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EnglishEdit

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NounEdit

fo (plural fos)

  1. (paper, printing) Abbreviation of folio., page and book size (10"-12.5" x 15"-20").

SynonymsEdit

  • (page and book size): f
  • (book size): F

AnagramsEdit


EsperantoEdit

NounEdit

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

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter F/f.

See alsoEdit


EweEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

fo

  1. brother (older brother)
  2. cousin (older male cousin)

VerbEdit

fo

  1. to peel (remove skin)

JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

fo

  1. rōmaji reading of ふぉ
  2. rōmaji reading of フォ

JèrriaisEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French fol, from Latin follis.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

fo m (plural fos)

  1. madman

LojbanEdit

CmavoEdit

fo

  1. indicates that the following word or phrase is the x4 sumti

Related termsEdit


MandarinEdit

RomanizationEdit

fo

  1. Nonstandard spelling of .
  2. Nonstandard spelling of .

Usage notesEdit

  • 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.

ManxEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish fo, from Proto-Celtic *wo, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)upo (under, up from under).

PrepositionEdit

fo

  1. under
  2. below

InflectionEdit

Singular Plural
Person 1st 2nd 3rd m. 3rd f. 1st 2nd 3rd
Normal foym foyd fo foee foin feue foue
Emphatic foyms foyds fosyn foeeish foinyn feueish fouesyn

PronounEdit

fo

  1. 3rd person singular of fo
    under him/it

Derived termsEdit


Old IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Celtic *wo, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)upo (under, up from under).

PrepositionEdit

fo

  1. under
  2. beneath
  3. towards
  4. through
  5. throughout

DescendantsEdit

  • Irish: faoi
  • Manx: fo
  • Scottish Gaelic: fo

Scottish GaelicEdit

PrepositionEdit

fo

  1. under, below, beneath
  2. under the influence of

AntonymsEdit

Usage notesEdit

Derived termsEdit

  • The following prepositional pronouns:
Combining

pronoun

Prepositional

pronoun

Prepositional

pronoun (emphatic)

mi fodham fodhamsa
tu fodhad fodhadsa
e fodha fodhasan
i foidhpe foidhpese
sinn fodhainn fodhainne
sibh fodhaibh fodhaibhse
iad fodhpa fodhpasan

Sranan TongoEdit

NumeralEdit

fo

  1. (cardinal) four

VenetianEdit

VerbEdit

fo

  1. first-person singular present indicative of far

VolapükEdit

PrepositionEdit

fo

  1. in front of; before (place)

AntonymsEdit


WelshEdit

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

fo

  1. he, him.

Usage notesEdit

Fo is used in north Wales and a variant of o. The choice between o and fo is dependent on grammatical and euphonic considerations. The forms e and fe are used in the south.

VerbEdit

fo

  1. soft mutation of bo