dudum

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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. dum, stupid, foolish person
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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

For diū-dum.

AdverbEdit

dūdum (not comparable)

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

ReferencesEdit

  • dudum” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
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