Ultimately from both Proto-Germanic*ta and *tō. Cognate with Germanzu; see there for more.
“zo” in Patuzzi, Umberto, ed., (2013) Ünsarne Börtar [Our Words], Luserna, Italy: Comitato unitario delle isole linguistiche storiche germaniche in Italia / Einheitskomitee der historischen deutschen Sprachinseln in Italien
From Middle Dutchsô, from Old Dutchsō, from Proto-West Germanic*swā, from a merger of Proto-Germanic*swa and *swē.
so, thus, like that/this
so, that, to such an extent
(zo ... als) as .. as
soon, right away
Petjo: so, soo, zo, zoo
Skepi Creole Dutch: so
zo (accusative singularzo-on, pluralzo-oj, accusative pluralzo-ojn)
The name of the Latin-script letter Z.
(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
From Frenchos(“bones”). In French, the plural word os is commonly preceded by a word, such as aux, les or mes, whose final s or x is not pronounced except before vowels, where it is pronounced /z/. As a result, os was reanalyzed as beginning with /z/.
Rōmaji transcription of ぞ
Rōmaji transcription of ゾ
Louisiana Creole French
Alternative form of vouzòt
Followed by the genitive case.
The standard form is z. The zo form is used before words starting with the letters z, ž, s, š and certain consonant clusters.
zo in Slovak dictionaries at slovnik.juls.savba.sk
Torres Strait Creole
Combining stem of zona.
From Middle Englishso, from Old Englishswā, from Proto-West Germanic*swā.
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