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In an 1809 marriage record, I see a word that logically equates to "ditto" in the date column. I have searched online translators, even considered Latin, exchanging the first letter. The word looks like Bodem, but what is the German word?

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Here is the preceding with a similar example. another full page

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    I didn't think it was appropriate to include the entire image, but will try to attach it. It is a single word, in the date column, obviously a "ditto", because it repeats the previous entry's date. Thanks for the suggestion. I am new and learning. – Vsaxongirl Feb 7 at 15:04
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    The context is always important, so it is definitely appropriate to include the entire image. – Paul Frost Feb 8 at 0:41
  • By the way, the English "ditto" is the same as the German "dito". – Paul Frost Feb 8 at 0:44
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    "Ditto/dito" is actually a shortened version of the expression "idem ditto/dito". "Idem" means "same", and obviously has the same root as the "eodem" identified by @fluctuatingpsychosis. – Falc Feb 8 at 10:05
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I suppose this reads eodem, Latin for "in the same place", and – if it doesn't refer to a place of birth, death, or marriage, but to a date – is a short form of eodem die, "on the same day".

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