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Definitions of "Dem"



1. Dem (Pronoun)


English Translation

those


Example Sentences

Patois: Dem a di karec one
English: Those are the correct one




posted by anonymous on September 5, 2019


2. Dem (Pronoun)


English Translation

they


Example Sentences

Patois: Dem a cum
English: They are coming




posted by anonymous on August 23, 2019



3. Dem


English Translation

They, them


Example Sentences

Patois: Dem a cum now
English: They are coming now




posted by Elise on July 15, 2019


4. Dem


English Translation

n/a


Definition

used to pluralise nouns, sometimes used even with words that are already in plural form.


Example Sentences

Patois: Mek sure seh yu get all a di book dem
English: Make sure that you get all the book

Patois: Watch how di people dem a gwaan!
English: Look at how the people are behaving!




posted by JamGirl on June 1, 2014


5. Dem (Pronoun)


English Translation

Them


Example Sentences

(patois) wholla dem
(english) All of them




posted by anonymous on April 25, 2013