Last modified on 7 July 2014, at 22:30
See also: DOE

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English do, from Old English (female deer), from Proto-Germanic *dajjǭ (female deer, mother deer), from Proto-Germanic *dajjaną (to suckle), from Proto-Indo-European *dʰēy- (to suck (milk), to suckle). Cognate with Scots da, dae (female deer), Alemannic German (doe), Danish (deer, doe), Sanskrit धेनुः (dhénā, cow, milk-cow), Old English dēon (to suckle), Old English delu (teat). Related also to fellatio, filial, fetus.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

doe (plural does)

  1. A female deer; also used of similar animals such as reindeer, antelope, goat.
  2. A female fallow deer.
  3. A female rabbit.
  4. A female hare.
  5. A female squirrel.
  6. A female kangaroo

SynonymsEdit

  • (female deer): hind (female red deer)
  • (female kangaroo): blue flyer (female red kangaroo)

TranslationsEdit

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VerbEdit

doe

  1. Archaic spelling of do.
    • 1620 Mayflower Compact
      ...a voyage to plant ye first colonie in ye Northerne parts of Virginia, doe by these presents solemnly & mutualy in ye presence of God...

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DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

doe

  1. first-person singular present indicative of doen
  2. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of doen
  3. imperative of doen

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LimburgishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch thū, from Proto-Germanic *þū. Related to English thou.

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

doe

  1. (personal) thou, you (singular)

InflectionEdit

Singular Dual Plural
nominative doe, se jee geer, g'r
genitive diener, diens öcher öcher
locative diches öches öches
vocative de! jee! jee!
dative dir öch öch
accusative¹ dich öch öch
  • Dative is nowadays obsolete, use accusative instead.

PortugueseEdit

VerbEdit

doe

  1. first-person singular present tense conjunctive of doar
  2. third-person singular present tense imperative of doar
  3. third-person singular present tense conjunctive of doar

WelshEdit

Alternative formsEdit

AdverbEdit

doe

  1. yesterday

West FrisianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Related to Old English þā (then, at that time).

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

doe

  1. then, at that time (which is presumably in the past)
    Doe, saken wienen net lykas no. Then, things were not like now.