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wudu

wudu

See also: ƿudu and wudu'

English

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Noun

wudu (uncountable)

  1. Ritual washing by Muslims before prayers.

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Old English

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Etymology

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).

Noun

wudu m

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

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