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AlbanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From *dum-dum, root doubling of Proto-Albanian *dubna, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰeubʰ- (to whisk, smoke, darken, obscure). Close to Old Norse dumbr (dumb), German dumm (dumb, stupid), Greek τυφλός (tyflós, blind), English deaf.

NounEdit

dudum m

  1. dumb, stupid, foolish person
Related termsEdit

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From diū + dum.

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

dūdum (not comparable)

  1. a short time ago, a little while ago, not long since
  2. before, formerly, previously

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RomaniEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Old Armenian դդում (ddum)[1]

NounEdit

dudum

  1. pumpkin, squash, gourd

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971), “դդում”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), volume I, 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, page 644ab