deme

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See also: déme, dėmė, dėme, and dėmę

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek δῆμος (dêmos, district).

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Noun[edit]

deme (plural demes)

  1. A township or other subdivision of ancient Attica.
    • 2009, Don Nardo, Ancient Greece (page 97)
      They increased the authority of the Assembly and divided Attica into numerous small wardlike districts, the demes.
  2. (ecology) A distinct local population of plants or animals.

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Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

deme

  1. Rōmaji transcription of でめ

Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

See dēmō (I remove, take away, or subtract).

Verb[edit]

dēme

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of dēmō

Etymology 2[edit]

See dēmos (a tract of land”, “[the common] people).

Noun[edit]

dēme m

  1. vocative singular of dēmos

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈdeme/ [ˈd̪e.me]
  • Rhymes: -eme
  • Syllabification: de‧me

Verb[edit]

deme

  1. third-person singular imperative of dar combined with me

Turkish[edit]

Noun[edit]

deme (definite accusative demeyi, plural demeler)

  1. verbal noun of demek

Verb[edit]

deme

  1. second-person singular negative imperative of demek