dette

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

See debt.

Noun[edit]

dette (plural dettes)

  1. (obsolete) Debt.

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Danish[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

dette n (common denne, plural disse)

  1. (demonstrative) this

French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old French dete, from Latin dēbita, plural of dēbitum. Doublet of débit

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

dette f (plural dettes)

  1. debt

Usage notes[edit]

While both dette and créance correspond with English debt, dette is seen from the perspective of the borrower (money they owe), whereas créance is seen from the perspective of the lender (money owed to them).

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Italian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

dette f pl

  1. feminine plural of detto

Verb[edit]

dette f pl

  1. feminine plural of detto

Verb[edit]

dette

  1. third-person singular past historic of dare

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Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French dete, from Latin dēbitum.

Noun[edit]

dette f (plural dettes)

  1. (Jersey) debt

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

dette

  1. this

Verb[edit]

dette

  1. fall

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse þetta.

Pronoun[edit]

dette

  1. this (neuter of denne)

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

dette

  1. parallel form to detta

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