о U+043E, о
CYRILLIC SMALL LETTER O
н
[U+043D]
Cyrillic п
[U+043F]

Contents

TranslingualEdit

 
Cyrillic letter О о (О о), normal above, italics below.
 
Handwritten forms

EtymologyEdit

  From early Cyrillic letter onŭ.

LetterEdit

о ‎(lower case, upper case О)

  1. Cyrillic small letter o

Related termsEdit

  • o (Latin alphabet)

See alsoEdit


AdygheEdit

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

о ‎(o)

  1. you (singular)

NounEdit

о ‎(o)

  1. weather
    Ом изытет IаеThe weather is so bad.
    Сэ сыкъэкIощтэп, сыда пIомэ ом изытет Iэе дэд — I am not coming because the weather is so bad.

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit


Old Church SlavonicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *o(b), from Proto-Indo-European *h₃ebʰi.

PrepositionEdit

о ‎(o)

  1. about
  2. around
  3. through
  4. during
  5. because of
  6. for
  7. in

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Mali staroslavensko-hrvatski rječnik, Matica hrvatska, Zagreb, 2004

OssetianEdit

PronunciationEdit

LetterEdit

о ‎(o) ‎(upper case О)

  1. The nineteenth letter of the Ossetian alphabet

See alsoEdit


RomanianEdit

ArticleEdit

о

  1. Cyrillic spelling of o.

RussianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit

LetterEdit

о ‎(o) ‎(lower case, upper case О)

  1. The sixteenth letter of the Russian Cyrillic alphabet.
See alsoEdit
  • Previous letter: н(n)
  • Next letter: п(p)

NounEdit

о ‎(on inan ‎(indeclinable)

  1. The Cyrillic letter О(O), о(o).
  2. The Roman letter O, o.

Etymology 2Edit

InterjectionEdit

о ‎(o)

  1. oh
    О бо́же!‎ ― O bóže! ― Oh God!

Etymology 3Edit

From Proto-Slavic *o(b), from Proto-Indo-European *h₃ebʰi.

Alternative formsEdit

  • об(ob) (before vowels and in some other cases)
  • обо(obo) (before some words such as мне or все)

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)
  • (stressed) IPA(key): [o]
  • (unstressed) IPA(key): [ə]
  • (unstressed, pre-tonal) IPA(key): [ɐ]

PrepositionEdit

о ‎(o)

  1. (+ prepositional case): about, of, on
    Я чита́л о нём‎ ― Ja čitál o njóm ― I’ve read about him.
  2. (+ accusative case): against, upon
    опира́ться о сте́ну‎ ― opirátʹsja o sténu ― to lean against the wall

Pronunciation and usage notesEdit

The о form is unstressed except in the idiom бок о́‎ бок.

The form о is usually used before consonants. In some cases before consonants the form обо is used. Before a iotated vowel and before the pronoun их the forms об and o are used interchangeably.

Instead of его, её, the forms beginning with н- are used: о него, о неё.


Serbo-CroatianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Alternative formsEdit

  • (uppercase): О

PronunciationEdit

LetterEdit

о ‎(Latin spelling o)

  1. The 18th letter of the Serbo-Croatian Cyrillic alphabet, preceded by њ and followed by п.

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Slavic *o(b), from Proto-Indo-European *h₃ebʰi. See о-, об-.

PronunciationEdit

PrepositionEdit

о ‎(Latin spelling o)

  1. (with accusative) on, against
    об(ј)есити нешто о куку — to hang something on a hook
    ударити главом о зид — to hit one's head against the wall
    огр(иј)ешити се о закон — to violate a law
  2. (with locative) about, concerning
    бринути се о некоме — to take care of somebody
    в(иј)ест о катастрофи — news about the catastrophe
    р(иј)еч је о..., ради се о.... — it's about..., this refers to...