des

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

des

  1. (medicine, colloquial) Desflurane.

Anagrams[edit]


Catalan[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Contraction of de es

Contraction[edit]

des

  1. Contraction of de and es.

Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Conjugated form of dar

Verb[edit]

des

  1. third-person singular imperfect subjunctive form of dar

Cimbrian[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

des (Sette Comuni)

  1. nominative/accusative singular neuter of dèar
    Des ist 's khint dar main sbéstare.This is my sister's child.
    Des ist an guuts baip.This is a good woman.

See also[edit]

Declension of dèar
masculine feminine neuter plural
nominative dèar dòi des dii / zòi
accusative den dòi des dii / zòi
dative dèmme dèar dèmme den

Determiner[edit]

des

  1. (Sette Comuni) this, that
    Des ròss is net main.This horse is not mine.

References[edit]

  • “des” in Martalar, Umberto Martello; Bellotto, Alfonso (1974) Dizionario della lingua Cimbra dei Sette Communi vicentini, 1st edition, Roana, Italy: Instituto di Cultura Cimbra A. Dal Pozzo

Danish[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

des

  1. the
    Jo større den er, des gladere bliver jeg.
    The larger it is, the gladder I shall be.

Synonyms[edit]


Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /dɛs/
  • (file)

Article[edit]

des

  1. (archaic) genitive singular masculine/neuter of de (the)

Usage notes[edit]

  • Note that normally only the nominative is used. The other forms are archaic, but survive in numerous idiomatic expressions such as des huizes, des morgens (itself archaic and shortened, like similar expressions, to 's morgens in contemporary Dutch).
  • The current pronunciation is a spelling pronunciation. Before the word became archaic, it was pronounced with a schwa, /dəs/.

Inflection[edit]

Dutch definite article
Masculine Feminine Neuter Plural
Nominative de de het de
Genitive des der des der
Dative den der den den
Accusative den de het de


Synonyms[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

des

  1. the ... the (used as an intensifier to indicate the degree of an action)
    Des te vaker de mensen Willem de rug toekeren des te beter!The more often people turn their back at Willem the better!

Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German desto.

Pronunciation[edit]

Particle[edit]

des

  1. the; used with ju and either pli (more) or malpli (less) to form the second half of a coordinated comparative.
    • 1903, Ben Elmy, “La Lingvo de la floroj”, in The Esperantist: The Esperanto Gazette for the Spreading of the International Language, page 138,
      Ju pli ni studas la florojn, des pli ni konstatas, ke multe da ili posedas nesuspektitajn lertecojn, kiujn apud besto ni volonte nomus instinkto aŭ еĉ prudento.
      The more we study the flowers, the more we establish that many of them possess unexpected abilities, which in an animal we would willingly call instinct or even foresight.
    • Ju pli mi lernas, des pli mi scias.
      The more I learn, the more I know.

See also[edit]


Fiji Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Hindi देश (deś).

Noun[edit]

des

  1. country
    India ek prachin des hae.
    India is an old country.

Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈdes/, [ˈde̞s̠]
  • Rhymes: -es
  • Syllabification: des

Noun[edit]

des

  1. (music) D-flat

Usage notes[edit]

Capitalized for the great octave or any octave below that, or in names of major keys; not capitalized for the small octave or any octave above that, or in names of minor keys.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of des (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative des desit
genitive desin desien
partitive desiä desejä
illative desiin deseihin
singular plural
nominative des desit
accusative nom. des desit
gen. desin
genitive desin desien
partitive desiä desejä
inessive desissä deseissä
elative desistä deseistä
illative desiin deseihin
adessive desillä deseillä
ablative desiltä deseiltä
allative desille deseille
essive desinä deseinä
translative desiksi deseiksi
instructive desein
abessive desittä deseittä
comitative deseineen
Possessive forms of des (type risti)
possessor singular plural
1st person desini desimme
2nd person desisi desinne
3rd person desinsä

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The use as an article is a special case of the contraction.

Pronunciation[edit]

Article[edit]

des m pl or f pl

  1. plural of un; some; the plural indefinite article.
  2. plural of une; some; the plural indefinite article.
  3. plural of du; some; the plural partitive article.
  4. plural of de la; some; the plural partitive article.
  5. plural of de l'; some; the plural partitive article.

Contraction[edit]

des

  1. Contraction of de + les (of the, from the, some).

Further reading[edit]


Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin + ex.

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

des

  1. since
  2. from (a location)

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • des” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • des” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.

German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /dəs/ (generally)
  • IPA(key): /dɛs/ (when stressed, which is rare)
  • (file)

Article[edit]

des

  1. genitive 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

Guinea-Bissau Creole[edit]

Guinea-Bissau Creole cardinal numbers
 <  9 10 11  > 
    Cardinal : des

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese dez. Cognates with Kabuverdianu dés.

Numeral[edit]

des

  1. ten (10)

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

dēs

  1. second-person singular present active subjunctive of

Middle Dutch[edit]

Article[edit]

des

  1. masculine/neuter genitive singular of die

Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

des

  1. Alternative form of deis (dais)

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

des

  1. plural of de (die)
  2. Alternative form of dees (die)

Old Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin (of) + ex (out of).

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

des

  1. since (from a time)

Descendants[edit]

  • Galician: des

From des + de:


Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Latin dēnsus (dense; frequent), from Proto-Indo-European *dens- (thick, dense). Doublet of dens, a borrowing.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

des m or n (feminine singular deasă, masculine plural deși, feminine and neuter plural dese)

  1. frequent, often
  2. abundant, copious
  3. dense, thick

Declension[edit]

Antonyms[edit]

  • (frequent): rar

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

See also[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

des

  1. plural of de

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

des

  1. Informal second-person singular () present subjunctive form of dar.
  2. Informal second-person singular () negative imperative form of dar.

Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English desk.

Noun[edit]

des

  1. desk

Welsh[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

des

  1. (colloquial) first-person singular preterite of dod

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
des ddes nes unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Zazaki[edit]

Numeral[edit]

des ?

  1. ten