NounDon (plural Dons)
- To put on (clothes).
Herr, Master, Mister, abecedarian, assume, bwana, certified teacher, change, docent, doctor, dominie, draw on, dress in, educationist, educator, fellow, get into, get on, guide, guru, instructor, maestro, master, melamed, mentor, misrepresent, monsieur, mullah, pandit, pedagogist, pedagogue, preceptor, professor, pundit, put on, rabbi, sahib, schoolkeeper, schoolmaster, schoolteacher, signor, sir, slip, slip on, starets, teacher
Don m. (plural Dons)
don m. inv.
- Father (a title given to priests)
- A title of respect to a man.
From Proto-Germanic *dōnan (“to do”), from Proto-Indo-European *dʰeh₁- (“to make, do, place”). Cognate with Old Frisian dūa, duā (West Frisian dwaan), Old Saxon dōn, doan, duan, duon (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).
- IPA: /doːn/
- to do
- English: to do
- to do
|indicative||present tense||past tense|
|1st person singular||dōm||deda|
|2nd person singular||dōs||dādi|
|3rd person singular||dōd||deda|
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|1st person singular||dōe||dādi|
|2nd person singular||dōes||dādis|
|3rd person singular||dōe||dādi|
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- Without the definite article and in the plural the form do is used.
- Lenites words beginning with b, c, f, g, m and p.
From Late Latin dom (“a courtesy title for monks and abbots”), from domnus (“master, sir”), from Classical Latin dominus, from domus (“a house”), from [[Template:Ine]] [[Appendix:Template:Ine/dṓm|*dṓm]] (“a house”)[[Category:Spanish terms derived from Template:Ine|Don]], from root [[Template:Ine]] [[Appendix:Template:Ine/demh₂-|*demh₂-]] (“to build”)[[Category:Spanish terms derived from Template:Ine|Don]]