dada

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See also: Dada, dáda, dadà, ɗada, da da, and dàdà

English[edit]

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Noun[edit]

dada (countable and uncountable, plural dadas)

  1. (childish, countable) Father, dad.
  2. (informal, uncountable, South-east Asia) illegal drugs.

Usage notes[edit]

Not to be confused with Dada.

Anagrams[edit]


Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin data (the date of a document).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

dada f (plural dades)

  1. datum

Crimean Tatar[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish دادا (dâdâ, nanny, nurse), from Persian دادا (dâdâ, nanny, nurse). Compare Turkish dadı and Serbo-Croatian dàdilja.

Noun[edit]

dada

  1. (Northern dialect) elder sister
    Synonyms: apte, abla, tata

Declension[edit]


Dupaningan Agta[edit]

Noun[edit]

dada

  1. aunt
    Synonyms: manay

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

dada

  1. (childish) away
    Oma gaat dada.
    Granny is going away now.

Adjective[edit]

dada (invariable, comparative meer dada, superlative meest dada)

  1. Related to the dada art movement.
  2. bizarre, irrational, like dada art

Interjection[edit]

dada

  1. (childish) bye-bye
    Zeg dada aan oma.
    Say bye-bye to granny.

Noun[edit]

dada n (uncountable)

  1. dada, the cultural movement

Anagrams[edit]


French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

dada m (plural dadas)

  1. (childish) horse
  2. hobby horse

Further reading[edit]


Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ottoman Turkish دادا (dâdâ, nanny, nurse), from Persian دادا (dâdâ, nanny, nurse). Compare Turkish dadı and Serbo-Croatian dàdilja.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈdɒdɒ]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: da‧da

Noun[edit]

dada (plural dadák)

  1. nurse

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative dada dadák
accusative dadát dadákat
dative dadának dadáknak
instrumental dadával dadákkal
causal-final dadáért dadákért
translative dadává dadákká
terminative dadáig dadákig
essive-formal dadaként dadákként
essive-modal
inessive dadában dadákban
superessive dadán dadákon
adessive dadánál dadáknál
illative dadába dadákba
sublative dadára dadákra
allative dadához dadákhoz
elative dadából dadákból
delative dadáról dadákról
ablative dadától dadáktól
Possessive forms of dada
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. dadám dadáim
2nd person sing. dadád dadáid
3rd person sing. dadája dadái
1st person plural dadánk dadáink
2nd person plural dadátok dadáitok
3rd person plural dadájuk dadáik

Related terms[edit]


Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Modification of adamh (atom).

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

dada

  1. iota, jot, whit, tittle
  2. anything (in a question or negative statement), nothing
    Níl dada ann.
    There's nothing there.
    Ní fheicim dada.
    I can't see anything.

Derived terms[edit]

  • dada beo (diddly squat, informal)

Further reading[edit]

  • "dada" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • dadom” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • “dadaḋ” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 1st ed., 1904, by Patrick S. Dinneen, page 219.
  • “dadaṁ” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 2nd ed., 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.
  • Entries containing “dada” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “dada” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

dada m (invariable)

  1. (art) Dada

Maltese[edit]

Noun[edit]

dada f (plural dadi)

  1. chest; breast
  2. die (singular form of dice)

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

dada

  1. feminine of dado

Adjective[edit]

dada

  1. Feminine singular of adjective dado.

Verb[edit]

dada

  1. feminine singular past participle of dar

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Feminine of dado.

Verb[edit]

dada f sg

  1. Feminine singular past participle of dar.

Swahili[edit]

Noun[edit]

dada (n class, plural dada)

  1. sister

Coordinate terms[edit]

  • kaka (brother)

Xhosa[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Verb[edit]

-dada

  1. to swim

Inflection[edit]

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Yoruba[edit]

Noun[edit]

dada

  1. curly hair

Zazaki[edit]

Noun[edit]

dada ?

  1. (colloquial) grandmother
    Synonyms: dapîr, dayık