gogo

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See also: gogó, go-go, and à gogo

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡəʊɡəʊ/
    • (file)

Noun[edit]

gogo (plural gogos)

  1. An elasticated hair band.
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Zulu ugogo.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

gogo (plural gogos)

  1. (South Africa) Grandmother; elderly woman.
    • 2009, Debra Liebenow Daly, The Kingdom of Roses and Thorns, page 112:
      On the weekdays she and Bawinde worked for the South Africans, but as the weekend approached Elizabeth was anxious to get home to see if James had come to visit his gogo in the village.

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Basque[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Of native origin, probably a reduplicated form of an ancient root.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡoɡo/, [ɡo̞.ɣ̞o̞]

Noun[edit]

gogo inan

  1. mind, consciousness
  2. soul, spirit
  3. memory
  4. thought, idea

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Further reading[edit]

  • gogo” in Euskaltzaindiaren Hiztegia, euskaltzaindia.eus
  • gogo” in Orotariko Euskal Hiztegia, euskaltzaindia.eus

Chichewa[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Likely from a Nguni language; compare Zulu ugogo.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡó.ɡo/, /ˈɡo.ɡo/

Noun[edit]

gógo 1a (plural agógo 2) or gogo 1a (plural agogo 2)

  1. grandparent (grandfather or grandmother)

Fanagalo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Zulu ugogo.

Noun[edit]

gogo

  1. grandmother

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Name of a character in Frédérick Lemaître’s play “Robert Macaire”.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gogo m (plural gogos)

  1. dupe

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Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

gogo

  1. Rōmaji transcription of ごご

Samoan[edit]

Noun[edit]

gogo

  1. tern; noddy

Swazi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

gógo 1a (plural bógógo 2a)

  1. grandmother

Inflection[edit]

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