wudu

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See also: ƿudu, wudu', and Wudu

English[edit]

English Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Arabic وُضُوء(wuḍūʾ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈwuːduː/, /ˈwʊduː/

Noun[edit]

wudu (uncountable)

  1. (Islam) form of ritual washing of the forearms, head, and feet, required after minor impurity, frequently performed immediately before prayer
  2. (Islam) the state of purity that is achieved by this washing

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *widuz, from Proto-Indo-European *widʰu- (tree, beam). Cognate with Old Saxon widu, Old High German witu, Old Norse viðr (Danish and Swedish ved). The Indo-European root is also the source of Old Irish fid (Welsh gwydd, Breton gwez).

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wudu m

  1. tree
  2. wood, woodland
  3. wood (the substance or material)

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  • Middle English: wude, wode

Polish[edit]

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wudu n (indeclinable)

  1. Alternative spelling of voodoo.

Further reading[edit]

  • wudu in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • wudu in Polish dictionaries at PWN