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What is the origin of don?

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Before 12the century: Old English dom 'statue, judgment,' and don, 'to do', of Germanic origin, from a base meaning 'to put in place'; related to do.

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I don t know but i need it for homework and i cant find it anywhere :/ Good luck

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Don means gentleman or nobleman. It comes orignaly from Spanish but has been taken into the Italian vocabulary as well. Don is more commonly known as a title given to the head of the mafia family. as in "don corleone", known from The Godfather trilogy. People also call themselves "DON" meaning to be Cool. In Spanish it means Of Noble Origin.

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Don is a term of respect for a man, usually followed by his first name. This used to indicate nobility; now it's just polite. The female equivalent is doña. Don is also used in Italian; for women it's donna.It was originally DON, an abbreviation for the Spanish De Origen Noble, of noble origin.;;Gentleman or Nobleman

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A lot of things are true of Don Quixote. It is a novel, a painting, and the novel was made into a musical (The Man From La Mancha). It is considered by some to be the first modern novel, it is the origin of the word "quixotic," and much more.

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it comes from the novel "don quixote" definition is here: http://dictionary.reference.com/wordoftheday/archive/2001/09/20.html

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The word quixotic is derived from the book Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra. It means that someone has an unbridled optimism that verges on impracticality.

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An This adjective is formed from the self-adopted name of the title character in the Miguel Cervantes novel DonQuixote (full title, The Ingenious Hidalgo Don Quixote of La Mancha). Hence it describes behavior that is impulsive and idealistic, not realistic.

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Don Enrique Ycaza was the founder of San Miguel brewery in 1890. The Ycazas (Ikatza) are of Basque origin and are found in western Europe, Phillipines, North, Central and South America as well as other parts of the world.

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don means gentleman or nobleman. comes orignaly from spanish but has been taken into the Italian vocabulary as well. don is more commonly known as a title given to the head of the mafia family. as in "don corleone", known from the godfather trilogy.- People also call themselves "DON" Meaning to be Cool, Or.. (in my Opinion) they just call themselves DON, to make them look all.. tough. lol . In Spanish it means Of Noble Origin. "De,Origen,Noble" D,O,N.Read more: What_does_Don_mean

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Don Doko Don was created in 1989.

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I think you mean "Hey, Jude" by the Beatles.

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Don M. Rees has written: 'Origin of mosquito producing waters in the vicinity of Salt Lake City, Utah' -- subject(s): Mosquitoes, Water-supply 'Observations on a mosquito flight in Salt Lake City' -- subject(s): Mosquitoes

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what is the origin of the lovebug? what is the origin of the lovebug?

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Judaic origin, religious Latin origin, or Celtic origin Judaic origin, religious latin origin,, or Celtic origin.

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Some of Don Omars nicknames are Idon, Don don, and cutie of course!

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Don Kress goes by The Don, Don Of Chicago, and Kress Of Hollywood.

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an origin is where a word was invented or where it came from

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Don Biller went by Don.

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Don Bradman went by The Don.

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Yes, it is a well known bloodline created by Don Mayfield. The Mayfield bloodline was the origin for the Razor's Edge pit bull bloodline.

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Don means the leader of something and Don Bradman was like the legend of cricket so he was the don of cricket and his first name is Don

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Don Don - 2010 SUSPENDED was released on: USA: 2010


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