kudo

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See also: kūdõ and Kūdõ

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Back-formation from kudos, as if it were a plural with -s.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kudo ‎(plural kudos)

  1. (nonstandard, proscribed) A compliment or praise.
    • 1929 February 18, "Harkness Lampooned"[1], in Time,
      Tycoon George Fisher Baker built Harvard's Business School in 1924, was given a kudo Ph.D.
    • 2001, Terry T. Lankford et al., Controlling Pilot Error: Controlled Flight Into Terrain[2], ISBN 0071374116, page 49:
      At this point we need to give this pilot a kudo.
    • 2004, Suzanne Paola, Tell It Slant: Writing and Shaping Creative Nonfiction[3], ISBN 0071444947, page 162:
      We still feel a kudo for one of us is a kudo for the group, as we have nurtured, edited, and prodded each other for much of our writing careers.

Translations[edit]


Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkudoˣ/
  • Hyphenation: ku‧do

Verb[edit]

kudo

  1. Indicative present connegative form of kutoa.
  2. Second person singular imperative present form of kutoa.
  3. Second person singular imperative present connegative form of kutoa.

Anagrams[edit]


Ido[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

kudo (plural kudi)

  1. (anatomy) elbow

Derived terms[edit]

  • kudigar ‎(to make an elbow)

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

kudo

  1. rōmaji reading of くど

Veps[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

kudo

  1. spawn (of fish, amphibians)

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of kudo
nominative sing. kudo
genitive sing. kudon
partitive sing. kudod
partitive plur.
singular plural
nominative kudo
accusative kudon
genitive kudon
partitive kudod
essive-instructive kudon
translative kudoks
inessive kudos
elative kudospäi
illative  ?
adessive kudol
ablative kudolpäi
allative kudole
abessive kudota
comitative kudonke
prolative kudodme
approximative I kudonno
approximative II kudonnoks
egressive kudonnopäi
terminative I  ?
terminative II kudolesai
terminative III kudossai
additive I  ?
additive II kudolepäi

References[edit]

  • Zajceva, N. G.; Mullonen, M. I. (2007), “икра”, in Uz’ venä-vepsläine vajehnik / Novyj russko-vepsskij slovarʹ [New Russian–Veps Dictionary], Petrozavodsk: Periodika