dete

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See also: děte, dęte, and ɗete

Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin debita.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

dete f (oblique plural detes, nominative singular dete, nominative plural detes)

  1. debt

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle French: debte
  • Middle English: dette, debte

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *dětę, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰeh₁- (to suck, suckle).

Noun[edit]

déte n (Cyrillic spelling де́те)

  1. child, kid

Declension[edit]

As opposed to other Slavic languages, in Serbo-Croatian dete does not have a plural – the collective noun deca is used instead.