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Det

Det

See also: det, DET, dét, dêt, dệt, det., and Det.

English

Abbreviation

Det

  1. (grammar) determiner
  2. Detective
  3. (military, US) detachment

det

det

See also: Det, DET, dét, dêt, dệt, det., and Det.

Translingual

Symbol

det

  1. (mathematics) determinant function

Albanian

Alternative forms

  • dejt, deejt, dejët

Etymology

Shortening of dialectal dēt (South Gheg), from archaic dejt, dejët (Arbëreshë), from Proto-Albanian *deubeta, from pre-Albanian *dʰéubetos, enlargement of Proto-Indo-European *dʰeubos ‘deep’ (compare English deep, Lithuanian dubùs).

Noun

det m (indefinite plural dete, definite singular deti)

  1. sea

Danish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /de/, [d̥e]

Article

det n (common den, plural de)

  1. (definite) the (used before an adjective preceding a noun)
    huset - the house; det gule hus - the yellow house

Pronoun

det n (common den, plural de)

  1. (demonstrative) that
  2. (personal) it

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German

Alternative forms

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /dɛt/, /dət/, /dæt/

Etymology

Borrowing from Low German det and Borrowing from Low German dät.

Article

det

  1. (colloquial, Berlin-Brandenburg) Alternative form of das
    Gibste mir ma’ det Wasser?
    Could you pass me the water?

Pronoun

det

  1. (colloquial, Berlin-Brandenburg) Alternative form of das
    Det weeß ik nich'.
    I don't know that.
  2. (colloquial, Berlin-Brandenburg, neuter nominative) it

Irish

Alternative forms

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /dʲɛt̪ˠ/

Contraction

det (triggers lenition)

  1. (Munster) Contraction of de do (from your sg).
    Ar chuiris det chroí é?
    Did you get it off one’s chest?

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Latin

Verb

det

  1. third-person singular present active subjunctive of

Lojban

Rafsi

det

  1. rafsi of detri.

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

From Old Norse þat.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈdeː/ - (stressed)
  • IPA(key): /də/ - (unstressed)

Pronoun

det (genitive dets)

  1. it; third person singular, neuter gender. Nominative, accusative or dative.
    er det det det er - is that what it is

Pronoun

det n

  1. (demonstrative pronoun) that

Article

det n

  1. the; only used if there is an adjective in front of the noun
    huset: the house → det røde huset: the red house

Related terms

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References


Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

From Old Norse þat.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /deː/ (example of pronunciation)

Pronoun

det

  1. it; third person singular, neuter gender
    er det det det er - is that what it is

Pronoun

det n

  1. (demonstrative pronoun) that

Article

det n

  1. the; only used if there is an adjective in front of the noun
    Dei bur i det kvite huset der borte.
    They live in the white house over there.

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References


Occitan

Alternative forms

Etymology

From Old Provençal, from Latin digitus.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [det]

Noun

det m (plural dets)

  1. finger

Romansch

Etymology

From Latin digitus (finger, toe).

Noun

det m (plural dets)

  1. (anatomy) finger

Noun

det m (plural dets)

  1. death

Swedish

Etymology

From Old Swedish þæt, dhet‚ from Old Norse þat, from Proto-Germanic *þat, from Proto-Indo-European *tod, nominative and accusative singular neuter of *só.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /deː/
  • Homophones: D, d, de
  • IPA(key): /rɛ/ (colloquial, not in the beginning of a sentence)
  • IPA(key): /ɛtː/ (colloquial, not in the beginning of a sentence)
  • Homophones: ett, ätt
  • IPA(key): /deːt/ (only if pronunciated, seldom used colloquially)
  • Rhymes: -eː

Pronoun

det n

  1. It; third-person singular, referring to nouns of neuter gender. Nominative, accusative or dative
  2. it; the impersonal pronoun, used without referent as the subject of an impersonal verb or statement
    Det regnar.
    It is raining.
  3. it; the impersonal pronoun, used as a placeholder for a delayed subject or object
    Jag visste det!
    I knew it!

Usage notes

Impersonal pronoun
This is not used to declare what time it is: instead use either an explicit klockan ("the clock") or either of den or hon.

Declension

See also

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈdeː/
  • IPA(key): /ˈdeːt/

Pronoun

det n

  1. (demonstrative) that

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /də/
  • /dət/ rare

Article

det n

  1. the; only used if there is an adjective in front of the noun.
    huset: the house → det röda huset: the red house

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Venetian

Alternative forms

Etymology

From Latin digitus

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [det]

Noun

det m (plural deđi)

  1. finger
  2. toe

Related terms

  • man (hand)
  • ongia (nail)
  • , pìe (foot)

Volapük

Noun

det (plural dets)

  1. right (all senses?)

Declension