wudu

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See also: wudu' and Wudu

English[edit]

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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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Verb[edit]

wudu

  1. to fall

Old English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Dissimilated from earlier widu, from Proto-Germanic *widuz, from Proto-Indo-European *widʰu- (tree, beam).

Cognate with Old Saxon widu, Old High German witu, Old Norse viðr. The Indo-European root is also the source of Old Irish fid, Welsh gwŷdd.

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Noun[edit]

wudu m

  1. wood
  2. forest, woods
  3. tree

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Descendants[edit]

  • Middle English: wude, wode

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Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈvu.du/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -udu
  • Syllabification: wu‧du

Noun[edit]

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

West Makian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

wudu

  1. (intransitive) Alternative form of udu (to blow)

Conjugation[edit]

Conjugation of wudu (action verb)
singular plural
inclusive exclusive
1st person towudu mowudu awudu
2nd person nowudu fowudu
3rd person inanimate iwudu dowudu
animate
imperative nuwudu, wudu fuwudu, wudu

Noun[edit]

wudu

  1. Alternative form of udu (wind)

References[edit]

  • James Collins (1982) Further Notes Towards a West Makian Vocabulary[1], Pacific linguistics