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Definitions and meaning of lo

lo

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ləʊ/
  • (US) IPA(key): /loʊ/
  • Homophones: low, Lowe
  • Rhymes: -əʊ

Etymology 1

From Middle English lo, loo, from Old English (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).
Synonyms
  • See Thesaurus:lo
Related terms
  • lo and behold
Translations

Etymology 2

Variant of low.

Adjective

lo (not comparable)

  1. Informal spelling of low.
Derived terms
  • lo-cal
  • lo-tech
Related terms
  • hi
  • mid

Etymology 3

Contraction

lo

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

Anagrams

  • -ol, OL, Ol., ol, ol'

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

  • lo egin 'sleep' (verb)
  • logela 'bedroom'

Catalan

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -o

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

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: el (standard)

Further reading

  • “lo” in Diccionari de la llengua catalana, segona edició, Institut d’Estudis Catalans.
  • “lo” in Gran Diccionari de la Llengua Catalana, Grup Enciclopèdia Catalana.
  • “lo” in Diccionari normatiu valencià, Acadèmia Valenciana de la Llengua.
  • “lo” in Diccionari català-valencià-balear, Antoni Maria Alcover and Francesc de Borja Moll, 1962.

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 *lluɨɣ, from Proto-Celtic *lēgā. Cognate with Welsh llwy, Breton loa (Vannes dialect loé, lui).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [loː]

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

  • (Latin-script letter names) litero; a, bo, co, ĉo, do, e, fo, go, ĝo, ho, ĥo, i, jo, ĵo, ko, lo, mo, no, o, po, ro, so, ŝo, to, u, ŭo, vo, zo

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)
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
  • la
  • o

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
  • la
  • no
  • o

Ido

Etymology

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

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /lo/, /lɔ/

Pronoun

lo

  1. referring to a previous sentence or phrase, i.e. a fact rather than an object; it, the

References


Indonesian

Etymology

From Hokkien ().

Pronoun

lo

  1. (Jakarta, slang) Second-person singular pronoun: you, your, yours

Synonyms

Indonesian informal second-person pronouns:

  • kamu, mu (intimate)
  • antum (informal, Muslim community)
  • lu, lo, elu, elo, eloe (slang, Jakarta)
  • coen, koen, ko, kowe (slang, Java)
  • kau (informal, West Kalimantan)
  • engkau, kau, dikau (poetic)

References

Further reading

  • “lo” in Kamus Besar Bahasa Indonesia (KBBI) Daring, Jakarta: Badan Pengembangan dan Pembinaan Bahasa, Kementerian Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan Republik Indonesia, 2016.

Interlingua

Pronoun

lo

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

Related terms

  • illo

Italian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /lo/
  • Rhymes: -o

Etymology 1

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

Article

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

Etymology 2

From Latin illum, the accusative singular of ille.

Alternative forms

  • -lo (enclitic)

Pronoun

lo m sg (plural li, female la)

  1. (accusative) him
  2. (accusative) it, this or that thing
    Synonym: ciò
See also

References


Japanese

Romanization

lo

  1. Rōmaji transcription of ろ゚
  2. Rōmaji transcription of ロ゚

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-Sino-Tibetan *la-j ~ ra. Cognates include Chinese (lái) and Burmese လာ (la).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /lo/, [lɔ]

Verb

lo

  1. to come

Synonyms

References

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

Lolopo

Etymology

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

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ɮo³³]

Noun

lo 

  1. (Yao'an) tongue

Luxembourgish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /loː/

Adverb

lo

  1. Alternative form of elo

Malagasy

Adjective

lo

  1. rotten, spoiled

Mandarin

Romanization

lo (Zhuyin ˙ㄌㄛ)

  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.
  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

Middle Dutch

Etymology

From Old Dutch *lō, from Proto-Germanic *lauhaz.

Noun

 f or n

  1. clearing in a forest

Inflection

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Derived terms

  • lôon

Descendants

  • Dutch: lo (obsolete outside toponyms)

Further reading

  • “loo”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • Verwijs, E.; Verdam, J. (1885–1929) , “loo”, in Middelniederlandsch 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

  • loe

Verb

lo

  1. past of le

Norwegian Nynorsk

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /luː/

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
  • navlelo
  • stampelo
See also
  • lòden

Etymology 2

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) hey

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
  • Oslo

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
  • lovart
Antonyms
  • le

Adjective

lo (singular and plural lo)

  1. located or situated on the windy side

See also

  • luv (Bokmål)

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
  • torelo f

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
  • saumlo

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 main entry.

Verb

lo

  1. past tense of le

Etymology 10

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb

lo

  1. imperative of loa and loe

References

  • “lo” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Anagrams

  • LO, OL, ol, o.l.

Novial

Pronoun

lo (genitive lon, plural los)

  1. he; him

Related terms

  • la
  • le

Occitan

Alternative forms

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

Etymology

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

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

Portuguese

Etymology

See o.

Pronunciation

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /ˈlu/
  • Hyphenation: lo

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

Coordinate terms

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

See also


Romansch

Alternative forms

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan) lad

Etymology

From Latin lātus.

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

  • IPA(key): /lo/

Article

lo

  1. neuter definite article used to make abstract nouns from adjectives; the

Pronoun

lo

  1. accusative of él, ello, and usted (when referring to a man); him, it, you (formal)
  2. impersonal neuter pronoun (clitic form of ello); it, that

Derived terms

  • lo de
  • lo que
  • lo que sea

See also


Swahili

Interjection

lo

  1. oh!

Swedish

Etymology

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

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /luː/

Noun

lo c

  1. a lynx
    Synonym: lodjur

Declension

Derived terms

  • lodjur
  • lounge

Anagrams

  • o.l.

Tok Pisin

Etymology

From English law.

Noun

lo

  1. law

Vietnamese

Etymology

Non-Sino-Vietnamese reading of Chinese (be concerned,worry about, SV: lự).

Pronunciation

  • (Hà Nội) IPA(key): [lɔ˧˧]
  • (Huế) IPA(key): [lɔ˧˧]
  • (Hồ Chí Minh City) IPA(key): [lɔ˧˧]

Verb

lo • (𢗼, 𢥈)

  1. to bother, to worry, to attend to

Derived terms


Welsh

Noun

lo m

  1. Soft mutation of llo.

Mutation

Noun

lo m

  1. Soft mutation of glo.

Mutation


Westrobothnian

Etymology 1

From Old Norse  f. Cognate with Norwegian lo f, luv m, Old English wlōh 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 lōt, 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
  • langlo (oblong barn)

Xhosa

Etymology 1

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

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ló]

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

  • IPA(key): [ló]

Pronoun

  1. this; class 3 proximal demonstrative.

Etymology 3

Pronoun

-lo

  1. Combining stem of lona.

Zaniza Zapotec

Noun

lo

  1. eye

Zhuang

Pronunciation

  • (Standard Zhuang) IPA(key): /lo˨˦/
  • Tone numbers: lo1
  • Hyphenation: lo

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.
  2. Used at the end of a sentence to express affirmation or conclusiveness.

Etymology 2

Noun

lo (Sawndip form ⿰女卢, old orthography lo)

  1. (dialectal) daughter-in-law

Etymology 3

Verb

lo (Sawndip form ⿰口卢, old orthography lo)

  1. (dialectal) to worry; to be anxious

Zou

Noun

lo

  1. basket

References

  • http://www.languageinindia.com/feb2013/zouphonologyfinal.pdf

Zulu

Etymology 1

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

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈló/

Pronoun

lo

  1. this; class 1 proximal demonstrative.
Inflection

Etymology 2

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

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈló/

Pronoun

lo

  1. this; class 3 proximal demonstrative.
Inflection

Etymology 3

See the etymology of the main entry.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /lo/

Pronoun

lo

  1. Combining stem of lona.

References

  • C. M. Doke; B. W. Vilakazi (1972) , “lo”, in Zulu-English Dictionary, →ISBN: “lo (3-8)”

Source: wiktionary.org
  • (archaic) an interjection meaning see, look.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)