did

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See also: Did, DID, and дід

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /dɪd/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɪd

Verb[edit]

did

  1. simple past tense of do
  2. (nonstandard, especially Southern US, African-American Vernacular) past participle of do
    • 2008 March 1, Jody Miller, Getting Played: African American Girls, Urban Inequality, and Gendered Violence[1], NYU Press, →ISBN, page 140:
      [] But I don't care, I mean I don't even care. She shouldn't have did that."
    • 2010 October 10, Jeanette R Davidson, quoting Bea Jenkins, African American Studies[2], Edinburgh University Press, →ISBN, page 189:
      We have to take this brutality. We haven't did anything. Why?
    • 2014 May 6, Taylor Anderson, Deadly Shores[3], Penguin, →ISBN, page 288:
      “Spanky—I mean, the exec, Mr. McFaarlane, say the number four gun has did for another cruiser, but they all gonna drown, aft, as much water as the screws is throwin' up!"

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Danish[edit]

Adverb[edit]

did

  1. (archaic) thither, to there, towards that place

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Novial[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English.

Verb[edit]

did

  1. (auxiliary) added to the front of a verb, it causes that verb to be in the past tense

Usage notes[edit]

  • An equivalent effect can be obtained by adding the ending -d to the verb.

Old Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *dīyos (day) (compare Old Irish día), from Proto-Indo-European *dyḗws, *dyew-.

Noun[edit]

did m

  1. day

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle Welsh: dyð

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *dědъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

dȉd m (Cyrillic spelling ди̏д)

  1. (Ikavian) grandfather

Declension[edit]


Slavomolisano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Serbo-Croatian did.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

did m

  1. grandfather

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Walter Breu and Giovanni Piccoli (2000), Dizionario croato molisano di Acquaviva Collecroce: Dizionario plurilingue della lingua slava della minoranza di provenienza dalmata di Acquaviva Collecroce in Provincia di Campobasso (Parte grammaticale).