English edit

Etymology edit

From Spanish and Portuguese dedo (digit, finger), from Old Spanish and Old Galician-Portuguese dedo, from Latin digitus, from Proto-Indo-European *deyǵ- (to show, to point out).

Noun edit

dedo (plural dedos)

  1. (historical) A traditional short Spanish unit of length, usually about equal to 1.75 cm.
  2. (historical) A traditional short Portuguese unit of length, usually about equal to 1.8 cm.

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Chavacano edit

Etymology edit

From Spanish dedo (finger).

Noun edit

dedo

  1. finger

Galician edit

Etymology edit

From Old Galician-Portuguese dedo, from Latin digitus. Cognate with Portuguese dedo, Spanish dedo and Catalan dit.

Noun edit

dedo m (plural dedos)

  1. finger
  2. toe
  3. digit
  4. jigger

Ladino edit

Etymology edit

From Old Spanish dedo, from Latin digitus.

Noun edit

dedo m (Latin spelling)

  1. (anatomy) finger

Latin edit

Etymology edit

From dē- +‎ (I give).

Pronunciation edit

Verb edit

dēdō (present infinitive dēdere, perfect active dēdidī, supine dēditum); third conjugation

  1. (transitive) to hand over, surrender, give up, consign, deliver, yield, abandon
    Synonyms: dēserō, relinquō, omittō, concēdō, cēdō, dēcēdō, dēstituō, dēficiō, oblīvīscor, linquō, dēsinō, dissimulō, trādō, addīcō, praetereō, neglegō, dēspondeō, pōnō, , reddō, remittō, permittō, dēferō, trānsferō, tribuō
  2. to devote, dedicate
    Synonyms: studeō, serviō

Conjugation edit

   Conjugation of dēdō (third conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present dēdō dēdis dēdit dēdimus dēditis dēdunt
imperfect dēdēbam dēdēbās dēdēbat dēdēbāmus dēdēbātis dēdēbant
future dēdam dēdēs dēdet dēdēmus dēdētis dēdent
perfect dēdidī dēdidistī dēdidit dēdidimus dēdidistis dēdidērunt,
dēdidēre
pluperfect dēdideram dēdiderās dēdiderat dēdiderāmus dēdiderātis dēdiderant
future perfect dēdiderō dēdideris dēdiderit dēdiderimus dēdideritis dēdiderint
passive present dēdor dēderis,
dēdere
dēditur dēdimur dēdiminī dēduntur
imperfect dēdēbar dēdēbāris,
dēdēbāre
dēdēbātur dēdēbāmur dēdēbāminī dēdēbantur
future dēdar dēdēris,
dēdēre
dēdētur dēdēmur dēdēminī dēdentur
perfect dēditus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect dēditus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect dēditus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present dēdam dēdās dēdat dēdāmus dēdātis dēdant
imperfect dēderem dēderēs dēderet dēderēmus dēderētis dēderent
perfect dēdiderim dēdiderīs dēdiderit dēdiderīmus dēdiderītis dēdiderint
pluperfect dēdidissem dēdidissēs dēdidisset dēdidissēmus dēdidissētis dēdidissent
passive present dēdar dēdāris,
dēdāre
dēdātur dēdāmur dēdāminī dēdantur
imperfect dēderer dēderēris,
dēderēre
dēderētur dēderēmur dēderēminī dēderentur
perfect dēditus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect dēditus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present dēde dēdite
future dēditō dēditō dēditōte dēduntō
passive present dēdere dēdiminī
future dēditor dēditor dēduntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives dēdere dēdidisse dēditūrum esse dēdī dēditum esse dēditum īrī
participles dēdēns dēditūrus dēditus dēdendus,
dēdundus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
dēdendī dēdendō dēdendum dēdendō dēditum dēditū

Derived terms edit

Descendants edit

  • Romanian: deda

References edit

  • dedo”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • dedo”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • dedo in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
  • dedo in Enrico Olivetti, editor (2003-2024) Dizionario Latino, Olivetti Media Communication
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to abandon oneself to inactivity and apathy: desidiae et languori se dedere
    • to devote oneself absolutely to the pursuit of pleasure: se totum voluptatibus dedere, tradere
    • to devote oneself entirely to literature: se totum litteris tradere, dedere
    • to abandon oneself to vice: animum vitiis dedere
    • to abandon oneself (entirely) to debauchery: se (totum) libidinibus dedere
    • to give up one's person and all one's possessions to the conqueror: se suaque omnia dedere victori

Old Galician-Portuguese edit

Etymology edit

Inherited from Latin digitum.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

dedo f (plural dedos)

  1. digit (finger or toe)

Descendants edit

  • Galician: dedo
  • Portuguese: dedo (see there for further descendants)

Portuguese edit

Etymology edit

Inherited from Old Galician-Portuguese dedo, from Latin digitus, from Proto-Indo-European *deyǵ- (to show, point out, pronounce solemnly). Doublet of dígito, which was borrowed. Compare Galician dedo, Spanish dedo, and Catalan dit.

Pronunciation edit

 

  • Rhymes: -edu
  • Hyphenation: de‧do
  • (file)

Noun edit

dedo m (plural dedos)

  1. digit, a part of the body inclusive of fingers or toes
  2. (informal, measure) finger, the width of a finger as an approximate unit of length
    adicione quatro dedos de leiteadd four fingers of milk
  3. (historical, measure) dedo, a traditional Portuguese unit of measurement about equal to 1.8 cm

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Slovak edit

Etymology edit

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *dědъ.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

dedo m anim (genitive singular deda, nominative plural dedovia, genitive plural dedov, declension pattern of chlap)

  1. old man
    Synonym: starec
  2. grandfather
    Synonym: starý otec
    Dedo MrázGrandfather Frost (inspired by the Russian Дед Мороз, a nonreligious variation of Santa)

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Further reading edit

  • dedo”, in Slovníkový portál Jazykovedného ústavu Ľ. Štúra SAV [Dictionary portal of the Ľ. Štúr Institute of Linguistics, Slovak Academy of Science] (in Slovak), https://slovnik.juls.savba.sk, 2024

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Etymology edit

Inherited from Old Spanish dedo, from Latin digitus, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *deyǵ- (to show, point out, pronounce solemnly). Doublet of dígito, which was borrowed rather than inherited. Cognate with Catalan dit, Galician and Portuguese dedo, French doigt, Italian dito, Romanian deget.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈdedo/ [ˈd̪e.ð̞o]
  • Audio (Colombia):(file)
  • Rhymes: -edo
  • Syllabification: de‧do

Noun edit

dedo m (plural dedos)

  1. finger
    El pan, el queso y la fruta con dos dedos comerás; con tres también podrás; mas con cuatro ya es cosa bruta.
    Bread, cheese and fruit with two fingers thou shalt eat; with three thou also mayest; but with four it is the stuff of brutes already.
  2. (anatomy) digit (a part of the body inclusive of fingers or toes)
  3. thimble (a small device to protect a thumb or finger during sewing)
  4. (informal) finger (the width of a finger as an approximate unit of length)
  5. (historical) dedo (a traditional Spanish unit of measurement about equal to 1.75 cm)

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