det

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See also: Det, DET, dét, dêt, dệt, det., and Det.

Translingual[edit]

Symbol[edit]

det

  1. (mathematics) determinant function

Albanian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Shortening of dialectal dēt (South Gheg), from archaic dejt, dejët (Arbëreshë), from Proto-Albanian *deubeta, from pre-Albanian *dʰéubetos, enlargement of Proto-Indo-European *dʰeubos ‘deep’ (compare English deep, Lithuanian dubùs).

Noun[edit]

det m (indefinite plural dete, definite singular deti)

  1. sea

Danish[edit]

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Article[edit]

det n ‎(common den, plural de)

  1. (definite) the (used before an adjective preceding a noun)
    huset - the house; det gule hus - the yellow house

Pronoun[edit]

det n ‎(common den, plural de)

  1. (demonstrative) that
  2. (personal) it

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German[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /dɛt/, /dət/, /dæt/

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Low German det and Borrowing from Low German dät.

Article[edit]

det

  1. (colloquial, Berlin-Brandenburg) Alternative form of das
    Gibste mir ma’ det Wasser?
    Could you pass me the water?

Pronoun[edit]

det

  1. (colloquial, Berlin-Brandenburg) Alternative form of das
    Det weeß ik nich'.
    I don't know that.
  2. (colloquial, Berlin-Brandenburg, neuter nominative) it

Irish[edit]

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Contraction[edit]

det ‎(triggers lenition)

  1. (Munster) Contraction of de do(from your sg).
    Ar chuiris det chroí é?
    Did you get it off one’s chest?

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

det

  1. third-person singular present active subjunctive of

Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

det

  1. rafsi of detri.

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse þat.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

det ‎(genitive dets)

  1. it; third person singular, neuter gender. Nominative, accusative or dative.
    er det det det er - is that what it is

Pronoun[edit]

det n

  1. (demonstrative pronoun) that

Article[edit]

det n

  1. the; only used if there is an adjective in front of the noun
    huset: the house → det røde huset: the red house

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse þat.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

det

  1. it; third person singular, neuter gender
    er det det det er - is that what it is

Pronoun[edit]

det n

  1. (demonstrative pronoun) that

Article[edit]

det n

  1. the; only used if there is an adjective in front of the noun
    Dei bur i det kvite huset der borte.
    They live in the white house over there.

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Occitan[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Provençal, from Latin digitus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

det m (plural dets)

  1. finger

Romansch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin digitus(finger, toe).

Noun[edit]

det m (plural dets)

  1. (anatomy) finger

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

det m (plural dets)

  1. death

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish þæt, dhet‚ from Old Norse þat, from Proto-Germanic *þat, from Proto-Indo-European *tod, nominative and accusative singular neuter of *só.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /deː/
  • Homophones: D, d, de
  • IPA(key): /rɛ/ (colloquial, not in the beginning of a sentence)
  • IPA(key): /ɛtː/ (colloquial, not in the beginning of a sentence)
  • Homophones: ett, ätt
  • IPA(key): /deːt/ (only if pronounced very carefully, seldom used colloquially)
  • Rhymes: -eː

Pronoun[edit]

det n

  1. It; third-person singular, referring to nouns of neuter gender. Nominative, accusative or dative
  2. it; the impersonal pronoun, used without referent as the subject of an impersonal verb or statement
    Det regnar.
    It is raining.
  3. it; the impersonal pronoun, used as a placeholder for a delayed subject or object
    Jag visste det!
    I knew it!

Usage notes[edit]

Impersonal pronoun
This is not used to declare what time it is: instead use either an explicit klockan ("the clock") or either of den or hon.

Declension[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

det n

  1. (demonstrative) that

Pronunciation[edit]

Article[edit]

det n

  1. the; only used if there is an adjective in front of the noun.
    huset: the house → det röda huset: the red house

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Venetian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin digitus

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

det m (plural deđi)

  1. finger
  2. toe

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Volapük[edit]

Noun[edit]

det ‎(plural dets)

  1. right (all senses?)

Declension[edit]