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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Back-formation from kudos, as if it were a plural with -s.

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

NounEdit

kudo (plural kudos)

  1. (nonstandard, proscribed) A compliment or praise.
    • 1929 February 18, "Harkness Lampooned"[1], in Time,
      Tycoon George Fisher Baker built Harvard's Business School in 1924, was given a kudo Ph.D.
    • 2001, Terry T. Lankford et al., Controlling Pilot Error: Controlled Flight Into Terrain[2], →ISBN, page 49:
      At this point we need to give this pilot a kudo.
    • 2004, Suzanne Paola, Tell It Slant: Writing and Shaping Creative Nonfiction[3], →ISBN, page 162:
      We still feel a kudo for one of us is a kudo for the group, as we have nurtured, edited, and prodded each other for much of our writing careers.

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FinnishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkudoˣ/, [ˈkudo̞(ʔ)]
  • Hyphenation: ku‧do

VerbEdit

kudo

  1. Indicative present connegative form of kutoa.
  2. Second person singular imperative present form of kutoa.
  3. Second person singular imperative present connegative form of kutoa.

AnagramsEdit


IdoEdit

EtymologyEdit

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NounEdit

kudo (plural kudi)

  1. (anatomy) elbow

Derived termsEdit


JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

kudo

  1. Rōmaji transcription of くど

VepsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Related to Finnish kutu.

NounEdit

kudo

  1. spawn (of fish, amphibians)

InflectionEdit

Inflection of kudo
nominative sing. kudo
genitive sing. kudon
partitive sing. kudod
partitive plur.
singular plural
nominative kudo
accusative kudon
genitive kudon
partitive kudod
essive-instructive kudon
translative kudoks
inessive kudos
elative kudospäi
illative ?
adessive kudol
ablative kudolpäi
allative kudole
abessive kudota
comitative kudonke
prolative kudodme
approximative I kudonno
approximative II kudonnoks
egressive kudonnopäi
terminative I ?
terminative II kudolesai
terminative III kudossai
additive I ?
additive II kudolepäi

ReferencesEdit

  • Zajceva, N. G.; Mullonen, M. I. (2007), “икра”, in Uz’ venä-vepsläine vajehnik / Novyj russko-vepsskij slovarʹ [New Russian–Veps Dictionary], Petrozavodsk: Periodika