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Definitions and meaning of mo

mo

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /məʊ/
  • (US) enPR: , IPA(key): /moʊ/
  • Rhymes: -əʊ

Etymology 1

From Middle English mo, from Old English , from Proto-Germanic *maiz, from a comparative form of Proto-Indo-European *meh₂-. Cognate with Swedish mer, Danish mer; and with Irish , Albanian . See also more, most.

Adverb

mo (not comparable)

  1. (obsolete) to a greater degree
  2. (now dialectal) further, longer

Adjective

mo (not comparable)

  1. (archaic, dialectal) Greater in amount, quantity, or number (of discrete objects, as opposed to more, which was applied to substances)
    • 1526, William Tyndale, trans. Bible, Matthew XXII:
      Nether durste eny man from that daye forth axe hym eny moo questions.
    • c. 1380, William Langland, Piers Plowman
      With that ran there a route of ratones at ones,
      And smale mys myd hem, mo then a thousande

Etymology 2

Abbreviation of month.

Noun

mo (plural mos)

  1. (abbreviation) month

Etymology 3

Clipping of moment.

Noun

mo (uncountable)

  1. (colloquial) moment

Etymology 4

Clipping of homo, itself a short form of homosexual.

Noun

mo (plural mos)

  1. (slang) a homosexual

Etymology 5

Clipping of more, non-rhotic dialects, notably African American Vernacular English. Only coincidentally similar to sense 1 above. Compare fo' (for; four), ho (whore).

Alternative forms

  • mo'

Adjective

mo (not comparable)

  1. (slang) more
    • 1997, Notorious B.I.G., Mo Money Mo Problems

Etymology 6

moustache + -o (This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium. Particularly: “Surely just a shortening of "moustache"? "-o" suffix on a single letter looks implausible.”)

Noun

mo (plural mos)

  1. (Australia, New Zealand, colloquial) A moustache

Etymology 7

Clipping.

Noun

mo (plural mos)

  1. (prison slang) A molester.
    • 2018, James Kühnel, Carceration State
      The Idaho prison is full of cho-mos (child molesters), mos (molesters), and all types of sexual predators that have engaged in some type of abnormal sexual acts.
Related terms
  • chomo

Anagrams

  • O.M., OM, om

Abinomn

Noun

mo

  1. (anatomy) stomach

Adangme

Pronoun

mo

  1. you

Akan

Pronoun

mo

  1. ye, you (plural)

Albanian

Alternative forms

  • mos

Etymology

From Proto-Albanian *mē, from Proto-Indo-European *meh₁ (a prohibitive particle).

Particle

mo (masculine adjectival i mo, feminine singular e mo, masculine plural të mo, feminine plural të moa)

  1. don't

Alemannic German

Alternative forms

  • ma, , Maa, Mann, Mànn

Etymology

From Middle High German man, from Old High German man, from Proto-Germanic *mann-. Cognate with German Mann, Dutch man, English man, Icelandic maður, Swedish man, Gothic 𐌼𐌰𐌽𐌽𐌰 (manna).

Noun

mo m (Carcoforo)

  1. man
  2. husband

References

  • “mo” in Patuzzi, Umberto, ed., (2013) Ünsarne Börtar [Our Words], Luserna, Italy: Comitato unitario delle linguistiche storiche germaniche in Italia / Einheitskomitee der historischen deutschen Sprachinseln in Italien

Amanab

Noun

mo

  1. speech, language, word

Angguruk Yali

Noun

mo

  1. mountain

References

  • Christiaan Fahner, The morphology of Yali and Dani (1979), page 157

Antillean Creole

Etymology

From French mot (word).

Noun

mo

  1. word

Bikol Central

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /mo/

Adjective

mo

  1. second person singular possessive adjective; your

Dongxiang

Etymology

From Proto-Mongolic *mör (trail, path), compare Mongolian мөр (mör, road, path).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /mo/, [mʷo]

Noun

mo

  1. road, path

Esperanto

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /mo/
  • Hyphenation: mo

Noun

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

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

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

Haitian Creole

Etymology

From French mot (word).

Noun

mo

  1. word

Irish

Alternative forms

  • m’ (used before vowel sounds)

Etymology

From Old Irish mo, mu, from Proto-Celtic *moy, from Proto-Indo-European *(h₁)moy, clitic oblique case of *éǵh₂.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /mˠə/

Determiner

mo (triggers lenition)

  1. my
  2. me (direct object pronoun before verbal noun)

See also

Further reading

  • "mo" in Foclóir Gaeilge–Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • Entries containing “mo” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “mo” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.

Italian

Adverb

mo

  1. Alternative spelling of mo'

Japanese

Romanization

mo

  1. Rōmaji transcription of
  2. Rōmaji transcription of

Kalasha

Etymology

From Sanskrit मा (mā́), from Proto-Indo-European *meh₁ (prohibitive particle). Cognate with Hindi मत (mat), Persian مـ(ma-), Albanian mo.

Particle

mo

  1. do not, don't (prohibitive particle)

Lolopo

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [mo³³]

Etymology 1

From Proto-Loloish *C-ma³ (Bradley), from Proto-Sino-Tibetan. Cognate with Burmese -မ (-ma.).

Suffix

mo

  1. (Yao'an) female
See also
  • por
  • bol

Etymology 2

From Proto-Loloish *ma¹ (Bradley). Cognate with Sichuan Yi (ma), Naxi meel.

Noun

mo 

  1. (Yao'an) bamboo

Mandarin

Romanization

mo

  1. Nonstandard spelling of .
  2. Nonstandard spelling of .
  3. Nonstandard spelling of .
  4. Nonstandard spelling of .

Usage notes

  • 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.

Mauritian Creole

Etymology 1

From French moi (me).

Pronoun

mo (objective mwa)

  1. I (first-person singular nominative personal pronoun)
See also

Etymology 2

From French mot (word).

Noun

mo

  1. word

Alternative spelling: mot.


Norman

Etymology

From Latin mollis.

Adjective

mo m

  1. (Jersey) soft

Derived terms


Northern Sami

Etymology

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

Pronunciation

  • (Kautokeino) IPA(key): /ˈmoː/

Adverb

  1. how

Further reading

  • Koponen, Eino; Ruppel, Klaas; Aapala, Kirsti, editors (2002-2008) Álgu database: Etymological database of the Saami languages[1], Helsinki: Research Institute for the Languages of Finland

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology 1

Believed to be from the noun moe.

Adjective

mo (neuter singular mo or mott, definite singular and plural mo or moe)

  1. close, sultry

Etymology 2

From Old Norse moðr.

Alternative forms

  • mod

Adjective

mo (neuter singular mo, definite singular and plural mo or moe)

  1. tired, weary

Etymology 3

From Old Norse mór (moor)

Noun

mo m (definite singular moen, indefinite plural moer, definite plural moene)

  1. moor, heath
  2. (military) drill ground

Etymology 4

From Old Norse moð.

Noun

mo n (definite singular moet, indefinite plural mo, definite plural moa or moene)

  1. dust (e.g. sawdust)
  2. chaff (e.g. from hay)

References

  • “mo” in The Bokmål Dictionary.

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology 1

From Old Norse mór (moor), from Proto-Germanic *mōraz.

Noun

mo m (definite singular moen, indefinite plural moar, definite plural moane)

  1. moor, heath
  2. (military) drill ground

Etymology 2

Perhaps from the noun moe m.

Adjective

mo (neuter singular mo or mott, definite singular and plural mo or moe)

  1. close, sultry

Etymology 3

From Old Norse móðr, from Proto-Germanic *mōdaz.

Alternative forms

  • mod (alternative spelling)

Adjective

mo (neuter singular mo, definite singular and plural mo or moe)

  1. tired, weary

Etymology 4

From Old Norse moð.

Alternative forms

  • (alternative spelling)

Noun

mo n (definite singular moet, indefinite plural mo, definite plural moa)

  1. dust (e.g. sawdust)
  2. chaff (e.g. from hay)

Etymology 5

From German, originally moder.

Adverb

mo

  1. Used as an intensifier about loneliness
    Synonym: mutters

Etymology 6

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb

mo

  1. imperative of moa and moe

References

  • “mo” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Anagrams

  • , Mo, om, óm

Old Irish

Alternative forms

  • mu
  • m’ (used before vowel sounds)

Etymology

From Proto-Celtic *moy, from Proto-Indo-European *(h₁)moy, clitic oblique case of *éǵh₂.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /mo/

Determiner

mo (triggers lenition)

  1. my
    • c. 800, Würzburg Glosses on the Pauline Epistles, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1987, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. I, pp. 499–712, Wb. 10d23

Further reading

  • Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors (2019) , “1 mo”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language

Old Occitan

Pronoun

mo m (feminine ma, masculine plural mos)

  1. my (possessive; belong to 'me')

Réunion Creole French

Etymology

From French mot (word).

Noun

mo

  1. word

Samoan

Preposition

mo

  1. for

Scottish Gaelic

Etymology

From Old Irish mo, mu.

Pronoun

mo

  1. my, mine

Usage notes

  • Lenites the following word.
    mo + baile =
  • Takes the form m' before words beginning with a vowel:

Swahili

Particle

mo

  1. "inside" locative class suffix, "inside" of a definite place indicator

Inflection

See also

  • po: definite place indicator
  • ko: indefinite place indicator

Swedish

Noun

mo c

  1. sandy soil
  2. a sandy field, a moor, a heath

Declension

Derived terms
  • mosnäppa
  • pinnmo
  • morot

Anagrams

  • om

Tagalog

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /mo/

Adjective

mo

  1. second person singular possessive adjective; your

Tuvaluan

Preposition

mo

  1. for

Vietnamese

Pronunciation

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

Noun

mo • (𥷺, 𧄲)

  1. spathe of the areca tree

Welsh

Etymology

Reduced form of ddim o (not of, nothing of).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /mɔ/

Particle

mo (causes soft mutation)

  1. (colloquial) negative particle used when immediately preceding the definite article or a definite noun phrase

Usage notes

Because this form is used only when directly in front of a definite object, it only appears in the (non-periphrastic) preterite, future and conditional tenses.

In front of a pronoun, mo has personal forms the same as the preposition o.

See also

  • dim, ddim (negative particle used in all other situations)

Mutation

Does not mutate.


Westrobothnian

Etymology

From Old Norse móðr (emotion, anger,) from Proto-Germanic *mōdaz, whence also English mood. Influenced by French mode, from Latin modus. In the sense ’anger’ replaced by sinn. For the sense ’method’ compare me n.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /múː/, [mɯ́ᵝː] (example of pronunciation)
    Rhymes: -úːð
    (ð-dropping) Rhymes: -úː, -úːð
    (ð-r merger) Rhymes: -úːð, -úːr

Noun

mo n (definite singular mode or moe, plural mo)

  1. (singular only) Spirit, love of life, optimism.
  2. Way of behaving, mood.
  3. Fashion.
  4. Method.

Related terms

  • modd
  • moes
  • morasam
  • missmodd

Yao

Etymology

Cognates include Swahili moja.

Numeral

mo

  1. one

Usage notes

This number follows a noun and takes the noun class characteristic prefix, e.g. libweta limo (one box). See the Yao language article on Wikipedia for details on noun class prefixes.


Yoruba

Alternative forms

  • mi (used in a negative sentence, or generally in some dialects)

Pronoun

mo

  1. I (first-person singular personal pronoun)

See also


Source: wiktionary.org
  • a moment.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)