dus

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See also: duş, duș, duś, dús, dûs, düş, and đus

Danish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

dus

  1. (largely historical) in a relationship that would warrant use of the informal du, as opposed to the formal De
  2. (by extension) familiar with
    • 2016, Gustav Wied, Livsens ondskab, Lindhardt og Ringhof (ISBN 9788711486498)
      Men Landbruget? spurgte Degnen, der jo havde været Dus med Vorherre i femogtyve Aar, baade Hellig og Søgn og derfor tog ham med forholdsvis Ro
      But the farming? the deacon asked, who, as is known, has been intimate with our lord in twenty-five years, on the holidays as on the everydays, and who therefore took him with relative calm
    • 2016, Lars Daneskov, Far på færde, Politikens Forlag (ISBN 9788740033441)
      Jeg kender mænd, der i perioder har kunnet samtlige tilbud i TV-Shop udenad og været dus med hovedpersonerne i enhver australsk sitcom sendt på en kabelkanal om natten.
      I know men who, in periods, have known all offers in TV-Shop by rote and been highly familiar with the protagonists in each Australian sitcom sent on a cable-channel in the night.
    • 1982, Det Danske bogmarked
      De fleste af vore seriøse forlag er eller har været mere end dus med begrebet.
      Most of our serious publishers are or have been more than familiar with the concept.
    • 2011, Jesper Kaae, Gratis CMS med Joomla (2. udg), Libris Media A/S (ISBN 9788778439321), page 81
      Og faktisk skal du også helst være dus med et billedredigeringsprogram som f. eks. Photoshop.
      And in fact, you should, preferably, be familiar with an image editor like Photoshop.

Usage notes[edit]

The formal De is all but abandoned outside of certain very impersonal contexts, and using du is never rude.

Coordinate terms[edit]


Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch dos, dus, from Old Dutch thus, from Proto-Germanic *þus.

Adverb[edit]

dus

  1. thus, so, ergo

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

dus

  1. first-person singular past historic of devoir
  2. second-person singular past historic of devoir

Verb[edit]

dus m pl

  1. masculine plural of the past participle of devoir

Anagrams[edit]


Latvian[edit]

Verb[edit]

dus

  1. 3rd person singular present indicative form of dusēt
  2. 3rd person plural present indicative form of dusēt
  3. (with the particle lai) 3rd person singular imperative form of dusēt
  4. (with the particle lai) 3rd person plural imperative form of dusēt

Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

dus

  1. rafsi of dukse.

Miskito[edit]

Noun[edit]

dus

  1. tree

Norman[edit]

Verb[edit]

dus

  1. first-person singular preterite of d'ver

Northern Sami[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

dus

  1. locative of don

Old French[edit]

Noun[edit]

dus m

  1. inflection of duc:
    1. oblique plural
    2. nominative singular

Romanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

dus ‎(past participle of duce)

  1. gone, led

Declension[edit]


Romansch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (Puter, Vallader) duos

Etymology[edit]

From Latin duōs, masculine accusative of duo.

Numeral[edit]

dus m ‎(feminine duas)

  1. (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Sutsilvan, Surmiran, cardinal) two

Usage notes[edit]

Only Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, and Sutsilvan have a separate feminine form; in Surmiran, dus is epicene.