doko

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

doko (plural dokos)

  1. (archaic) A lepidosiren.
    • 1887, Henry Davenport Northrop, Earth, sea and sky: or, marvels of the universe (page 683)
      If the water, which the doko has chosen for its habitation becomes dried up, it wraps itself in a kind of a capsule of mud []

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for “doko” in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

Anagrams[edit]


Chichewa[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unknown. Sometimes claimed to be a borrowing from English dock, which is extremely unlikely due to the term being attested in the dictionary of Johannes Rebmann, compiled before contact with English speakers, as well due to the implosive consonant.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

doko 5 (plural madoko 6)

  1. harbor or landing place for boats

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

doko

  1. Rōmaji transcription of どこ

Nupe[edit]

Dòkò gútá

Etymology 1[edit]

From Hausa dōkī̀

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

dòkò (plural dòkòzhì)

  1. horse

Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

dókó

  1. to plan; to consider

Derived terms[edit]


Shona[edit]

Adjective[edit]

-dóko

  1. Karanga and Manyika form of -diki

Inflection[edit]


Ternate[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

doko (Jawi دوکو‎)

  1. Areca glandiformis

References[edit]

  • Rika Hayami-Allen (2001) A descriptive study of the language of Ternate, the northern Moluccas, Indonesia, University of Pittsburgh