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3 letters words from 'abo'

ABO 5BOA 5
OBA 5 

2 letters words from 'abo'

AB 4BA 4
BO 4OB 4

All 3 letters words made out of abo

abo bao aob oab boa oba

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Definitions and meaning of abo

abo

Alternative forms

  • Abo

Etymology

1922, clipping of aborigine.

Pronunciation

  • (General Australian) IPA(key): /ˈæb.əʉ/, enPR: ă'bō
  • (UK) enPR: ă'bō, IPA(key): /ˈæb.əʊ/
  • (US) enPR: ă'bō, IPA(key): /ˈæb.oʊ/
  • Rhymes: -æbəʊ

Noun

abo (plural abos)

  1. (Australia, offensive, ethnic slur, slang) An aborigine; aboriginal. [First attested in the early 20th century.]

Synonyms

  • boong
  • gin (female Aborigine)
  • Jacky
  • lubra (female Aborigine)
  • Mary (female Aborigine)

References

Anagrams

  • AOB, BAO, Bao, OAB, Oba., a.o.b., bao, boa, oba

Bikol Central

Etymology 1

From Proto-Philippine *qabu, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(q)abu(s), from Proto-Austronesian *qabu.

Noun

abó

  1. ash; the solid remains of a fire
  2. tephra; volcanic ash

Etymology 2

Noun

ábo

  1. cough

Verb

ábo

  1. to cough

Cebuano

Etymology

From Proto-Philippine *qabu, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(q)abu(s), from Proto-Austronesian *qabu.

Noun

abo

  1. ash; the solid remains of a fire
  2. tephra; volcanic ash

Verb

abo

  1. to turn into ash (by burning)

Finnish

Noun

abo

  1. abo

Declension

Anagrams

  • boa

Hiligaynon

Adjective

ábo

  1. lazy

Noun

abó

  1. ash

Noun

ábo

  1. A type of small fish that is said to be lazy

Interjection

abô

  1. an exclamation that denotes aversion, contempt, or negation, equivalent to fie

Verb

abó (diminutive abó-ábo)

  1. to turn into ash

Kabuverdianu

Etymology

From Portuguese vós.

Pronoun

abo

  1. you

Kom (Cameroon)

Noun

abo

  1. leopard, tiger, big cat

References

  • Randy Jones, Provisional Kom - English lexicon (2001, Yaoundé, Cameroon)

Lower Sorbian

Alternative forms

  • abol

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈabɔ/

Conjunction

abo

  1. or

Further reading

  • abo in Ernst Muka/Mucke (St. Petersburg and Prague 1911–28): Słownik dolnoserbskeje rěcy a jeje narěcow / Wörterbuch der nieder-wendischen Sprache und ihrer Dialekte. Reprinted 2008, Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag.
  • abo in Manfred Starosta (1999): Dolnoserbsko-nimski słownik / Niedersorbisch-deutsches Wörterbuch. Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag.

Old Polish

Conjunction

abo

  1. or

Papiamentu

Alternative forms

  • bo (synonym)

Etymology

From Portuguese vós and Spanish vos and Kabuverdianu abo.

Pronoun

abo

  1. you (second person singular).

Polish

Etymology

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

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈa.bɔ/

Conjunction

abo

  1. (archaic or Cieszyn Silesia, Upper Silesia, Poznań) or

Synonyms

  • albo
  • czy

Further reading

  • abo in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • abo in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Tagalog

Etymology

From Proto-Philippine *qabu, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(q)abu(s), from Proto-Austronesian *qabu.

Noun

abó

  1. ash
  2. gray (color)

Derived terms


Upper Sorbian

Conjunction

abo

  1. or

Weyewa

Verb

abo

  1. (Loli) to scoop, to scoop up with cupped hands

References

  • Lobu Ori, S,Pd, M.Pd (2010), “abo”, in Kamus Bahasa Lolina [Dictionary of the Loli Language] (in Indonesian), Waikabubak: Kepala Dinas Kebudayaan dan Pariwisata, Kabupaten Sumba Barat

Xhosa

Pronoun

abo

  1. those; class 2 distal demonstrative.

Source: wiktionary.org
  • (short for) an aborigine.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)