dever

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See also: Dever, déver, and devêr

Ladino[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Spanish [Term?], from Latin debeo, debere.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

dever (Latin spelling)

  1. to have to
  2. should
  3. must
    • 2020 January 29, Metin Delevi, “El 27 de Enero es el dia de memoria de las viktimas del Nazismo, del Olokosto…”, in Şalom[1]:
      Devemos de akodrar i azer akodrar de este kavzo, ke se finalizo kon 11 milyones de viktimas entre eyos 6 milyones de djudios, para luchar kontra el antisemitizmo i el rasizmo.
      We must remember and make others remember this event that ended with 11 million victims, among them 6 million Jews, to fight antisemitism and racism.

Noun[edit]

dever m (Latin spelling)

  1. duty
    • 2020 January 29, Metin Delevi, “El 27 de Enero es el dia de memoria de las viktimas del Nazismo, del Olokosto…”, in Şalom[2]:
      Ija de imigrantes djudios rusos ke aviyan sufriyido del aborresimyento i del antisemitizmo, se sintyo ke el aktivizmo sovre este sujeto era su dever.
      The daughter of Russian Jewish immigrants who had suffered from hatred and from antisemitism, she felt that activism on this subject was her duty.

Northern Kurdish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

dever f (Arabic spelling دەۊەر‎)

  1. place, spot
  2. region, area

References[edit]

  • Chyet, Michael L. (2003) , “dever”, in Kurdish–English Dictionary, with selected etymologies by Martin Schwartz, New Haven and London: Yale University Press

Occitan[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Occitan [Term?], from Latin dēbēre, present active infinitive of dēbeō (I owe).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Verb[edit]

dever

  1. (Gascony, Provençal, Limousin, Vivaro-alpine) to have to
  2. to owe

Conjugation[edit]

Noun[edit]

dever m (plural devers)

  1. duty, obligation
    Synonym: obligacion

Old Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin dēbēre, present active infinitive of dēbeō (I owe; I must).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

dever

  1. must; to have to

Descendants[edit]

  • Fala: debel
  • Galician: deber
  • Portuguese: dever

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese dever, from Latin dēbēre, present active infinitive of dēbeō (I owe).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

dever (first-person singular present indicative devo, past participle devido)

  1. should (indicates that an action is considered by the speaker to be obligatory)
  2. ought (indicates that the subject of the sentence has some obligation to execute the sentence predicate.)
  3. will likely (indicates that the subject of the sentence is likely to execute the sentence predicate.)
  4. owe (to be in debt.)

Conjugation[edit]

Quotations[edit]

For quotations using this term, see Citations:dever.

Noun[edit]

dever m (plural deveres)

  1. duty (that which one is morally or legally obligated to do)

Quotations[edit]

For quotations using this term, see Citations:dever.


Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Turkish devir

Noun[edit]

dever n (uncountable)

  1. total sales

Declension[edit]


Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *děverь, from Proto-Indo-European *dayh₂wḗr. Compare Russian деверь (deverʹ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /dêver/
  • Hyphenation: de‧ver

Noun[edit]

dȅver m (Cyrillic spelling де̏вер)

  1. brother-in-law (one's husband's brother)

Declension[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

dever (first-person singular present devo, first-person singular preterite deví, past participle devido)

  1. Obsolete spelling of deber

Conjugation[edit]