dubba

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old French ado(u)ber, cognate with English dub, used in Swedish since 1657.

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dubba (present dubbar, preterite dubbade, supine dubbat, imperative dubba)

  1. to dub, to knight (to confer a knighthood upon)
    Geldof har dubbats av Englands drottning till Kommendör av Brittiska Imperieorden för sitt patos mot orättvisor och fattigdom i tredje världen
    Geldof has been dubbed by the Queen of England to commander of the British Imperial order for his pathos against injustices and poverty in the third world
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Etymology 2[edit]

dubb +‎ -a, used 1817.

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dubba (present dubbar, preterite dubbade, supine dubbat, imperative dubba)

  1. to stud (e.g. a put studs on a snow tire)
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Etymology 3[edit]

From English dub, from double, used since the 20th century, at least since 1973.

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dubba (present dubbar, preterite dubbade, supine dubbat, imperative dubba)

  1. to dub, to add a soundtrack in a different language to a movie
    Övriga roller har dubbats av bland annat [...]
    Other roles have been dubbed by among others [list of voice actors]
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