doh

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See also: d'oh and -doh

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Popularized by the character Homer Simpson in the TV show the Simpsons (there spelled d'oh). The OED has references from the BBC as far back as 1945, however.

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /doʊ/, /doʊʔ/
  • (UK) IPA(key): /dəʊ/, /dəʊʔ/
  • (file)

Interjection[edit]

doh

  1. Expresses surprise and consternation at a stupid mistake made by oneself, or another person.
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Etymology 2[edit]

An anglicised spelling of do.

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Noun[edit]

doh (plural dohs)

  1. (music) An anglicised spelling of do. A syllable used in solfège to represent the first and eighth tonic of a major scale.
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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from a Slavic language, from Proto-Slavic *duxъ.[1][2]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

doh (plural dohok)

  1. musty smell

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in -o-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative doh dohok
accusative dohot dohokat
dative dohnak dohoknak
instrumental dohhal dohokkal
causal-final dohért dohokért
translative dohhá dohokká
terminative dohig dohokig
essive-formal dohként dohokként
essive-modal
inessive dohban dohokban
superessive dohon dohokon
adessive dohnál dohoknál
illative dohba dohokba
sublative dohra dohokra
allative dohhoz dohokhoz
elative dohból dohokból
delative dohról dohokról
ablative dohtól dohoktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
dohé dohoké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
dohéi dohokéi
Possessive forms of doh
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. dohom dohaim
2nd person sing. dohod dohaid
3rd person sing. doha dohai
1st person plural dohunk dohaink
2nd person plural dohotok dohaitok
3rd person plural dohuk dohaik

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Zaicz, Gábor. Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete (’Dictionary of Etymology: The origin of Hungarian words and affixes’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, →ISBN
  2. ^ doh in Tótfalusi, István. Magyar etimológiai nagyszótár (’Hungarian Comprehensive Dictionary of Etymology’). Budapest: Arcanum Adatbázis, 2001; Arcanum DVD Könyvtár →ISBN

Further reading[edit]

  • doh in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh: A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962.
  • doh in Ittzés, Nóra (ed.). A magyar nyelv nagyszótára (’A Comprehensive Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 2006–2031

Old High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *þauh, whence also Old English þēah, Old Norse þó.

Conjunction[edit]

doh

  1. though

Tambora[edit]

Noun[edit]

doh

  1. person