dod

Spanish translation: Dios (eufemismo)

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English term or phrase:dod
Spanish translation:Dios (eufemismo)
Entered by: Leticia Klemetz, CT

21:38 Apr 18, 2005
English to Spanish translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Poetry & Literature / ensayo critico
English term or phrase: dod
el texto es una crítica del libro Georgia Scene, especificamente el cuento The Figth en la cual surge esta expresion: "Dod eternally darn my soul"
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Dios
Explanation:
Es un eufemismo de "Dios" (como "Gosh")

Cita del Oxford English Dictionary:

In asseverations; originally a deformation of God. (Cf. adod; also dad3, bedad.)
1676 G. Etherege Man of Mode ii. i, A Dod she's too serious. 1855 Haliburton Nat. & Hum. Nat. 60 (Bartlett) I'll cut and run, and dot drot me if I don't. 1892 Northumbld. Gloss. s.v., Dod! but yor a queer fellow! 1893 Stevenson Catriona 14 And, dod! I believe the day's come now.
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Leticia Klemetz, CT
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Local time: 01:05
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Dios


Explanation:
Es un eufemismo de "Dios" (como "Gosh")

Cita del Oxford English Dictionary:

In asseverations; originally a deformation of God. (Cf. adod; also dad3, bedad.)
1676 G. Etherege Man of Mode ii. i, A Dod she's too serious. 1855 Haliburton Nat. & Hum. Nat. 60 (Bartlett) I'll cut and run, and dot drot me if I don't. 1892 Northumbld. Gloss. s.v., Dod! but yor a queer fellow! 1893 Stevenson Catriona 14 And, dod! I believe the day's come now.


Leticia Klemetz, CT
Sweden
Local time: 01:05
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