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A dodo

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Portuguese doudo, obsolete form of doido (fool, simpleton, silly, stupid). First attested in the 17th century.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

dodo (plural dodoes or dodos)

  1. A large, flightless bird, †Raphus cucullatus, related to the pigeon, that is now extinct (since the 1600s) and was native to Mauritius.
  2. (figuratively) A person or organisation which is very old or has very old-fashioned views or is not willing to change and adapt.
    As dead as a dodo.
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Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

dodo (plural dodos)

  1. (Nigeria) Fried plantain.
    • 2015, Kemi Quinn, African Dishes Made Easy:
      Dodo is everybody's favorite! It is a superb snack, a side dish, a breakfast food or a dessert all rolled into one. The best dodo is made from soft (almost over ripe) plantain which is cut in 1/2 inch thick diagonal slices and fried to a crispy golden brown.
    • 2015, Chigozie Obioma, The Fishermen: A Novel:
      Mother had banned it a year or so earlier after Obembe and I stole pieces from Mother's cooler, and lied that we'd seen rats eating the dodos.
    • 2018, Remmi Smith, The Healthy Teen Cookbook: Around the World In 80 Fantastic Recipes:
      One popular Nigerian dish is fried plantain, which is called “dodo.”

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CebuanoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English dodo, borrowed from Portuguese doudo, obsolete form of doido (fool, simpleton, silly, stupid).

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: do‧do

VerbEdit

dodo

  1. a dodo (Raphus cucullatus)

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈdoːdoː/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: do‧do

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Portuguese dodô.

NounEdit

dodo m (plural dodo's, diminutive dodootje n)

  1. dodo, †Raphus cucullatus.
    Synonyms: dodaars, dronte, walgvogel

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from French dodo.

NounEdit

dodo m (uncountable)

  1. (Belgium, childish) Sleep, nighty night.
    Wil je dodo doen?Do you want to go to sleep?
    Synonym: dokes

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EsperantoEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

dodo (accusative singular dodon, plural dodoj, accusative plural dodojn)

  1. dodo

FinnishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈdodo/, [ˈdo̞do̞]

NounEdit

dodo

  1. dodo (exitinct bird of the family Columbidae)
  2. dodo, †Raphus cucullatus (type species of the family)
  3. solitaire (two extinct birds of the family Columbidae, more specifically Réunion soilitaire, Raphus solitarius and Rodriques solitaire, Pezophaps solitaria)

Usage notesEdit

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of dodo (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative dodo dodot
genitive dodon dodojen
partitive dodoa dodoja
illative dodoon dodoihin
singular plural
nominative dodo dodot
accusative nom. dodo dodot
gen. dodon
genitive dodon dodojen
partitive dodoa dodoja
inessive dodossa dodoissa
elative dodosta dodoista
illative dodoon dodoihin
adessive dodolla dodoilla
ablative dodolta dodoilta
allative dodolle dodoille
essive dodona dodoina
translative dodoksi dodoiksi
instructive dodoin
abessive dodotta dodoitta
comitative dodoineen

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FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Childish reduplication of dormir

NounEdit

dodo m (plural dodos)

  1. (childish) Sleep, kip.
    Tu veux faire dodo?Do you want to go to sleep?

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from Portuguese doudo.

NounEdit

dodo m (plural dodos)

  1. A dodo bird

Further readingEdit


ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

dodo m (plural dodi)

  1. dodo

MaquiritariEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish loro.

NounEdit

dodo

  1. a type of parrot

ReferencesEdit

  • Ed. Key, Mary Ritchie and Comrie, Bernard. The Intercontinental Dictionary Series, Carib (De'kwana).

Mauritian CreoleEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From French dodo.

NounEdit

dodo

  1. dodo bird

Etymology 2Edit

From French dodo

VerbEdit

dodo

  1. to sleep (childish)

ReferencesEdit

  • Baker, Philip & Hookoomsing, Vinesh Y. 1987. Dictionnaire de créole mauricien. Morisyen – English – Français

Old DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Substantive form of dōt (dead).

NounEdit

dōdo m

  1. dead person

InflectionEdit

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • dōdo”, in Oudnederlands Woordenboek, 2012

Seychellois CreoleEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French dodo

VerbEdit

dodo

  1. to sleep

ReferencesEdit

  • Danielle D’Offay et Guy Lionnet, Diksyonner Kreol - Franse / Dictionnaire Créole Seychellois - Français

SpanishEdit

NounEdit

dodo m (plural dodos)

  1. dodo

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SwahiliEdit

NounEdit

dodo (ma class, plural madodo)

  1. breast (organ)

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