dudum

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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).

Noun[edit]

dudum m

  1. dum, stupid, foolish person
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Latin[edit]

Adverb[edit]

dūdum (not comparable)

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

References[edit]

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