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Whenever I have a little time off, I try to go back to my farm in South Africa. I'll spend time with my family and hunt antelope, kudu and springbok. During a 2010 hunting trip, I tore some ligaments in my ankle when I stepped in a hole.
Louis Oosthuizen

Meaning of "kudu" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD KUDU

From Afrikaans koedoe, probably from Khoi.
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PRONUNCIATION OF KUDU

kudu  [ˈkuːduː] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF KUDU

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Kudu is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES KUDU MEAN IN ENGLISH?

kudu

Kudu

The kudus are two species of antelope of the genus Tragelaphus: ▪ Lesser kudu, Tragelaphus imberbis, of eastern Africa ▪ Greater kudu, Tragelaphus strepsiceros, of eastern and southern Africa...

Definition of kudu in the English dictionary

The definition of kudu in the dictionary is either of two spiral-horned antelopes, Tragelaphus strepsiceros or T. imberbis, which inhabit the bush of Africa.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH KUDU


ado
əˈduː
amadou
ˈæməˌduː
doo
duː
fondu
fɒnˈduː
hairdo
ˈhɛəˌduː
Hindu
ˈhɪnduː
hoodoo
ˈhuːduː
how-do-you-do
ˌhaʊdəjəˈduː
Kathmandu
ˌkætmænˈduː
koodoo
ˈkuːduː
nardoo
ˈnɑːduː
outdo
ˌaʊtˈduː
overdo
ˌəʊvəˈduː
redo
riːˈduː
saddhu
ˈsɑːduː
sadhu
ˈsɑːduː
to-do
təˈduː
undo
ʌnˈduː
Urdu
ˈʊəduː
voodoo
ˈvuːduː

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE KUDU

kuchen
Kuching
Kuchipudi
kudlik
kudos
Kudrun
kudzu
kueh
Kuei-lin
Kuei-yang
Kueichou
Kuenlun
kufi
Kufic
kufiyah
kugel
kuia
Kuibyshev
Kuiper belt
kukri

WORDS THAT END LIKE KUDU

bedu
bundu
Chengdu
compte rendu
didjeridu
edu
greater kudu
Katmandu
lesser kudu
malentendu
Mont Perdu
nandu
nhandu
pendu
perdu
pudu
tamandu
Tamil Nadu
teledu
wudu

Synonyms and antonyms of kudu in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «kudu» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF KUDU

Find out the translation of kudu to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of kudu from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «kudu» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

kudu
570 millions of speakers

English

kudu
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

कुडू
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

كودو
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

куду
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

kudu
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

Kudu
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

koudou
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Mesti
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Kudu
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

クーズー
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

리아스
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kudu
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

kudu
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

குடு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कुडू
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kudu
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

kudu
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

kudu
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

куду
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

kudu
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

μεγάλη αντιλόπη της Αφρικής
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

koedoe
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

kudu
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

kudu
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of kudu

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «KUDU»

The term «kudu» is quite widely used and occupies the 37.172 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «KUDU» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about kudu

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QUOTES WITH «KUDU»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word kudu.
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Louis Oosthuizen
Whenever I have a little time off, I try to go back to my farm in South Africa. I'll spend time with my family and hunt antelope, kudu and springbok. During a 2010 hunting trip, I tore some ligaments in my ankle when I stepped in a hole.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «KUDU»

Discover the use of kudu in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to kudu and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Behavior Guide to African Mammals: Including Hoofed ...
Tragelaphus scriptus, bushbuck T. spekii, sitatunga 7". angasii, nyala T. buxtoni, mountain nyala T. strepsiceros, greater kudu T. imberbis, lesser kudu T. ( Boocercus) eurycems, bongo T. (Taurotragus) oryx, common eland T. derbianus, Derby ...
Richard Estes, 1991
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When Lion Could Fly: And Other Tales from Africa
Kudu stepped into the swiftly flowing river and the cool water soothed his cuts and bruises. He decided to teach Jackal a lesson for his deceit. Suddenly, Kudu began to roll from side to side, going down on his knees in preparation to lie down.
Nick Greaves, 2000
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Capturing the Spoor: An Exploration of Southern African Rock Art
They branded the kudu with designs and then they said, 'Mm, this one will be the female kudu'. And they stood her aside. Then they marked the male kudu. They marked him and drew upon his hide, and then they stood the horns upon his ...
Edward B. Eastwood, Cathelijne Eastwood, 2006
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Pepper Adams' Joy Road: An Annotated Discography
Edited versions on Kudu 45: KU-912. -d on Motown LP: M5-186-V1, Motown LP: MD-940-AZ, Motown LP: 5307-ML, Kudu (Eng) LP: KU-07, Motown (Eng) LP: STMS-5099, Motown (Eng) LP: TMSP-6011, Motown-Bellaphon (Ger) LP: ...
Gary Carner, 2012
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Men's Health
For a suspenseful eternity, we Indian-walk over stone and sand, peer through bushes, clamber over hilltops. We catch glimpses of gray, a corkscrew of horn, but never the whole beast. Finally, we maneuver the kudu down onto an open plain, ...
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Field & Stream
Bob Brister with latest splendid kudu noon by Sam Arnett of Lubbock, Texas. Already caped was a sable antelope with 41 -inch heavy curving horns that missed the record book by only 1 inch for Graham Hamilton of Houston. Around the fire ...
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Namibian Wildlife - An Alternative Guide for the Traveller ...
You can't help wondering if Namibia should have the kudu on its coat of arms rather than the gemsbok. This is only because of their high density and great attractiveness. In a way they seem more like a royal family to the warrior nature of the ...
Sean Nicholson, 2004
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Southern Africa Wildlife and Adventure
It is a well known fact that Kudu, a large antelope widely found in Namibia, cause a great threat to travellers at night as they tend to jump in front of oncoming traffic, blinded by the lights of approaching vehicles. Many accidents, some fatal, ...
Cobus Van Der Vlies, 2010
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A LIFETIME OF OUTDOOR ACTION: Five Volumes of Hunting and ...
The Safari Club International recognizes five subspecies of the greater Kudu in its record books. The Southern Greater Kudu has the same scientific name as the Eastern Cape Kudu, (Tragelaphus strepsiceros strepsiceros). This Kudu is the ...
Ben D. Mahaffey, 2013
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Ungulate Taxonomy
2n is as follows (males/females): greater kudu, 2n = 31/32; lesser kudu, 2n = 38/ 38; nyala, 2n = 55/56; sitatunga, 2n = 30/30; bushbuck, 2n = 33/34; common eland, 2n = 31/32; all have a Yautosome translocation (Benirschke et al. 1980).
Colin Groves, Peter Grubb, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «KUDU»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term kudu is used in the context of the following news items.
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Emir Sanusi Performs Sallah Durbah Amid Insecurity | - Leadership
Sanusi II, having visited his mother at Babban Daki returned to Kofar Kudu durbah ground where he sat alongside top government ... «Leadership Newspapers, Jul 15»
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Found: Honest, Educated, Young Politician With No Criminal Record …
They are much in demand by Casinos and the Karaya Clan — Kudu karaya, Kassipu Karaya, Ethnol Karaya, Heroin Karaya — as the mantra ... «Sunday Leader, Jul 15»
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Lions Spotted Hunting An Antelope On South African Road | Focus …
According to reports, two big cats were spotted on the road along Kruger National Park when they sighted a kudu antelope coming forth from ... «Focus News, Jul 15»
4
Lion makes a stunning kill in front of shocked tourists | Fox News
Two lions enjoy the massive kudu kill. (YouTube/World News). Most tourists on safari spend hours driving around in hopes of catching big ... «Fox News, Jul 15»
5
Hemingways Messy Legacy Gets Messier
... stalking through tall grass on the savannah, or sweltering motionless on a hillside “glassing” antelope or kudu with binoculars from a mile ... «Daily Beast, Jul 15»
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Rain sinks roads, state at sea
In Lohardaga, the arterial Kairo-Kudu road is badly waterlogged, stopping all traffic. The stands of the under-construction bridge over Shankh ... «Calcutta Telegraph, Jul 15»
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allAfrica.com: Nigeria: Over 40 People Die in Twin Blast in Gombe …
Confirming the incident to journalists, the commissioner of police, Kudu Nma, said there was a bomb blast either from a suicide bomber or ... «AllAfrica.com, Jul 15»
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allAfrica.com: Nigeria: 50 Feared Dead in Gombe Twin Blast
Confirming the incident to newsmen yesterday, the Commissioner of Police, Mr. Kudu Nma, said there was a bomb blast either on a suicide ... «AllAfrica.com, Jul 15»
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Suicide bombers kill 48 in Gombe - DailyPost Nigeria
Gombe State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Kudu Nma, confirmed the incident. He said, “There was a bomb blast. The (bomber) was either on a ... «DailyPost Nigeria, Jul 15»
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Acting in Nigeria is very challenging – Maryam Abdullahi
However, among the movies I have acted in, I like 'Rayuwar Kudu' and 'Auren Aljana.' They are good films, educative and straightforward. «Daily Trust, Jul 15»

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