nod englannista suomeksi
To briefly incline the head downwards as a cursory greeting.
To sway, move up and down.
- By every wind that nods the mountain pine.
1819, William Wordsworth, ''On Seeing a Tuft of Snowdrops in a Storm''
- Frail snowdrops that together cling / and nod their helmets, smitten by the wing / of many a furious whirl-blast sweeping by.
To gradually asleep.
To signify by a nod.
''They nodded their assent.''
''Even nods|Homer nods.''
To head; to strike the ball with one's head.
''Jones nods the ball back to his goalkeeper.''
To allude to something.
March 15 2012, Soctt Tobias, ''The Kid With A Bike'' Review
- Though the title nods to the Italian neo-realist classic Bicycle Thieves—and Cyril, much like the father and son in that movie, spends much of his time tracking down the oft-stolen possession—The Kid With A Bike isn’t about the bike as something essential to his livelihood, but as his sole connection to the freedom and play of childhood itself.
An instance of inclining the head up and down, as to indicate agreement, or as a cursory greeting.
''For the fifth time in her career she received a Grammy nod, she has yet to win the award.''
2011 ''(w)'', "Pilot" (season 1, episode 1):
- Allen Gregory DeLongpre: Really putting a damper on the ol' Tony nod.
a necessity for something
(nasal mutation of)