doo

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See also: dóó and -dóó

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

doo (plural doos)

  1. (childish) Feces.
  2. (childish) Bowel movement (BM).

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Interjection[edit]

doo

  1. (music) Used as a scat word in song lyrics.
    • 1995, Phil Farrand, The Nitpicker's Guide for Next Generation Trekkers: Volume 2
      (Ever feel like you've just entered... The Twilight Zone? Doo, doo, doo, doo, doo, doo....)
    • 2006, Steve Taylor, A to X of Alternative Music (page 272)
      [] the bloke who sang about coloured girls going 'doo de doo de doo doo d'de doo de doo de doo' had once had this thing with the guy who produced the debut albums by the Stooges and Patti Smith.

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Gooniyandi[edit]

Noun[edit]

doo

  1. cave

Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish dub, from Proto-Celtic *dubus (black), from Proto-Indo-European *dʰewbʰ- (black).

Adjective[edit]

doo

  1. black
  2. inky

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Noun[edit]

doo m (genitive doo, plural dooghyn)

  1. ink

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Verb[edit]

doo

  1. to ink

Mutation[edit]

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
doo ghoo noo
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Navajo[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Particle[edit]

doo

  1. Part of the negative correlative:
    doo ... da:
    doo yáʼátʼééh da ― it is not good
  2. With a nominalizer, forms a negative noun phrase:
    doo yáʼátʼéehii ― that which isn’t good
    doo naalnishii ― the one who isn’t working
    doo bénáshniihígíí ― that which I don’t remember
  3. Pairing doo with a verb + -góó forms a negative conditional:
    Doo naashnishgóó níká adeeshwoł. ― If I’m not working, I’ll help you.

Derived terms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Verb[edit]

doo

  1. it will be (abbreviated form of dooleeł)
  2. paired with ńtʼééʼ, it forms a conditional:
    Dine bizaad bóhooshʼaah doo ńtʼééʼ. ― I should have studied Navajo
    Éí nizhóní doo ńtʼééʼ. ― That would have been nice; that could have been nice.

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Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

doo

  1. First-person singular (eu) present indicative of doer

Rohingya[edit]

Noun[edit]

doo

  1. knife

Scots[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old English *dūfe (compare woman's given name Dūfe); akin to Old High German tūba (dove, pigeon), Icelandic dúfa (dove, pigeon), Dúfa "Dove" (woman's first name), Swedish duva (dove, pigeon), Danish and Norwegian due (dove, pigeon).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

doo (plural doos)

  1. dove (bird of the pigeon family, Columbidae)

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