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English

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
don

Plural
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  1. A university professor, particularly one at Oxford or Cambridge.
  2. A mafia boss.

Derived terms

Translations

Verb

Infinitive
to don

Third person singular
donn

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to don (third-person singular simple present donn, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  1. To put on (clothes).

Antonyms

Translations


Breton

Adjective

don

  1. deep

French

Etymology

From donner

Pronunciation

Noun

don m. (plural dons)

  1. gift, talent
  2. gift (present)
  3. donation

Italian

Noun

don m. inv.

  1. Father (a title given to priests)
  2. A title of respect to a man.

Korean

Noun

don (Hangul: )

  1. money

Northern Sami

Pronoun

don

  1. you (thou)

Old English

Etymology

From West Proto-Germanic *dō-, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰeh₁- (to make, do, place). Cognate with Old Frisian duā, Old Saxon dōn (Dutch doen), Old High German tuon (German tun); and, outside the Germanic languages, with Ancient Greek τίθημι (tithēmi), Latin faciō, Old Irish dorat (Irish déan), Old Church Slavonic дѣти (děti).

Pronunciation

Verb

dōn

  1. to do

Conjugation

Anomalous
present singular plural
1st person dōþ
2nd person dēst
3rd person dēþ
subjunctive dōn
preterite singular plural
1st person dyde dydon
2nd person dydest
3rd person dyde
subjunctive dyde dyden
imperative singular plural
dōþ
participle present past
dōnde (ġe)dōn


Descendants

  • English: do

Spanish

Noun

don m.

  1. gift, present
  2. gift, talent, knack
  3. A title of respect to a man, prefixed to Christian names (similar to English lord).

See also


Turkish

Etymology 1

From Proto-Turkic *tōn

Noun

don

  1. underpants

Etymology 2

Common Turkic *tong

Noun

don

  1. frost

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