The Alternative Swedish Dictionary: dom

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Entry definition

dom pronunciation
  • noun 1-2. /dum/
  • noun 3. /doːm/
  • pronoun {{audio}}
  • pronoun /dɔm/
etymology 1 From Old Norse dómr, from Proto-Germanic *dōmaz, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰóh₁mos 〈*dʰóh₁mos〉.
noun: {{sv-noun}}
  1. (legal) conviction, judgement of court, sentence, verdict, doom
  2. doomsday, the final judgement domedagen judgement day
related terms:
  • döma
etymology 2 From Latin domus.
noun: {{sv-noun}}
  1. dome
etymology 3 {{rfe}}
pronoun: {{head}}
  1. (colloquial) they, them
In informal language it can be found, that de is pronounced "dom" when reading texts aloud.
Alternative forms: de (nominative case), di (nominative case, strongly dialectal), dem (objective case)

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