K9 Edo Joins HTPD
Beautiful dog! Congratulations, and could you tell us how to pronounce the name? EEdo or Ehdo? Happy that Officer Laver was able to get a new partner. I know he'll always miss Jada, but glad we have another K9 in town!
It can be a ruff job. Not all bark, lots of bite. Going to the dogs because man’s best friend ain’t man. Now that’s some irony.
Hope they got a doggie cam so we can watch.
This appears to be the meaning of the name Edo.
Edo means “rich guard”, “guardian of his property” (from Old English “ead” = fortune/wealth/property + “weard” = guard).
I am incorrect in my statement of the pronunciation I believe. I went by how a couple of his new colleagues pronounced it. According to what I just learned it is pronounced Eh- dough. Naturally it is whatever he has been trained to respond to.
This is a site where one can hear the pronunciation.
It's also the name of a Period in Japanese History between 1603 and 1868 ruled by the Tokugawa Shogunate, as well as the old name for Tokyo. They would also pronounce it as "Eh- dough".
It's also an African language, spoken by the Edo People of Benin & Nigeria, same pronunciation, I believe.
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