dudum

AlbanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From *dum-dum, root doubling of Proto-Albanian *dubna, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰeubʰ- (to whisk, smoke, darken, obscure). Close to Old Norse dumbr (dumb), German dumm (dumb, stupid), Greek τυφλός (tyflós, blind).

NounEdit

dudum m

  1. dum, stupid, foolish person
Related termsEdit

LatinEdit

AdverbEdit

dūdum (not comparable)

  1. a short time ago, a little while ago, not long since
  2. before, formerly, previously

ReferencesEdit

  • dudum in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
Last modified on 19 March 2014, at 10:03