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Dem

Dem

See also: dem, DEM, dêm, dëm, dem., and -dem

English

Noun

Dem (plural Dems)

  1. Short for Democrat.

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Danish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /dɛm/, [d̥ɛm] or IPA(key): /dəm/, [d̥əm]

Pronoun

Dem

  1. (personal, formal) you (object pronoun: the person being addressed)

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Norwegian Bokmål

Pronoun

Dem

  1. accusative of De

dem

dem

See also: Dem, DEM, dêm, dëm, dem., -dem, đêm, and đếm

English

Pronoun

dem

  1. Nonstandard form of them.
    • 2007, February 25, “Sia Michel”, in Stephen Marley in Tallahassee, M.I.A. in India and Klaxons on Fire:
      Go tell dem natty dreadlocks no wear handcuff,” advises Damian Marley, his guest star and younger brother, who accuses the officers of jealousy.

Determiner

dem

  1. Nonstandard form of them. (in the sense of "those")
    What are dem fings doing 'ere?
  2. (Carribean, MLE, slang) (clitic, postfix) A group of.

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Albanian

Etymology

From Proto-Albanian *dama, from Proto-Indo-European *dm̥h₂-ó- (bull) (compare Irish damh, Greek δάμαλος (dámalos, calf)), from *demh₂- (to tame) (compare Latin domō, English tame).

Noun

dem m (indefinite plural dema, definite singular demi)

  1. bull
  2. main load-bearing beam in a floor

Synonyms


Danish

Pronoun

dem (nominative de, possessive deres)

  1. them (3rd person plural, objective case)

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German

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /deːm/ (stressed)
  • IPA(key): /dem/, /dəm/ (unstressed)

Article

dem (definite)

  1. the; dative singular masculine of der
  2. the; dative singular neuter of der

Declension

German definite articles
Masculine Feminine Neuter Plural
Nominative der die das die
Genitive des der des der
Dative dem der dem den
Accusative den die das die

Pronoun

dem (relative)

  1. dative singular masculine of der
  2. dative singular neuter of der

Declension

Declension of der
masculine feminine neuter plural
nominative der die das die
genitive dessen deren
younger also: derer
dessen derer
deren
dative dem der dem denen
accusative den die das die

Derived terms


Irish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /dʲɛmˠ/

Contraction

dem (triggers lenition)

  1. (Munster) Contraction of de mo (from my).
    Chrochas dem ghualainn é.
    I suspended it from my shoulder.

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Kurdish

Etymology

From Proto-Indo-European *dī-, cognate with English time, Welsh dydd, Albanian ditë, Old Armenian տի (ti) and Sanskrit दीति (dīti, brightness; time).

Noun

dem f

  1. time

Latin

Verb

dem

  1. first-person singular present active subjunctive of

Lojban

Rafsi

dem

  1. rafsi of denmi.

Luxembourgish

Determiner

dem m

  1. unstressed form of deem

Declension

Luxembourgish definite articles
masculine feminine neuter plural
nom./acc. deen (den) déi (d') dat (d') déi (d')
dative deem (dem) där (der) deem (dem) deen (den)

Nigerian Pidgin

Etymology

From English them.

Pronoun

dem

  1. them, they

Norwegian Bokmål

Pronoun

dem

  1. them

Pitcairn-Norfolk

Pronoun

dem

  1. them

References


Turkish

Etymology

From Old Turkic tam-, from Proto-Turkic *täm- (to drip).

Noun

dem

  1. breath
  2. dew