Edo

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See also: edo, EDO, -edo, and -ẽdo

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Japanese 江戸 (えど, Edo, literally cove entrance).

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Edo

  1. (historical) The former name of Tokyo, the capital city of Japan.
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Principally known as the de facto capital of Japan during the Tokugawa shogunate; when the shogunate ended in 1868, it was renamed Tokyo and made the formal capital by the newly-crowned Emperor Meiji.

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Etymology 2[edit]

From Edo Ẹ̀dó.

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Edo

  1. A state in southern Nigeria. Capital: Benin City.
  2. (collectively) The people of Edo State.
  3. (uncountable) The Volta-Niger language spoken primarily by these people.
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Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɛ.do/
  • Hyphenation: È‧do

Etymology 1[edit]

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From Japanese 江戸 (えど, Edo).

Proper noun[edit]

  1. (historical) Edo (the former name of Tokyo, the capital city of Japan)
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Etymology 2[edit]

Clipping of Edoardo.

Proper noun[edit]

  1. A diminutive of the male given name Edoardo

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Edo

  1. Rōmaji transcription of えど