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See also Den, dēn, dèn, and deň

English

Noun

Singular
den

Plural
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den ({{{1}}})
  1. The home of certain animals.
    Daniel was put into the lions’ den.
  2. (Can we verify(+) this sense?) (US) The living room of a house.
  3. A comfortable room not used for formal entertaining.

Etymology

Old English denn

Pronunciation

Synonyms

Translations

Verb

Infinitive
to den

Third person singular
den

Simple past
ed

Past participle
-

Present participle
n

to den (third-person singular simple present den, present participle n, simple past and past participle ed)
  1. (reflexive) To ensconce or hide oneself in (or as in) a den.

Czech

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *dьnь.

Pronunciation

Noun

den m. (inanimate)

  1. day

Declension

Derived terms


Danish

Pronoun

den (genitive: dens)

  1. it

Definite article

den singular (plural: de)

  1. the (used before an adjective preceding a noun)
    bilen - the car; den røde bil - the red car

Pronoun

den

  1. (demonstrative) that

Related terms


Dutch

Noun

den m. (plural dennen, diminutive dennetje)

  1. pine, pine tree

Article

den (definite)

  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Dative (singular or plural) masculine form of de.
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Dative (singular) neuter form of het.
    In den beginne schiep God den hemel en de aarde — In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth
  3. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Accusative singular masculine form of de.
    De baron gaf den koetsier een wenk en het rijtuig rolde heen. — The baron gave the coachman a sign and the carriage rode away. (from the story Gaston von Frankrijk by J.J.A. Goeverneur)

Usage notes

The use of den was dropped from written Dutch during the spelling reform of 1947; de is now used instead.

Declension

Dutch definite article
Masculine Feminine Neuter Plural
Nominative de de het de
Genitive des der des der
Dative den de den den
Accusative den de het de


Usage notes

Normally only the nominative is used; other forms are archaic but survive in a number of idiomatic expressions.


German

Pronunciation

Article

den (definite)[[Category:Template:lang:de articles|den]]

  1. the; Accusative masculine singular of der.
  2. the; Dative plural for all genders 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

den (relative)[[Category:Template:lang:de relative pronoun forms|den]]

  1. that; whom; Accusative singular of der.

Japanese

Noun

den (hiragana でん)

  1. : legend, tradition, life, biography, comment, communication
  2. : electric
  3. : rice paddy

Mandarin

Pinyin syllable

den

  1. A transliteration of any of a number of Chinese characters properly represented as having either of two tones, dēn or dèn.

Usage notes

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


Norwegian

Pronoun

den (genitive dens)

  1. it; third person singular, masculine/feminine gender. Nominative, accusative or dative.

Pronoun

den n.

  1. (demonstrative pronoun) that

Article

den n.

  1. The; only used if there is an adjective in front of the noun.
    bilen: the car → den røde bilen: the red car

Related terms


Spanish

Verb

den (infinitive: dar)

  1. Second-person plural (ustedes) present subjunctive form of dar.
  2. Third-person plural (ellos, ellas, also used with ustedes?) present subjunctive form of dar.
  3. Second-person plural (“ustedes”) imperative form of dar.

Swedish

Pronunciation

Pronoun

den (nominative, accusative, and dative third person singular common gender inanimate, genitive dess)

  1. it

Pronoun

den c. (demonstrative)

  1. that

Article

den c. (definite)

  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) the
    den röda bilen - “the red car”

Related terms

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