See also: ADO, Ado, adó, adö, and -ado

English edit

Etymology edit

From Northern Middle English at do (to do), infinitive of do, don (to do), see do. Influenced by an Old Norse practice of marking the infinitive by using the preposition at, att (compare Danish at gå (to go)). More at at, do.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /əˈduː/
    • (file)
  • Rhymes: -uː

Noun edit

ado (uncountable)

  1. trouble; troublesome business; fuss, commotion
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:commotion

Usage notes edit

Ado is mostly used in set phrases, such as without further ado or much ado about nothing.

Translations edit

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See also edit

References edit

Anagrams edit

Afar edit

Alternative forms edit

  • (Southern dialects) aadó

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /aˈdo/, [ʔʌˈdɔ]
  • Hyphenation: a‧do

Noun edit

adó f 

  1. (Northern dialects) generation
  2. (Northern dialects) era

Declension edit

Declension of adó
absolutive adó
predicative adó
subjective adó
genitive adó
Postpositioned forms
l-case adól
k-case adók
t-case adót
h-case adóh

References edit

  • E. M. Parker, R. J. Hayward (1985) “ado”, in An Afar-English-French dictionary (with Grammatical Notes in English), University of London, →ISBN

Ambonese Malay edit

Lemma edit

ado

  1. expression of annoyance

French edit

Etymology edit

Clipping of adolescent.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

ado m or f by sense (plural ados)

  1. (colloquial) teen, teenager

Gun edit

Etymology edit

Cognate with Saxwe Gbe ado, Adja edu.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

àdó

  1. wall

Pali edit

Alternative forms edit

Verb edit

ado

  1. second-person singular aorist active of dadāti (to give)

Scots edit

Verb edit

ado

  1. Alternative form of adae

Noun edit

ado (plural adoes or ado's)

  1. Alternative form of adae

References edit

Sidamo edit

 
Ado.

Etymology edit

From Proto-Cushitic. Cognates include Burji ada, Hadiyya ado and Kambaata ado.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈado/
  • Hyphenation: a‧do

Noun edit

ado f (uncountable)

  1. milk

References edit

  • Kazuhiro Kawachi (2007) A grammar of Sidaama (Sidamo), a Cushitic language of Ethiopia, page 62
  • Gizaw Shimelis, editor (2007), “ado”, in Sidaama-Amharic-English dictionary, Addis Ababa: Sidama Information and Culture department

Ternate edit

Pronunciation edit

Verb edit

ado

  1. (intransitive) to arrive

Conjugation edit

Conjugation of ado
Singular Plural
Inclusive Exclusive
1st toado foado miado
2nd noado niado
3rd Masculine oado iado, yoado
Feminine moado
Neuter iado
- archaic

References edit

  • Rika Hayami-Allen (2001) A descriptive study of the language of Ternate, the northern Moluccas, Indonesia, University of Pittsburgh

Ye'kwana edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Spanish arroz.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

ado

  1. rice

References edit

  • Cáceres, Natalia (2011) “ado”, in Grammaire Fonctionnelle-Typologique du Ye’kwana[1], Lyon