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Webster 1828 Edition


Dado

D'ADO

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Noun.
The plain part of a column between the base and the cornice; the die; a cubical base of a column.

Definition 2019


dado

dado

English

An architectural dado in the Taj Mahal.

Noun

dado (plural dados or dadoes)

  1. (architecture) The section of a pedestal above the base.
  2. (architecture) The lower portion of an interior wall decorated differently from the upper portion.
  3. (carpentry) The rectangular channel in a board cut across the grain.

Translations

Verb

dado (third-person singular simple present dadoes, present participle dadoing, simple past and past participle dadoed)

  1. (transitive) To furnish with a dado.
  2. (transitive) To cut a dado.

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Galician

Etymology

From Old Portuguese dado, from Latin dātus.

Verb

dado m (feminine singular dada, masculine plural dados, feminine plural dadas)

  1. past participle of dar

Hiligaynon

Noun

dadô

  1. a young fish

Related terms


Italian

Etymology

Uncertain. Perhaps from a Vulgar Latin *dadu, itself either from Latin datum (thrown, given), or from Arabic أَعْدَاد (ʾaʿdād, numbers). Compare Spanish and Portuguese dado, Catalan dau, French .

Pronunciation

  • Hyphenation: dà‧do
  • Rhymes: -ado

Noun

dado m (plural dadi)

  1. (gaming) A die or dice.
  2. A stock cube.
  3. nut (intended to be screwed onto a bolt)

Anagrams


Ladino

Noun

dado m (Latin spelling, plural dados)

  1. (gaming) die

Old Portuguese

Etymology

From Vulgar Latin *dadu, itself either from Arabic أَعْدَاد (ʾaʿdād, numbers), or from Latin dātum.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈda.do/

Noun

dado m

  1. die
    • 13th century, attributed to Alfonso X of Castile, Cantigas de Santa Maria, E codex, cantiga 294 (facsimile):
      Como hũa moller q̇ iogaua os dados en pulla lançou hũa pedra aa omagen de ſ[ant]a mari[a] por q̇ perdera ⁊ parou un angeo de pedra que y eſtava a mão ⁊ reçibiu o colpe.
      How a woman who was playing dice in Apulia threw a stone at the statue of Holy Mary because she had lost, and an angel of stone which was there reached out its hand and received the blow.

Descendants


Portuguese

dado

Pronunciation

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /ˈda.ðu/
  • Hyphenation: da‧do
  • Rhymes: -adu

Etymology 1

From Old Portuguese dado, itself from a Vulgar Latin *dadu, of uncertain origin; possibly from Classical Arabic أَعْدَاد (ʾaʿdād, numbers), or more from Latin dātum. Compare Spanish dado, Catalan dau, Italian dado, French .

Noun

dado m (plural dados)

  1. (gaming) A die.
    Alguns jogos utilizam um dado que vai até 100.
    Some games use a die numbered up to 100.

Descendants

Etymology 2

From Old Portuguese dado, from Latin dātus. See dar.

Adjective

dado m (feminine singular dada, masculine plural dados, feminine plural dadas, comparable)

  1. offered
  2. granted, conceded (given)
  3. given, fixed
    Em um dado momento.
    At a given moment.
  4. friendly, sociable
    Eles são muito dados.
    They are very friendly.
  5. prone, inclined

Noun

dado m (plural dados)

  1. (computing, sciences) data (information)
    Não encontrei nenhum dado no sistema.
    I did not find any data from the system.
Synonyms

Verb

dado

  1. past participle of dar

Spanish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈdado/, [ˈd̪aðo]
  • Hyphenation: da‧do

Etymology 1

From a Vulgar Latin *dadu, of uncertain origin; perhaps from Arabic أَعْدَاد (ʾaʿdād, numbers), or alternatively from Latin dātum. Compare Portuguese dado, Catalan dau, Italian dado. Cf. also French .

Noun

dado m (plural dados)

  1. (gaming) A die or dice.

Etymology 2

From Latin dātus. See dar.

Verb

dado m (feminine singular dada, masculine plural dados, feminine plural dadas)

  1. Past participle of dar.
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