The Caribbean Dictionary

dem
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Pronoun
Them - third person plural
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de, dem de, dende, dey
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Pronoun
Those or these. The plural form of 'that' or 'this'.
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dende
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Adjective
A modifying suffix used to pluralise nouns.
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natyboops Jan 14, 2009
In the Virgin Islands, dem is used to make a plural like in "mangoose-dem". It is also used to associate people and form a plural from one person's name such as "Lisa-dem" or "Lisa an dem" meaning "Lisa and the rest of the group" or "Lisa and the family".
G Apr 30, 2022
These/those
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