unde

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See also: undé and -unde

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse unna, from Proto-Germanic *unnaną. Cognate with Icelandic unna, Faroese unna, Norwegian unne, related to Danish yndig, ynde, gunst, Swedish verb gynna, German gönnen.

Verb[edit]

unde

  1. (transitive) to find joy in a fortune enjoyed by another; to feel that another has deserved something
    • 2011, Sara Blædel, Kald mig prinsesse, Art People (ISBN 9788771082999)
      Under jeg hende ikke at blive lykkelig? tænkte hun.
    • 2017, Diana Benneweis, Alting har sin pris, Lindhardt og Ringhof (ISBN 9788711587638)
      Jeg er sikker på og glad for, at Ilse fik en oplevelse for livet. Det under jeg hende.
    • 2000, En lykkelig kvinde: roman, Gyldendal A/S (ISBN 9788700397682), page 11
      Min kollega Miriam trænger til aflastning og det under jeg hende fuldt ud.
    • 1837, Hans Christian Andersen, Improvisatoren: original roman i to dele, page 214
      Det var daarligt gjort!' svarede han og loe, nei, da under jeg hende en bedre Mand, end mig.'
    • 2017, Marie Louise Fischer, Tvillingerne, Lindhardt og Ringhof (ISBN 9788711484678)
      Den triumf under jeg hende ikke.
  2. (obsolete) to like, to love
    • 1862, Danmarks gamle folkeviser, page 25
      Valdemar lader Tove kalde, byder hende sidde hos og spørger hende, hvor vel hun under Sofie, hvortil Тove svarer: Saa vel under jeg hende som min egen Søn Кristoffer; jeg vil give hende Gangeren graa og Dronningenavnet oven i Кjøbet.
    • 2016, Thit Jensen, Jørgen Lykke: bind 2, Lindhardt og Ringhof (ISBN 9788711492345)
       » Da under jeg hende bedre end Albrecht Skeel.«

Interlingue[edit]

Noun[edit]

unde (plural undes)

  1. wave (in various senses)

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

For *cunde, from a declination of quī (which, what, where) and a demonstrative suffix -de. See ubi for the loss of c.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

unde (not comparable)

  1. whence, from where
    Unde venīs?
    Where do you come from?

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

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References[edit]

  • unde in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • unde in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • unde in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • it follows from this that..: ex quo, unde, hinc efficitur ut
    • but to return from the digression we have been making: sed redeat, unde aberravit oratio
    • but to return from the digression we have been making: sed ad id, unde digressi sumus, revertamur
    • but to return from the digression we have been making: verum ut ad id, unde digressa est oratio, revertamur
    • I have no means, no livelihood: non habeo, qui (unde) vivam

Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin unda.

Noun[edit]

unde f (oblique plural undes, nominative singular unde, nominative plural undes)

  1. wave (motion of a liquid)

Descendants[edit]


Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin unde.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

unde

  1. where
    Unde ai fost ieri?
    Where were you yesterday?

Derived terms[edit]