See also: dominó, dominò, and Domino

EnglishEdit

 
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Two domino blocks

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French domino (1801), from Medieval Latin domino, from Latin dominus (lord, master); compare Medieval Latin dominicale (a kind of veil). The game is said to be so called from the black under surface or part of the pieces with which it is played.

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NounEdit

domino (plural dominos or dominoes)

  1. (dominoes) A tile divided into two squares, each having 0 to 6 (or sometimes more) dots or pips (as in dice), used in the game of dominoes. [from c. 1800]
  2. (politics) A country that is expected to react to events in a neighboring country, according to the domino effect.
  3. A masquerade costume consisting of a hooded robe and a mask covering the upper part of the face.
    Synonym: domino costume
    • 1749, Henry Fielding, Tom Jones, Folio Society 1973, p. 485:
      all the women were desirous of having the bundle immediately opened; which operation was at length performed by little Betsy, with the consent of Mr Jones: and the contents were found to be a domino, a mask, and a masquerade ticket.
    • 1983, Lawrence Durrell, Sebastian, Faber & Faber 2004 (Avignon Quintet), p. 1007:
      Then he hunted for the black carnival domino, supposing that it was the appropriate thing for a penitent to wear.
  4. The mask itself.
    Synonyms: domino mask, half mask, eyemask
    • 1872, James De Mille, The Cryptogram[1], HTML edition, The Gutenberg Project, published 2009:
      He wore a domino, but beneath it could be seen his whiskers, cut after the English fashion, and long and pendent.
  5. The person wearing the costume.
  6. (geometry) A polyomino made up of two squares.
    Synonym: 2-omino
  7. (music, colloquial) A mistake in performing.
    • 1932, The Musical Times and Singing-class Circular (page 263)
      Any player is liable to make a 'domino' — that is to say, he goes wool-gathering and continues to play when everyone else has stopped. If he does so at a grown-up concert the fault is irredeemable []

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Related termsEdit

n name
1 monomino
2 domino
3 tromino or triomino
4 tetromino
5 pentomino
6 hexomino
7 heptomino
8 octomino
9 nonomino or enneomino
10 decomino
11 undecomino
12 dodecomino

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VerbEdit

domino (third-person singular simple present dominoes, present participle dominoing, simple past and past participle dominoed)

  1. (intransitive) To collapse in the manner of dominoes.
    • 2010, Ring of Fire: An Indonesian Odyssey →ISBN, page 107:
      A dismasting often means the dominoing of one mast into the other, down through the decks, cannoning the cargo through the hull below, and sinking the ship very quickly.
  2. (transitive) To cause to collapse in the manner of dominoes.

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CatalanEdit

VerbEdit

domino

  1. first-person singular present indicative form of dominar

CzechEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

domino n

  1. dominoes

Further readingEdit

  • domino in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • domino in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

FinnishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈdomino/, [ˈdo̞mino̞]
  • Rhymes: -omino
  • Syllabification: do‧mi‧no

NounEdit

domino

  1. (dominoes) dominoes
  2. (dominoes) a domino (tile)

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of domino (Kotus type 2/palvelu, no gradation)
nominative domino dominot
genitive dominon dominojen
dominoiden
dominoitten
partitive dominoa dominoja
dominoita
illative dominoon dominoihin
singular plural
nominative domino dominot
accusative nom. domino dominot
gen. dominon
genitive dominon dominojen
dominoiden
dominoitten
partitive dominoa dominoja
dominoita
inessive dominossa dominoissa
elative dominosta dominoista
illative dominoon dominoihin
adessive dominolla dominoilla
ablative dominolta dominoilta
allative dominolle dominoille
essive dominona dominoina
translative dominoksi dominoiksi
instructive dominoin
abessive dominotta dominoitta
comitative dominoineen
Possessive forms of domino (type palvelu)
possessor singular plural
1st person dominoni dominomme
2nd person dominosi dominonne
3rd person dominonsa

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Medieval Latin domino, from Latin dominus (lord, master).

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

NounEdit

domino m (plural dominos)

  1. dominoes
  2. (in the plural) a domino set
  3. (in the singular) a domino tile

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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French domino, from Medieval Latin domino, from Latin dominus (lord, master).

NounEdit

domino m (plural domini)

  1. dominoes

VerbEdit

domino

  1. inflection of domare:
    1. third-person plural present subjunctive
    2. third-person plural imperative

VerbEdit

domino

  1. first-person singular present indicative of dominare

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JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

domino

  1. Rōmaji transcription of ドミノ

LatinEdit

NounEdit

dominō

  1. dative singular of dominus
  2. ablative singular of dominus

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From French domino, from Latin dominus

NounEdit

domino m (definite singular dominoen, indefinite plural dominoer, definite plural dominoene)

  1. dominoes (game)
  2. a domino (cloak)

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French domino, from Latin dominus

NounEdit

domino m (definite singular dominoen, indefinite plural dominoar, definite plural dominoane)

  1. dominoes (game)
  2. a domino (cloak)

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PolishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From French domino, from Medieval Latin dominō, from Latin dominus (lord, master).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

domino n

  1. (dominoes) dominoes

DeclensionEdit

NounEdit

domino n

  1. domino costume (masquerade costume)

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Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • domino in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • domino in Polish dictionaries at PWN

PortugueseEdit

VerbEdit

domino

  1. first-person singular present indicative of dominar

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French domino

NounEdit

domino n (plural dominouri)

  1. domino

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SpanishEdit

VerbEdit

domino

  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of dominar.

SwedishEdit

NounEdit

domino n (uncountable)

  1. dominoes; a type of game

DeclensionEdit

Declension of domino 
Uncountable
Indefinite Definite
Nominative domino dominot
Genitive dominos dominots

TagalogEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish dominó (domino).

NounEdit

dominó

  1. domino