du

pers. Pron.
1. you; bist du es? is that you?; oft unübersetzt, z. B.: du, komm mal her come here a minute, will you?; du, du! tadelnd zu Kind: naughty, naughty; wie du mir, so ich dir Sprichw. an eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth; tit for tat umg.; per du sein say ‚du’ to each other; etwa be on familiar terms (mit jemandem with s.o.); deiner, dich, dir, duzen
2. umg. (man) you; wenn du das erlebt hast, ... if you’ve been through that
3. BIBL. thou altm. oder lit.; du sollst nicht töten thou shalt not kill
* * *
you; thou
* * *
[duː]
nt -(s), -(s)
"du", familiar form of address

jdm das Du anbieten — to suggest that sb uses "du" or the familiar form of address

* * *
1) ((used as the subject or object of a verb, or as the object of a preposition) the person(s) etc spoken or written to: You look well!; I asked you a question; Do you all understand?; Who came with you?) you
2) (used with a noun when calling someone something, especially something unpleasant: You idiot!; You fools!) you
3) (used as the object of a verb or preposition when the person(s) spoken or written to is/are the object(s) of an action he/they perform(s): Why are you looking at yourselves in the mirror?; You can dry yourself with this towel.) yourself
4) (an old word for `you' used only when addressing one person, especially God (usually Thou), as the subject of a verb: Thou, O God .; Thou shalt not kill!) thou
5) (an old word for you, occurring as the subject of a sentence.) ye
* * *
Du
<-[s], -[s]>
[ˈdu:]
nt you, “du” (familiar form of address)
jdm das \Du anbieten to suggest that sb use the familiar form of address [or uses the “du” form]
* * *
das; Du[s], Du[s] ‘du’ no art.; the familiar form ‘du’

jemandem das Du anbieten — suggest to somebody that he/she use [the familiar form] ‘du’ or the familiar form of address

* * *
du pers pr
1. you;
bist du es? is that you?; oft unübersetzt, z. B.:
du, komm mal her come here a minute, will you?;
du, du! tadelnd zu Kind: naughty, naughty;
wie du mir, so ich dir sprichw an eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth; tit for tat umg; deiner, dich, dir, duzen
2. umg (man) you;
wenn du das erlebt hast, … if you’ve been through that
3. BIBEL thou obs oder liter;
du sollst nicht töten thou shalt not kill
* * *
das; Du[s], Du[s] ‘du’ no art.; the familiar form ‘du’

jemandem das Du anbieten — suggest to somebody that he/she use [the familiar form] ‘du’ or the familiar form of address

* * *
pron.
thou pron.
you pron.

Deutsch-Englisch Wörterbuch. 2013.

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.