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3 letters words from 'dit'

DIT 4TID 4

2 letters words from 'dit'

DI 3ID 3
IT 2TI 2

All 3 letters words made out of dit

dit idt dti tdi itd tid

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Definitions and meaning of dit

dit

Pronunciation

  • enPR: dĭt, IPA(key): /dɪt/
  • Rhymes: -ɪt

Etymology 1

From Middle English ditten, dütten, from Old English dyttan (to stop up, close), from Proto-Germanic *duttijaną, from *duttaz (wisp), akin to Icelandic ditta. Related to Old English dott (dot, point). More at dot.

Verb

dit (third-person singular simple present dits, present participle ditting, simple past and past participle ditted)

  1. (Britain dialectal, Northern England) To stop up; block (an opening); close (compare Scots dit).
  2. (obsolete) To close up.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Dr. H. More to this entry?)
Related terms
  • dottle

Etymology 2

Variant of dite.

Noun

dit (plural dits)

  1. (obsolete, rare) A ditty, a little melody.
    • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, II.vi:
      No bird, but did her shrill notes sweetly sing; / No song but did containe a louely dit: / Trees, braunches, birds, and songs were framed fit [...].
  2. (obsolete) A word; a decree.

Etymology 3

Imitative.

Noun

dit (plural dits)

  1. The spoken representation of a dot in radio and telegraph Morse code.
Translations

See also

  • dah

Etymology 4

Shortening.

Noun

dit (plural dits)

  1. (information theory) decimal digit

Etymology 5

From French dit (called). Doublet of ditto.

Adjective

dit (not comparable)

  1. (Canada, obsolete) Indicator of a declared surname originating from Canadian French.

Anagrams

  • DTI, IDT, TDI, TID, it'd, tid

Afrikaans

Etymology

From Dutch dit (this), from Middle Dutch dit, from Old Dutch thit.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /dɨt/

Pronoun

dit (possessive sy)

  1. it, this, that (subject and object)
    1. referring to the context
    2. referring to something seen or heard in the real world
    3. referring to non-personal singular nouns

Usage notes

  • Dit is is commonly contracted to dis, both in speech and writing: Dis ’n huis.

Synonyms

  • (referring to something seen or heard): hierdie; daardie (both more demonstrative)
  • (referring to non-personal singulars): hy, hom

Related terms

  • die, dié

See also


Aromanian

Alternative forms

  • ditu, ditru, din

Etymology

From Latin de-inter.

Preposition

dit

  1. from

Related terms

  • dintrã
  • ditrã

Breton

Pronoun

dit

  1. second-person singular of da

Catalan

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic, Central, Valencian) IPA(key): /ˈdit/
  • Rhymes: -it

Etymology 1

From Old Occitan, from Latin digitus.

Noun

dit m (plural dits)

  1. finger

Derived terms

Etymology 2

From Old Occitan, from Latin dictus.

Verb

dit m (feminine dida, masculine plural dits, feminine plural dides)

  1. past participle of dir

Danish

Pronoun

dit (common din, plural dine)

  1. (possessive) neuter singular of din

See also


Dutch

Etymology

From Middle Dutch dit, from Old Dutch thit. Cognate with German dies.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /dɪt/

Determiner

dit

  1. this (neuter); referring to a thing or a person closer by.

Inflection


Derived terms

  • ditmaal

Pronoun

dit n

  1. (demonstrative) this, this here

Usage notes

This pronoun can combine with a preposition to form a pronominal adverb. When this occurs, it is changed into its adverbial/locative counterpart hier. See also Category:Dutch pronominal adverbs.


French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /di/

Etymology 1

From Old French dit, from Latin dictus.

Verb

dit m (feminine singular dite, masculine plural dits, feminine plural dites)

  1. past participle of dire
  2. (in names) Indicating a surname used as a family name.
Derived terms

Etymology 2

From Latin dīcit, third-person singular present active indicative of dīcō.

Verb

dit

  1. third-person singular present indicative of dire
  2. third-person singular past historic of dire

Friulian

Etymology

From Latin dictus, dictum.

Verb

dit

  1. past participle of

Adjective

dit

  1. said

Noun

dit m (plural dits)

  1. saying, maxim

German

Alternative forms

  • düt

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /dɪt/, /dʏt/

Pronoun

dit

  1. (colloquial, dialectal, north-eastern Germany, including Berlin) Synonym of das

Louisiana Creole French

Etymology

From French dire (to tell), compare Haitian Creole di.

Verb

dit

  1. to tell

References

  • Alcée Fortier, Louisiana Folktales

Low German

Alternative forms

  • düt

Pronoun

dit n

  1. this

See also

  • disse (dissen)

Middle Dutch

Etymology 1

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronoun

dit

  1. this

Etymology 2

See the etymology of the main entry.

Determiner

dit

  1. neuter nominative/accusative singular of dese

Further reading

  • “dit”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • Verwijs, E.; Verdam, J. (1885–1929) , “dit”, in Middelniederlandsch Woordenboek, The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, →ISBN

North Frisian

Article

dit

  1. (Sylt) the (definite article for singular neuter nouns)

See also

  • di (Sylt; common gender singular)
  • dåt (Mooring; neuter gender singular)

Norwegian

Adverb

dit

  1. to that place; thither

Occitan

Alternative forms

  • det

Etymology

From Latin digitus.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [dit]

Noun

dit m (plural dits)

  1. finger

Old French

Etymology 1

From Latin dictum.

Noun

dit m (oblique plural diz or ditz, nominative singular diz or ditz, nominative plural dit)

  1. word
  2. story; tale
Synonyms
  • conte
  • lai

Etymology 2

From Latin dictus.

Verb

dit

  1. past participle of dire
  2. third-person singular present indicative of dire
  3. third-person singular past historic of dire
Descendants
  • French: dit

Scots

Alternative forms

  • dyt
  • ditt

Etymology

From Early Scots ditt or dyt, from Old English dyttan.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈdɪt/
  • (Hawick) IPA(key): /ˈdɪʔ/

Verb

dit (third-person singular present dits, present participle ditin, past ditt, past participle ditt)

  1. to close (especially of a door or mouth)
  2. to block or stop up (of an opening)
  3. to obstruct, especially from view
  4. to darken or dim (in the sense of obscuring light)
  5. of the sun: to sink or to be obscured by clouds

Swedish

Pronunciation

Adverb

dit (not comparable)

  1. there; to that place; that way, in that direction; thither

See also

  • där
  • hit

Anagrams

  • tid

West Frisian

Determiner

dit

  1. neuter singular of dizze

Source: wiktionary.org
  • (Scots) to block.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)