the pronoun)
  • IPA(key): /dem/, /dəm/, /dm̩/ (unstressed) (for the article)
  • (file)

Article[edit]

dem

  1. dative masculine/neuter singular of der: the

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]

dem (relative)

  1. dative masculine/neuter singular of der: to whom, to which

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

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • dem in Duden online

Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Contraction[edit]

dem (triggers lenition)

  1. (Munster) Contraction of de mo (from my).
    Chrochas dem ghualainn é.
    I suspended it from my shoulder.

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Kurdish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *dī-, cognate with English time, Albanian ditë, Old Armenian տի (ti) and Sanskrit दीति (dītí, brightness; time).

Noun[edit]

dem f

  1. time

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

dem

  1. first-person singular present active subjunctive of

Luxembourgish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Determiner[edit]

dem m

  1. unstressed form of deem

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)

Nigerian Pidgin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English them.

Pronoun[edit]

dem

  1. them, they

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

dem

  1. them

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Pitcairn-Norfolk[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

dem

  1. them

References[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

dem (third-person plural)

  1. them; accusative/dative of de

Declension[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


Turkish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Cognate with Old Turkic [script needed] (tam-), from Proto-Turkic *täm- (to drip).

Noun[edit]

dem

  1. dew

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Persian دم(dam).

Noun[edit]

dem

  1. breath
  2. moment
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Borrowed from Arabic دم(dam).

Noun[edit]

dem

  1. blood
Synonyms[edit]

Zazaki[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Related to Kurdish dem.

Noun[edit]

dem ?

  1. time