a dato

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]


From Italian a dato (from date), first part from Italian a (in, at, to), in most cases from Latin ad (to, towards, up to, at), from Proto-Italic *ad (toward, to, on, up to, for), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂éd (to, at), in certain cases, from Latin a (from, away from, out of), from ab (from, away from, out of, down from), from Proto-Italic *ab, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂epó (off, away). Last part from Latin datus (given, offered), perfect passive participle of (I give), from Proto-Italic *didō (give), from Proto-Indo-European *dédeh₃ti (to be giving), from the root *deh₃- (give).


  • IPA(key): /ˈɑːdɑːtʊ/
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  • Rhymes: -ɑːtʊ
  • Hyphenation: a‧da‧to


a dato

  1. (business) from today's date