de = d feminine noun

de = of preposition

1de

feminine noun
feminine noun

English Translation of DE

: (letter) d

Related to DE

Sometimes Confused With: , (dar)

2de

preposition
preposition

English Translation of DE

1
(indicating connection or belonging) : of
la casa de PepePepe's house
el cuatro de abrilthe fourth of April, April fourth
la reina de Inglaterrathe Queen of England
el mejor de todosthe best of all
2
(indicating a quality or condition) : of
un asunto de gran importanciaa matter of great importance
un niño de tres añosa three-year-old boy
estoy de vacacionesI'm on vacation
3
(indicating content, material, or quantity) : of
un vaso de aguaa glass of water
una casa de ladrilloa brick house, a house made of brick
una gran cantidad de lluviaa large amount of rain
4
(indicating a source or starting point) : from
es de Managuashe's from Managua
salió del edificiohe left the building
5
(with time) : in, at
a las tres de la mañanaat three in the morning
salen de nochethey go out at night
6
(with numbers) : than
más de tresmore than three
7
(indicating a particular example) : of
el mes de juniothe month of June
8
(indicating a cause)
morirse de hambreto be dying of/from starvation
gritar de alegríato shout with/for joy
9
: about
libros de historiahistory books, books about history
10
(indicating purpose) : for
ropa de deportesportswear, athletic clothes
máquina de cosersewing machine
11
: as
ella trabaja de camionerashe works as a truck driver
12
: if
de haberlo sabidoif I had known
de continuar esta situaciónif this situation continues

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