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kudos

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English

Etymology

From Ancient Greek κῦδος (kudos), praise, renown).

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
kudos

Plural
-

kudos (-)
  1. Praise; accolades.
    The talented, young playwright received kudos for his new drama.
  2. (proscribed) Plural form of kudo.

Usage notes

  • The noun kudos was originally a mass noun, but is now sometimes taken as a plural noun, either as a plural tantum, or as the plural of a new noun kudo. However, this plural treatment is frequently proscribed.

Translations


Finnish

Etymology

  • Derived from the verb kutoa "to knit, weave".

Noun

kudos (stem kudo-*)

  1. (Woven or textile) fabric
  2. (Cell) tissue

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