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3 letters words from 'dei'

DEI 4DIE 4
IDE 4 

2 letters words from 'dei'

DE 3DI 3
ED 3ID 3

All 3 letters words made out of dei

dei edi die ide eid ied

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word dei. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in dei.

Definitions and meaning of dei

dei

Basque

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /dei̯/, [d̪e̞i̯]

Noun

dei inan

  1. call, appeal
  2. call (telephone conversation)
  3. announcement
  4. (law) summons

Declension

Verb

dei

  1. Infinitive of deitu.

Further reading

  • “dei” in Euskaltzaindiaren Hiztegia, euskaltzaindia.eus
  • “dei” in Orotariko Euskal Hiztegia, euskaltzaindia.eus

Bourguignon

Etymology

From Latin deus.

Noun

dei m (plural deis, feminine déôsse)

  1. a god

See also

  • Dei, the monotheist God of the Bible

Catalan

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic, Central, Valencian) IPA(key): /ˈdɛj/

Noun

dei f (plural deis)

  1. dey (clarification of this definition is needed)

Edopi

Noun

dei

  1. cassowary

Further reading

  • Heljä & Duane Clouse, Kirikiri and the Western Lakes Plains Languages (1993)

Galician

Verb

dei

  1. first-person singular preterite indicative of dar

Ido

Noun

dei

  1. plural of deo

Italian

Etymology 1

Derived from di (of, possession preposition) + i (the, definite masculine plural article)

Alternative forms

  • de' (truncation)

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈdej/
  • Hyphenation: déi
  • Rhymes: -ei

Contraction

dei

  1. contraction of di i; of the, from the

Etymology 2

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Alternative forms

  • dèi

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈdɛj/
  • Hyphenation: dèi
  • Rhymes: -ɛi

Noun

dei m pl (archaic dii)

  1. plural of dio
Usage notes

The form of the definite article used with this word is gli.

Etymology 3

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈdɛj/
  • Hyphenation: dèi
  • Rhymes: -ɛi

Verb

dei

  1. (also poetic) Obsolete form of devi, second-person singular present indicative of dovere

Anagrams

  • -ide, die, diè

Japanese

Romanization

dei

  1. Rōmaji transcription of でい

Latin

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈde.iː/, [ˈd̪eiː]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈde.i/, [ˈd̪ɛːi]

Noun

deī

  1. inflection of deus:
    1. nominative/vocative plural
    2. genitive singular

Verb

deī

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of deeō

Lindu

Noun

dei

  1. bunch; cluster

Low German

Alternative forms

  • de

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈdɛɪ̯/, /ˈdaɪ̯/

Article

dei

  1. Alternative form of de

Mandarin

Romanization

dei

  1. Nonstandard spelling of dēi.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of děi.

Usage notes

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

Middle English

Etymology 1

Noun

dei

  1. Alternative form of day

Etymology 2

Pronoun

dei

  1. Alternative form of þei (they)

Etymology 3

Noun

dei

  1. Alternative form of dee

Navajo

Adverb

dei

  1. up, upward

Related terms

  • deigo

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

From Old Norse þeir.

Pronunciation

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

Article

dei

  1. the (plural form of den and det, usually used in front of adjectives modifying plural nouns)

Determiner

dei

  1. those; plural of den

Pronoun

dei (genitive deira)

  1. they
  2. those

See also

References

  • “dei” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Old French

Noun

dei m (oblique plural deis, nominative singular deis, nominative plural dei)

  1. (Anglo-Norman) Alternative form of doit (finger)

Old Frisian

Alternative forms

Etymology

From Proto-West Germanic *dagaz

Noun

dei m

  1. day

Inflection

Descendants

  • North Frisian: däi
    Föhr-Amrum: dai
  • Saterland Frisian: Dai
  • West Frisian: dei

Pennsylvania German

Etymology

From Middle High German and Old High German din. Compare German dein, English thy.

Adjective

dei

  1. (possessive) your

Inflection


Portuguese

Pronunciation

Verb

dei

  1. first-person singular preterite indicative of dar

Scots

Alternative forms

  • dee (more common)

Etymology

From Middle English die, from Old Norse deyja.

Verb

dei (third-person singular present deis, present participle deiin, past deid, past participle deed)

  1. (South Scots) to die

Sicilian

Alternative forms

  • dii

Noun

dei m

  1. plural of deu
  2. plural of diu

Sranan Tongo

Etymology

From English day.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /dei̯/

Noun

dei

  1. day

Derived terms

  • deinen

Welsh

Alternative forms

  • deui (literary)
  • doi

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /dei̯/

Verb

dei

  1. (colloquial) second-person singular future of dod

Mutation

Noun

dei

  1. Soft mutation of tei.

Mutation


West Frisian

Etymology

From Old Frisian dei

Pronunciation

IPA(key): /dɛi̯/, /dai̯/

Noun

dei c (plural dagen)

  1. day
  2. date

Derived terms

  • hjoeddeisk

Further reading

  • “dei”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011

Yola

Noun

dei

  1. Alternative form of die

Source: wiktionary.org
  • DEUS, god.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)