wudu

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Arabic وضوء.

Noun[edit]

wudu (uncountable)

  1. Ritual washing by Muslims before prayers.

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Old English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *widuz, from Proto-Indo-European *widʰu- (tree, beam). Cognate with Old Saxon widu, Old High German witu, Old Norse viðr (Danish and Swedish ved). The Indo-European root is also the source of Old Irish fid (Welsh gwydd, Breton gwez).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

wudu m

  1. tree
  2. wood, woodland
  3. wood (the substance or material)

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