dever

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See also: Dever, déver, devêr, and đever

Galician[edit]

Verb[edit]

dever (first-person singular present devo, first-person singular preterite devim or devi, past participle devido, reintegrationist norm)

  1. reintegrationist spelling of deber

Conjugation[edit]

References[edit]

  • dever” in Dicionário Estraviz de galego (2014).

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 spellingدەۊەر⁩)

  1. place, spot
  2. region, area

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • Chyet, Michael L. (2003), “dever”, in Kurdish–English Dictionary, with selected etymologies by Martin Schwartz, New Haven and London: Yale University Press, page 143

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 Galician-Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Latin dēbēre (to owe, to must).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

dever

  1. (transitive, intransitive) must; to have to

Descendants[edit]

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

Further reading[edit]

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Galician-Portuguese dever, from Latin dēbēre (to owe).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
 

  • Hyphenation: de‧ver

Verb[edit]

dever (first-person singular present devo, first-person singular preterite devi, 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.

Descendants[edit]
  • Makalero: deue (debt, to borrow)

Etymology 2[edit]

Nominalization of Etymology 1.

Pronunciation[edit]

 
 

  • Hyphenation: de‧ver

Noun[edit]

dever m (plural deveres)

  1. duty (that which one is morally or legally obligated to do)
  2. (in the plural, dated) homework
    Synonyms: trabalho de casa, TPC
    Já fizeste os teus deveres?
    Have you done your homework yet?
Quotations[edit]

For quotations using this term, see Citations:dever.

Romanian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Ottoman Turkishدور(devir), from Arabicدَوْر(dawr).

Noun[edit]

dever n (uncountable)

  1. total sales
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Bulgarian девер (dever), from Proto-Slavic *dě̀verь.

Noun[edit]

dever m (plural deveri)

  1. (regional) in the country, a boy who welcomes the guests and serves them dishes at traditional weddings and also leads the wedding processional; (through extension) a person accompanying the bride
    Synonym: vornicel
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References[edit]

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited 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]