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  • n. A lepidosiren.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See lepidosiren.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A name of a dipneumonous lung-fish or mudfish of Africa, Protopterus (Lepidosiren) annectens. See mudfish, and cut under Protopterus. Also called komtok.


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  • I asked an attendant, "mirrin doko desuka" and when he lead me in the general direction, I asked him "itsu" and then he pointed out the actual product.

    Archive 2005-10-01

  • Most likely it is due to analogy with "doko", ie reanalyzing the initial /d/ as expressing interrogative.

    Old Japanese Pronouns

  • Takakura Ken would first mumble something like, "Kane wa doko da."


  • My guess is that an informal male approach to "Where's the money" in Japanese would be, "Okane doko?"


  • The ITU newslog says the ima doko (where are you now) service allows parents to track the location of their children through a mobile handset or a P-doco? mini device.

    Smart Mobs » Blog Archive » Where are you now?

  • The doko-iruka is a well-placed device for parents who are looking for safety devices for their children but are still uneasy about them having a fully functional mobile phone.

    Archive 2006-03-01

  • The device is called doko-iruka, which can mean ‘where are you?’ but, as iruka is also Japanese for dolphin, the device (naturally!) takes on a cetacean theme.

    Archive 2006-03-01

  • Extant forms found in the literature show the following progression, with early dates in parentheses: iduku (712) iduko (late 9th century) idoko (935) doko (1099).

    Old Japanese Pronouns

  • And I'm curious how the iduku doko shift took place.

    Old Japanese Pronouns

  • “Where is the bus stop?” the voice on the tape asked, blaring first in English, then translated into Japanese: “Basu tei wa doko desuka?”

    Surrender, Dorothy


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