How to Pronounce dago?

Correct pronunciation for the word "dago" is [dˈe͡ɪɡə͡ʊ], [dˈe‍ɪɡə‍ʊ], [d_ˈeɪ_ɡ_əʊ].

"Dago" in context

Dago is a common term often used to refer to a person of Italian or Spanish descent, typically used in North America. Its origin is uncertain, but many historians believe it originated in the late 19th and early 20th-century United States, as a derogatory term used against Italian and other southern Europeans who immigrated to the US. While the term dago has been used in a derogatory manner, some people of Italian or Spanish descent have taken it and re-appropriated it as a term of pride.

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