EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Clipping of deodorant.

NounEdit

deo (countable and uncountable, plural deos)

  1. (informal, rare) deodorant
    • 2005, Drum: A Magazine of Africa for Africa (issues 687-694, page 32)
      Some men complain their deos don't work after regular use. Your underarm area can build up immunity to the same product. Alternating two deos can give you total protection.
    • 2014, Damodar Mall, Supermarketwala: Secrets To Winning Consumer India:
      He brandishes a can of deodorant (deo) spray as he says this, grinning all the time. 'I started using this about two years ago. I didn't realise deos can be so useful in controlling sweating and keeping me feeling fresh. []
    • 2014, Julia Franck, West:
      'Maybe it's a teeny bit embarrassing, but seeing that we're good friends, Jabłonovska, don't you use any deo?' 'Any what?' 'Deo. Deodorant.' She pronounced the final T sharply and distinctly.

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DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Clipping of deodorant.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈdeː(j)oː/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: deo
  • Rhymes: -eːoː

NounEdit

deo m (plural deo's, diminutive deootje n)

  1. deodorant

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IdoEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English deityFrench déitéItalian deitàSpanish deidad.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

deo (plural dei)

  1. God, a god, a deity

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IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish dead (end).

NounEdit

deo

  1. Only used in go deo

IstriotEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin deus.

NounEdit

deo m (plural dai, feminine dea)

  1. god
    • 1877, Antonio Ive, Canti popolari istriani: raccolti a Rovigno, volume 5, Ermanno Loescher, page 40:
      Ti me pari oûna dea infra li dai,
      You seem to me a goddess among the gods,

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LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

deō

  1. dative/ablative singular of deus

Old High GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-West Germanic *þeu.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

deo m

  1. servant

SardinianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin ego, from Proto-Italic *egō, from Proto-Indo-European *éǵh₂.

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

deo (first person singular, plural nos, possessive meu, dative mi, accusative me)

  1. I (first person pronoun)

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Serbo-CroatianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *dělъ.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /dêo/
  • Hyphenation: de‧o

NounEdit

dȅo m (Cyrillic spelling де̏о)

  1. (Bosnia, Serbia) part

DeclensionEdit


SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Clipping of deodorant.

NounEdit

deo c

  1. (colloquial) deodorant
    Synonym: deodorant
    Luktar min nya deo gott?Does my new deodorant smell good?

Usage notesEdit

  • The plural forms are inconsistent. The suppletive form deodoranter may be used as well, similar to many other Swedish words ending on /ʊ/. Compare radio.

DeclensionEdit

Declension of deo 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative deo deon deos deosarna
Genitive deos deons deos deosarnas