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Yes. The word duo is a Scrabble US word. The word duo is worth 4 points in Scrabble:

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Is duo a Scrabble UK word?

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You can make 6 words from 'duo' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.

3 letters words from 'duo'

DUO 4OUD 4
UDO 4 

2 letters words from 'duo'

DO 3OD 3
OU 2 

All 3 letters words made out of duo

duo udo dou odu uod oud

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word duo. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in duo.

Definitions and meaning of duo

duo

Etymology

From French duo or Italian duo, from Latin duo (two), from Proto-Indo-European *dwóh₁. Doublet of two, which was inherited via Proto-Germanic.

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈdjuː.əʊ/, /ˈdʒuː.əʊ/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈdu.oʊ/, /ˈdju.oʊ/

Noun

duo (plural duos)

  1. Two people who work or collaborate together as partners; especially, those who perform music together.
  2. Any pair of two people.
  3. Any cocktail consisting of a spirit and a liqueur.
  4. A song in two parts; a duet.

Synonyms

  • (pair of two people): couple, pair, twosome; see also Thesaurus:duo

Related terms

  • duet

Translations

Descendants

  • Finnish: duo

See also

  • trio
  • quartet

Anagrams

  • oud, udo

Czech

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈduo]
  • Hyphenation: duo

Noun

duo n

  1. duet

Declension

Synonyms

  • duet

Related terms

  • duál
  • dualita
  • duální
  • dualismus
  • dualista
  • dualistický

Further reading

  • duo in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • duo in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Dutch

Etymology

From French duo or Italian duo, from Latin duo (two), from Proto-Indo-European *dwóh₁.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈdy(ʋ)oː/
  • Hyphenation: duo

Noun

duo n (plural duo's, diminutive duootje n)

  1. twosome

Synonyms

  • tweetal

Derived terms

  • cabaretduo
  • duomoeder
  • duovader
  • zangduo

Related terms

  • duet

Anagrams

  • oud

Esperanto

Etymology

From du +‎ -o.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈduo]
  • Rhymes: -uo
  • Hyphenation: du‧o

Noun

duo (accusative singular duon, plural duoj, accusative plural duojn)

  1. twosome, pair, couple
    Synonyms: duopo, paro
  2. the digit or figure two

See also


Finnish

Etymology

Borrowed from English duo.

Noun

duo

  1. duo, twosome

Declension


French

Etymology

Borrowed from Italian duo. Doublet of deux.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /dɥo/

Noun

duo m (plural duos)

  1. duo (combination of two things)
  2. (music) duet (a musical composition for two performers)

Descendants

  • Romanian: duo

See also

  • solo, trio

Further reading

  • “duo” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Anagrams

  • d'où

Interlingua

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin duo (two).

Numeral

duo

  1. two

Italian

Etymology

From Latin duo (two), from Proto-Italic *duō, from Proto-Indo-European *dwóh₁.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈdu.o/
  • Rhymes: -uo
  • Hyphenation: dù‧o

Numeral

duo (invariable)

  1. Obsolete form of due.

Noun

duo m (invariable)

  1. Obsolete form of due.
  2. duo
    Synonym: duetto
  3. (music) duet
    Synonym: duetto

Related terms

  • due

Descendants

  • English: duo
    • Finnish: duo
  • French: duo
    • Romanian: duo
  • Norwegian Bokmål: duo
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: duo
  • Polish: duo
  • Portuguese: duo
  • Swedish: duo

References

  • Prose della volgar lingua[1], 3.II

Anagrams

  • udo-

Latin

Alternative forms

  • Symbol: II

Etymology

From Proto-Italic *duō, from Proto-Indo-European *dwóh₁. Cognates include Ancient Greek δύο (dúo), Sanskrit द्व (dvá), Old Church Slavonic дъва (dŭva) and Old English twā (English two).

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈdu.o/, [ˈd̪uɔ]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈdu.o/, [ˈd̪uːɔ]

Numeral

duo (feminine duae, neuter duo); numeral, plural only

  1. two; 2
    • 1500, Desiderius Erasmus, Adagia
      Ne Hercules quidem adversus duos.
      "Not even Hercules fights against two."

Usage notes

  • See Appendix:Latin cardinal numbers.

Declension

Numeral, plural only.

Note: The genitive masculine and neuter can also be found in the contracted form duum (also spelt duûm).

Derived terms

  • duabus sellis sedeo

Related terms

Descendants

  • Eastern:
    • Aromanian: doi m, dao f, dau f, dauã f, doauã f
    • Istro-Romanian: doi
    • Romanian: doi m, două f
  • Franco-Provençal: doux
  • Gallo-Italian:
    • Piedmontese: doi
    • Venetian: do m, due f
  • Iberian:
    • Aragonese: dos
    • Old Leonese: [Term?]
      • Asturian: dos
      • Mirandese: dous m, dues f
    • Old Portuguese: dous m, duas f
      • Galician: dous m, dúas f
      • Portuguese: dois m, duas f
    • Old Spanish: dos
      • Ladino: dos
      • Spanish: dos
  • East Iberian:
    • Old Occitan: dos m, doas f, doi
      • Catalan: dos m, dues f
      • Occitan: dos m, doas f, dui, doi, (Aranese) dus
  • Italo-Dalmatian:
    • Corsican: dui m, duie f
    • Dalmatian: doi
    • Istriot: dui, duj
    • Italian: due, duo
      • English: duo
        • Finnish: duo
      • French: duo
        • Romanian: duo
      • Norwegian Bokmål: duo, due
      • Norwegian Nynorsk: duo
      • Polish: duo
      • Portuguese: duo
      • Swedish: duo
      • Italian: duetto
        • English: duet, duetto
        • Finnish: duetto
        • French: duetto
    • Neapolitan: dduje
    • Sicilian: dui
  • Oïl:
    • Old French: deus
      • Middle French: deus
        • French: deux
        • Norman: deux, daeux
      • Walloon: deus
  • Rhaetian:
    • Friulian: doi, dôs
    • Ladin: doi
    • Romansch: dus m, duas f
  • Southern:
    • Sardinian: duos, duas
  • Constructed:
    • Esperanto: du
    • Ido: du
    • Interlingua: dua
    • Novial: du

See also

  • Appendix:Latin cardinal numbers

References

  • duo in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • duo in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • duo in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • duo in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[2], London: Macmillan and Co.

Mandarin

Romanization

duo (Zhuyin ˙ㄉㄨㄛ)

  1. Pinyin transcription of 𦕰

duo

  1. Nonstandard spelling of duō.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of duó.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of duǒ.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of duò.

Usage notes

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

Minangkabau

Etymology

From Proto-Malayic *dua, from Proto-Malayo-Chamic *dua, from Proto-Malayo-Sumbawan *dua, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *duha, from Proto-Austronesian *duSa.

Numeral

duo

  1. two

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

From Italian duo.

Noun

duo m (definite singular duoen, indefinite plural duoer, definite plural duoene)

  1. a duo (a group of two entertainers, or a piece of music for two musical instruments (also known as a duet))

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

From Italian duo.

Noun

duo m (definite singular duoen, indefinite plural duoar, definite plural duoane)

  1. a duo (as above)

Polish

Etymology

From Italian duo, from Latin duo, from Proto-Italic *duō, from Proto-Indo-European *dwóh₁. Doublet of dwa (two).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈdu.ɔ/

Noun

duo n (indeclinable)

  1. (music) duo (group of two musicians)
    Synonym: duet
  2. (music) duo (piece of music written for two musicians)
    Synonym: duet
  3. duo (group of two people or things)
    Synonym: duet

Further reading

  • duo in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • duo in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese

Etymology

Borrowed from Italian duo.

Noun

duo m (plural duos)

  1. duo
    Synonym: dupla

Romanian

Etymology

From French duo.

Noun

duo n (plural duouri)

  1. duet

Declension


Swedish

Etymology

From Italian duo.

Noun

duo c

  1. duo, duet

Declension


West Coast Bajau

Etymology

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *duha, from Proto-Austronesian *duSa.

Numeral

duo

  1. two

Source: wiktionary.org
  • two people considered a pair for a specific reason.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)