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Lo

English

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

From Middle English lo, loo, from Old English l? ("exclamation of surprise, grief, or joy"). Conflated in Middle English with lo! (interjection), a corruption of lok!, loke! ("look!") (as in lo we! (look we!)). Cognate with Scots lo, lu ("lo"). See also look.

Interjection

lo

  1. (archaic) look, see, behold (in an imperative sense).
    • c. 1610-11, Shakespeare, William, The Tempest[1], act III, scene ii:
      Caliban: Lo, lo again! Bite him to death, I prithee.
    • 1925, Brewitt-Taylor, Charles Henry, Romance of the Three Kingdoms, translation of original by Luo Guanzhong:
      Emperor Ling went in state to the Hall of Virtue. As he drew near the throne, a rushing whirlwind arose in the corner of the hall and, lo! from the roof beams floated down a monstrous black serpent that coiled itself up on the very seat of majesty. The Emperor fell in a swoon.
    • 1959, Anthony Burgess, Beds in the East (The Malayan Trilogy), published 1972, page 588:
      "Tambi will be here in..." He computed carefully. "... in exactly twenty seconds." And, lo, Tambi appeared at that very moment.
Synonyms
Related terms
Translations

Etymology 2

Variant of low.

Adjective

lo (not comparable)

  1. Informal spelling of low.
Derived terms
Related terms

Etymology 3

Contraction

lo

  1. (colloquial) hello ('lo; see hallo)

Anagrams


Aragonese

Pronoun

lo

  1. him (direct object)

Asturian

Etymology

From Vulgar Latin *lo, *illu, from Latin illud, neuter of ille.

Article

lo n sg (masculine el, feminine la, masculine plural los, feminine plural les)

  1. (definite) the

Pronoun

lo

  1. it (third-person singular neuter direct pronoun)

Basque

Noun

lo inan

  1. sleep

Derived terms


Catalan

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

From Vulgar Latin *illu, from Latin illum, accusative of ille.

Pronoun

lo (enclitic, contracted 'l, proclitic el, contracted proclitic l')

  1. him (direct object)
Declension
Usage notes
  • -lo is the full (plena) form of the pronoun. It is normally used after verbs ending with consonant or ?u?.
    Has d'ajudar-lo. - You have to help him.

Etymology 2

From Latin illum, from ille.

Article

lo m (feminine la, masculine plural los, feminine plural les)

  1. (archaic or dialectal) the (definite article)
    Synonym: (standard) el

Further reading


Chickasaw

Pronoun

lo

  1. I

Chinese

Pronunciation

Noun

lo

  1. (neologism, mostly in compounds) Lolita fashion
    lo?  -  lo niáng  -  a girl who regularly dresses in lolita fashion

Derived terms


Cornish

Etymology

From Proto-Brythonic *llu, from Proto-Celtic *l?g?. Cognate with Welsh llwy, Breton loa (Vannes dialect loé, lui).

Pronunciation

Noun

lo f (plural loyow)

  1. spoon

Esperanto

Pronunciation

Noun

lo (accusative singular lo-on, plural lo-oj, accusative plural lo-ojn)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter L.

See also


Galician

Etymology 1

See o. Compare Portuguese lo.

Article

lo m sg (feminine singular la, masculine plural los, feminine plural las)

  1. Alternative form of o ("the", masculine singular)
    Para seres forte debes come-lo caldo.
    You must eat the broth for growing strong.
Usage notes

The l- forms of article are compulsorily used after the preposition por and adverb u. It is optional when the preceding word ends in -r or -s, after unstressed pronouns nos, vos and lles (when they are enclitc) of ambos, entrambos, todos, tras and copulative conjunction (e mais and tonic pronouns vós and nós followed by a numerical precision).

Related terms

Etymology 2

Pronoun

lo m (accusative)

  1. Alternative form of o ("him")
Usage notes

The l- forms of accusative third-person pronouns are used when the preceding word ends in -r or -s, and is suffixed to the preceding word.

Related terms

Ido

Etymology

Back-formation from co ("this"), to ("that"), based on la ("the"), ol ("it").[1]

Pronunciation

Pronoun

lo

  1. referring to a previous sentence or phrase, i.e. a fact rather than an object; it, the
    Il esas mortinta de tri monati, e vu ne savas lo!
    He's been dead for three months, and you didn't know it (that he's been dead for three months)!

References

  1. ^ Progreso, VI, 238

Indonesian

Etymology 1

From Betawi Kota lo ("you"), from Hokkien ? (). Doublet of lu.

Pronoun

lo

  1. (chiefly Jakarta, slang) Second-person singular pronoun: you, your, yours
    Oke, kalau lo baper, yuk cabut.[1] - OK, if you are sensitive, let's go!

Synonyms

Indonesian informal second-person pronouns:

References

  1. ^ 2018, Yuni Astuti, Saipeh Baper, CV Jejak (Jejak Publisher) (->ISBN), page 53:

Etymology 2

Interjection

lo

  1. Alternative spelling of loh.

Particle

lo

  1. Alternative spelling of loh.

Further reading


Interlingua

Pronoun

lo

  1. it, that (direct object)
    Tu lo audi? - Do you hear it?

Related terms


Italian

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

From a Vulgar Latin *illu, from Latin illum, illud, the accusative singular of ille, by dropping il- and -m. [1]

Article

Italian Definite Articles
singular plural
masculine il
lo/l'
i
gli
feminine  la/l' le

lo m sg (plural gli)

  1. The form of il that is used before the so-called impure consonants, that is, s+consonant (impure s), gn, pn, ps, x or z; before a vowel it becomes l'; the
    l'osso - the bone
    lo stato - the state
    lo zio - the uncle

Etymology 2

From Latin illum, the accusative singular of ille.

Alternative forms

Pronoun

lo m sg (plural li, female la)

  1. (accusative) him
    Lo conosci? - Do you know him?
  2. (accusative) it, this or that thing
    Synonym: ciò
    Quando te lo diedi. - When I gave it to you.
See also

References

  1. ^ Patota, Giuseppe (2002) Lineamenti di grammatica storica dell'italiano (in Italian), Bologna: il Mulino, ->ISBN, page 123

Japanese

Romanization

lo

  1. R?maji transcription of
  2. R?maji transcription of

Laboya

Verb

lo

  1. to go
    Synonyms: kako, attu

References

  • Rina, A. Dj.; Kabba, John Lado B. (2011), "lo", in Kamus Bahasa Lamboya, Kabupaten Sumba Bakat [Dictionary of Lamboya Language, West Sumba Regency], Waikabubak: Dinas Kebudayaan dan Pariwisata, Kabupaten Sumba Bakat, page 60

Lashi

Etymology

From Proto-Lolo-Burmese [Term?], from Proto-Sino-Tibetan *laj. Cognates include Chinese ? (lái) and Burmese (la).

Pronunciation

Verb

lo

  1. (intransitive) to come

Synonyms

References

  • Hkaw Luk (2017) A grammatical sketch of Lacid[2], Chiang Mai: Payap University (master thesis), page 16

Lolopo

Etymology

From Proto-Loloish *?-l(y)a¹ (Bradley), from Proto-Sino-Tibetan. Cognate with Sichuan Yi ?? (hxa nie), Burmese ? (hlya), S'gaw Karen ? (pla?), Tedim Chin lei², Drung pvlai, Chepang (le).

Pronunciation

Noun

lo 

  1. (Yao'an) tongue

Luxembourgish

Pronunciation

Adverb

lo

  1. Alternative form of elo

Malagasy

Adjective

lo

  1. rotten, spoiled

Mandarin

Romanization

lo (Zhuyin )

  1. Pinyin transcription of ?

Usage notes

  • Almost all syllables transliterated from Chinese speech contain one of four diacritics indicating tone. This is one of the few syllables in the Chinese language that is transcribed only in a toneless form.

Middle Dutch

Etymology

From Old Dutch *l?

Noun

 f or n

  1. clearing in a forest

Inflection

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Derived terms

Descendants

  • Dutch: lo (obsolete outside toponyms)

Further reading

  • "loo", in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • Verwijs, E.; Verdam, J. (1885-1929), "loo", in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, ->ISBN, page loo

Neapolitan

Pronoun

lo

  1. Alternative form of 'o

Norwegian Bokmål

Noun

lo n (definite singular loet, uncountable)

  1. lint

Derived terms

Verb

lo

  1. past of le

Norwegian Nynorsk

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

Confer with Icelandic . May have something to do with Old Norse lagðr.

Noun

lo f (definite singular loa, indefinite plural loer, definite plural loene)

  1. woollen hairs that shed off knitted or woven fabrics
Derived terms
See also

Etymology 2

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

From Old Norse , lóa.

Noun

lo f (definite singular loa, indefinite plural loer, definite plural loene)

  1. any of various birds of the family Charadriidae, the plovers and dotterels
Derived terms

Etymology 3

From Old Norse lóð f or n.

Noun

lo f (definite singular loa, indefinite plural loer, definite plural loene)

  1. (agriculture) a harvested (especially grain), that has been cut but not threshed
  2. (agriculture, collective) grain, husk and straw
  3. (agriculture) a grain harvest
  4. (agriculture, collective) hay

Etymology 4

From Old Norse  f or n ("a clearing in the forest").

Noun

lo f (definite singular loa, indefinite plural loer, definite plural loene)

  1. Used in placenames: meadow
    Synonyms: grasslette, eng
Related terms

Etymology 5

From Dutch and or Middle Low German.

Noun

lo m (definite singular loen, indefinite plural loar, definite plural loane)

  1. (nautical) part of a vessel whose side faces the wind
Synonyms
Antonyms

Adjective

lo (singular and plural lo)

  1. located or situated on the windy side

See also

Etymology 6

From Middle Low German lot (genitive lodes). Doublet of lodd.

Noun

lo f (definite singular loa, indefinite plural loer, definite plural loene)

  1. a shotgun shell
Derived terms

Etymology 7

Akin to Icelandic löð.

Noun

lo f (definite singular loa, indefinite plural loer, definite plural loene)

  1. a tool used to form the head of nails
Derived terms

Etymology 8

Of unknown origin.

Noun

lo n (definite singular loet, indefinite plural lo, definite plural loa)

  1. natural fertilizer
  2. dung

Etymology 9

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb

lo

  1. past tense of le

Etymology 10

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb

lo

  1. imperative of loa and loe

References

  • "lo" in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Anagrams


Occitan

Alternative forms

  • lou (Mistralian)
  • le (Toulouse, Massat)
  • eth (Gascon)

Etymology

From Old Occitan lo, from Vulgar Latin *lo, *illu, from Latin illum.

Pronunciation

Article

lo (feminine la, masculine plural los, feminine plural las)

  1. the; masculine singular definite article

Usage notes

  • In the Provençal dialect, the masculine and feminine plural is lei.

Old French

Etymology

From Vulgar Latin *lo, *illu, from Latin illum; compare Old Occitan lo.

Article

lo

  1. (9th and 10th centuries) Alternative form of le; masculine singular oblique definite article

Pronoun

lo

  1. (9th and 10th centuries) Alternative form of le; masculine singular object pronoun

Old Occitan

Etymology

From Vulgar Latin *lo, *illu, from Latin illum; compare Old French lo.

Article

lo (feminine la)

  1. the; masculine singular definite article

Descendants

  • Occitan: lo

Papiamentu

Etymology

From Portuguese logo ("soon") and Spanish luego ("soon, later").

Verb

lo

Indicates the future tense of a verb.

  1. shall
  2. will

Phalura

Etymology 1

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation

Determiner

lo (demonstrative, Perso-Arabic spelling )

  1. that (agr: dist nom masc sg)

References

  • Liljegren, Henrik; Haider, Naseem (2011) Palula Vocabulary (FLI Language and Culture Series; 7)‎[3], Islamabad, Pakistan: Forum for Language Initiatives, ->ISBN

Etymology 2

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation

Pronoun

lo (demonstrative, Perso-Arabic spelling )

  1. it
  2. he (dist masc nom)

References

  • Liljegren, Henrik; Haider, Naseem (2011) Palula Vocabulary (FLI Language and Culture Series; 7)‎[4], Islamabad, Pakistan: Forum for Language Initiatives, ->ISBN

Portuguese

Etymology

See o.

Pronunciation

Pronoun

lo

  1. Alternative form of o (third-person masculine singular objective pronoun) used as an enclitic and mesoclitic following a verb form ending in a consonant (-z, -r and -s, but not -m); the consonant is elided and the preceding vowel takes an accent if necessary
    Contá-lo (contar) - To tell it.
    Contámo-lo (contamos) - We told it.
    Fi-lo (fiz) - I did it.

Coordinate terms

  • no (following a nasal vowel), o (following an oral vowel)

See also

See Template:Portuguese personal pronouns for further pronouns.


Romansch

Alternative forms

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan) lad

Etymology

From Latin l?tus.

Adjective

lo m (feminine singular loa, masculine plural los, feminine plural loas)

  1. (Sutsilvan) wide, broad

Synonyms

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Sutsilvan, Surmiran) lartg
  • (Puter, Vallader) larg

Silesian

Preposition

lo

  1. by, at, on
  2. to
  3. for

Southern Ndebele

Etymology 1

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronoun

lo

  1. this; class 1 proximal demonstrative.

Etymology 2

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronoun

lo

  1. this; class 3 proximal demonstrative.

Spanish

Etymology

From a Vulgar Latin *lo, *illu. Masculine pronoun from Latin illum, singular masculine accusative of ille. Neuter article and pronoun form from Latin illud, neuter of ille. Compare Portuguese o.

Pronunciation

Article

lo

  1. neuter definite article used to make abstract nouns from adjectives; the
    lo pobre - the poorness / what is poor / the poor thing

Pronoun

lo

  1. accusative of él, ello, and usted (when referring to a man); him, it, you (formal)
    lo veo - I see it
  2. impersonal neuter pronoun (clitic form of ello); it, that
    lo es - That's it

Derived terms

See also


Swahili

Pronunciation

Interjection

lo

  1. oh!

Swedish

Etymology

From Middle Low German los, from or related to Old Saxon lioht ("light").

Pronunciation

Noun

lo c

  1. a lynx
    Synonym: lodjur

Declension

Declension of lo 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative lo lon loar loarna
Genitive los lons loars loarnas

Derived terms

Anagrams


Tok Pisin

Etymology

From English law.

Noun

lo

  1. law

Vietnamese

Etymology

Non-Sino-Vietnamese reading of Chinese ? ("be concerned; worry about", SV: l?).

Pronunciation

Verb

lo o (?, ?)

  1. to bother; to worry
  2. to attend to; to care for

Derived terms

Derived terms

Welsh

Noun

lo m

  1. Soft mutation of llo.

Mutation

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
llo lo unchanged unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Noun

lo m

  1. Soft mutation of glo.

Mutation

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
glo lo nglo unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Westrobothnian

Etymology 1

From Old Norse  f. Cognate with Norwegian lo f, luv m, Old English wl?h f. Related to Old Norse lagðr m ("tuft of wool or hair").

Noun

lo n

  1. fluff
  2. dust (of tissues)
  3. fringe of cloth and other textiles

Etymology 2

From Middle Low German l?t, from Proto-West Germanic *laud.

Noun

lo n

  1. plummet

Etymology 3

From Old Norse lófi, láfi ("threshing barn"). Cognate with Norwegian låve, Swedish loge.

Noun

lo m

  1. threshing barn
Derived terms

Wutunhua

Etymology

From Tibetan (lo).

Pronunciation

Noun

lo

  1. year
    Synonym: nian

References

  • Erika Sandman (2016) A Grammar of Wutun[5], University of Helsinki (PhD), ->ISBN

Xhosa

Etymology 1

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation

Pronoun

  1. this; class 1 proximal demonstrative.

Etymology 2

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation

Pronoun

  1. this; class 3 proximal demonstrative.

Etymology 3

Pronoun

-lo

  1. Combining stem of lona.

Zaniza Zapotec

Noun

lo

  1. eye

Zhuang

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

Particle

lo (old orthography lo)

  1. Used at the end of a sentence to indicate a change of state or a new situation.
    • 2016, Gij Baujcingq Moq Caeuq Geij Bonj Gij Baujcingq Daeuzdaeuz [The New Testament with A Few Books of the Old Testament], Hong Kong: New Bridge Publishing Company Limited, ->ISBN, Lizsij dih Gaihcij [Genesis] 1:3:
      Gajlaeng Cangqdiq naeuz: "Rongh!" Yiengq couh doq miz rongh lo.
      And God said, Let there be light: and there was light.
  2. Used at the end of a sentence to express affirmation or conclusiveness.

Etymology 2

Noun

lo (Sawndip form , old orthography lo)

  1. (dialectal) daughter-in-law

Etymology 3

Verb

lo (Sawndip form , old orthography lo)

  1. (dialectal) to worry; to be anxious

Zou

Lo.

Pronunciation

Noun

  1. basket

References

  • Lukram Himmat Singh (2013) A Descriptive Grammar of Zou, Canchipur: Manipur University, page 40

Zulu

Etymology 1

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation

Pronoun

lo

  1. this; class 1 proximal demonstrative.
Inflection
Stem -ló
Full form
Locative kulo
Full form
Locative kulo
Copulative yilo
Possessive forms
Modifier Substantive
Class 1 walo owalo
Class 2 balo abalo
Class 3 walo owalo
Class 4 yalo eyalo
Class 5 lalo elalo
Class 6 alo awalo
Class 7 salo esalo
Class 8 zalo ezalo
Class 9 yalo eyalo
Class 10 zalo ezalo
Class 11 lwalo olwalo
Class 14 balo obalo
Class 15 kwalo okwalo
Class 17 kwalo okwalo

Etymology 2

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation

Pronoun

lo

  1. this; class 3 proximal demonstrative.
Inflection
Stem -ló
Full form
Locative kulo
Full form
Locative kulo
Copulative yilo
Possessive forms
Modifier Substantive
Class 1 walo owalo
Class 2 balo abalo
Class 3 walo owalo
Class 4 yalo eyalo
Class 5 lalo elalo
Class 6 alo awalo
Class 7 salo esalo
Class 8 zalo ezalo
Class 9 yalo eyalo
Class 10 zalo ezalo
Class 11 lwalo olwalo
Class 14 balo obalo
Class 15 kwalo okwalo
Class 17 kwalo okwalo

Etymology 3

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Pronunciation

Pronoun

lo

  1. Combining stem of lona.

References


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