הודו

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

הודו \ הֹדּוּ (hóduf

  1. India: the Indian subcontinent, or the country that occupies it.

Etymology 2[edit]

From the above; elliptical for תרנגול הודו (tarnegól-hódu), literally “India chicken” or “India fowl”.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

הודו \ הֹדּוּ (hódum

  1. A turkey: a bird of either of the species Meleagris gallopavo, Meleagris ocellata.
  2. Turkey: the meat of such a bird.

Etymology 3[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Biblical) IPA(key): /hoːˈðuː/
  • (Modern) IPA(key): /hoˈdu/

Verb[edit]

הוֹדוּ (hodú)

  1. masculine plural imperative of הוֹדָה
    • Psalms 118:29:
      הוֹדוּ לַה׳ כִּי־טוֹב כִּי לְעוֹלָם חַסְדּוֹ׃
      hodú laH. ki-tov, ki l'olám khasdó.
      O give thanks unto the LORD; for he is good: for his mercy endureth for ever.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Authorized King James translation (1611).