See also: Doe, DOE, and DoE

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EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle English do, from Old English ‎(female deer), from Proto-Germanic *dajjǭ ‎(female deer, mother deer), from Proto-Germanic *dajjaną ‎(to suckle), from Proto-Indo-European *dʰeh₁(y)- ‎(to suck (milk), to suckle). Cognate with Scots da, dae ‎(female deer), Alemannic German ‎(doe), Danish ‎(deer, doe), Sanskrit धेनु ‎(dhenú, cow, milk-cow), Old English dēon ‎(to suckle), Old English delu ‎(teat). Related also to fellatio, filial, fetus.

NounEdit

doe ‎(plural does)

  1. A female deer; also used of similar animals such as reindeer, antelope, goat.
  2. A female rabbit.
  3. A female hare.
  4. A female squirrel.
  5. A female kangaroo
SynonymsEdit
  • (female deer): hind (female red deer)
  • (female kangaroo): blue flyer (female red kangaroo)
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Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

doe

  1. Obsolete spelling of do
    • 1603, John Florio, translating Michel de Montaigne, Essayes, London: Edward Blount, OCLC 946730821, II.17:
      As salutations, reverences, or conges, by which some doe often purchase the honour, (but wrongfully) to be humble, lowly, and courteous [].
    • 1620 Mayflower Compact
      [] a voyage to plant ye first colonie in ye Northerne parts of Virginia, doe by these presents solemnly & mutualy in ye presence of God []

Etymology 3Edit

AdverbEdit

doe ‎(not comparable)

  1. (African American Vernacular) though

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DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

doe

  1. first-person singular present indicative of doen
  2. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of doen
  3. imperative of doen

AnagramsEdit


LimburgishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch thū, from Proto-Germanic *þū. Related to English thou.

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

doe

  1. (personal) thou, you (singular)

InflectionEdit

Singular Dual Plural
nominative doe, se jee geer, g'r
genitive diener, diens öcher öcher
locative diches öches öches
vocative de! jee! jee!
dative dir öch öch
accusative¹ dich öch öch
  • Dative is nowadays obsolete, use accusative instead.

PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

doe

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of doar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of doar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of doar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of doar

WelshEdit

Alternative formsEdit

AdverbEdit

doe

  1. yesterday

West FrisianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Related to Old English þā ‎(then, at that time).

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

doe

  1. then, at that time (which is presumably in the past)
    Doe, saken wienen net lykas no. Then, things were not like now.
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