о U+043E, о
CYRILLIC SMALL LETTER O
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Cyrillic п
[U+043F]
U+1C82, ᲂ
CYRILLIC SMALL LETTER NARROW O

[U+1C81]
Cyrillic Extended-C
[U+1C83]

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о (upper case О)

  1. A letter of the Cyrillic script, called o.

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о (upper case О)

  1. A letter of the Old Cyrillic script, called on or onu.
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Abaza

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о (o) (lower case, upper case О)

  1. The thirty-eighth letter of the Abaza alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Abkhaz

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о (o) (lower case, upper case О)

  1. The thirty-second letter of the Abkhaz alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Adyghe

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Etymology 1

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о (wo) (lower case, upper case О)

  1. The thirty-second letter of the Adyghe alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Etymology 2

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Compare Kabardian уэ ().

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): [wa]
  • Audio:(file)

Pronoun

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о (wo)

  1. you (singular)

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Noun

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о (wo)

  1. weather
    Ом изытет ӏае
    Wom jizətet ʼaje
    The weather is so bad.
    Сэ сыкъэкӏощтэп, сыда пӏомэ ом изытет ӏэе дэд
    Sɛ səqɛkʷʼośtɛp, səda pʷʼomɛ wom jizətet ʼɛje dɛd
    I am not coming because the weather is so bad.
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Aghul

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о (o) (lower case, upper case О)

  1. The twenty-fourth letter of the Aghul alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Alutor

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о (transliteration needed) (lower case, upper case О)

  1. The twenty-second letter of the Alutor alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Archi

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о (o) (lower case, upper case О)

  1. The fifty-second letter of the Archi alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Avar

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о (o) (lower case, upper case О)

  1. The twenty-third letter of the Avar alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Azerbaijani

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Other scripts
Cyrillic о
Abjad او

Etymology 1

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о (lower case, upper case О)

  1. The nineteenth letter of the Azerbaijani alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Etymology 2

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Cognate with Old Turkic 𐰆𐰞 (ol).

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о (o)

  1. he, she, it
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Bashkir

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Pronunciation

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  • (phoneme) IPA(key): /ʊ̞/
  • (in Russian borrowings) IPA(key): /o/

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о (o) (lower case, upper case О)

  1. The twentieth letter of the Bashkir alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Belarusian

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о (o) (lower case, upper case О)

  1. The sixteenth letter of the Belarusian alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Bulgarian

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о (o) (lower case, upper case О)

  1. The fifteenth letter of the Bulgarian alphabet, called о (o), and written in the Cyrillic script.

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Etymology 2

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

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о (o)

  1. against
    вълни́те разби́ваха о брега́
    vǎlníte razbívaha o bregá
    the waves crashed against the shore
  2. at (with reference to a look or glance)
    взи́рам се о стена́та
    vzíram se o stenáta
    I'm staring at the wall
  3. (archaic, cling, tie) to (a location))
  4. (archaic or literary, persist) in, (adhere) to (a theory, view, etc.)
  5. (archaic, hang) on/around (a location)
  6. (archaic) (bend/fold) in (a number) (indicating how many times something is bent or folded)
  7. (archaic or literary) about, concerning
  8. (archaic or literary) indicating how many times something is bigger, smaller, greater or less than something else

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From Proto-Slavic *o, ultimately a natural expression. Compare Ancient Greek (ô), Latin ō.

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о (o)

  1. oh (used when addressing someone)
    О бо́же, помогни́ ми!
    O bóže, pomogní mi!
    Oh God, help me!
  2. oh (used to emphasize a statement)
    О, каква́ красота́!
    O, kakvá krasotá!
    Oh, how beautiful!
    (literally, “Oh, what beauty!”)

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Buryat

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о (o) (lower case, upper case О)

  1. The sixteenth letter of the Buryat alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Chechen

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о (o) (lower case, upper case О)

  1. The twenty-first letter of the Chechen alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Chukchi

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о (transliteration needed) (lower case, upper case О)

  1. The nineteenth letter of the Chukchi alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Chuvash

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о (o) (lower case, upper case О)

  1. The eighteenth letter of the Chuvash alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Crimean Tatar

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о (transliteration needed) (lower case, upper case О)

  1. The nineteenth letter of the Crimean Tatar alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Dargwa

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о (o) (lower case, upper case О)

  1. The twenty-second letter of the Dargwa alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Dungan

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о (o) (lower case, upper case О)

  1. The nineteenth letter of the Dungan alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Eastern Mari

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о (o) (lower case, upper case О)

  1. The seventeenth letter of the Eastern Mari alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Even

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о (o) (lower case, upper case О)

  1. The seventeenth letter of the Even alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Evenki

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о (o) (lower case, upper case О)

  1. The seventeenth letter of the Evenki alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Ingush

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о (o) (lower case, upper case О)

  1. The twenty-first letter of the Ingush alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Itelmen

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о (transliteration needed) (lower case, upper case О)

  1. The twenty-fourth letter of the Itelmen alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Kabardian

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о (wo) (lower case, upper case О)

  1. The thirty-second letter of the Kabardian alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Kalmyk

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о (o) (lower case, upper case О)

  1. The twentieth letter of the Kalmyk alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Kazakh

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Alternative scripts
Arabic و
Cyrillic о
Latin o

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о (o) (lower case, upper case О)

  1. The twentieth letter of the Kazakh alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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о (o)

  1. oh (expression of surprise)

Khakas

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о (o) (lower case, upper case О)

  1. The nineteenth letter of the Khakas alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Kumyk

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о (o) (lower case, upper case О)

  1. The twentieth letter of the Kumyk alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Kyrgyz

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о (o) (lower case, upper case О)

  1. The seventeenth letter of the Kyrgyz alphabet, called о (o), and written in the Cyrillic script.

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Lezgi

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о (o) (lower case, upper case О)

  1. The twenty-first letter of the Lezgi alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Macedonian

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Etymology 1

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о (o) (lower case, upper case О)

  1. The nineteenth letter of the Macedonian alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Etymology 2

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Interjection

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о (o)

  1. wow (used to express approving amazement)

Mongolian

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Russian о (o).

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о (o) (lower case, upper case О)

  1. The sixteenth letter of the Mongolian alphabet, called о (o), and written in the Cyrillic script.

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о (o)

  1. The name of the Cyrillic script letter О / о.

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Nivkh

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о (o) (lower case, upper case О)

  1. The twenty-third letter of the Nivkh alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Northern Mansi

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о (o) (lower case, upper case О)

  1. The twenty-first letter of the Northern Mansi alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Old Church Slavonic

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Etymology 1

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о (o) (lower case, upper case О)

  1. A letter of the Old Church Slavonic alphabet, called онъ (onŭ), and written in the Cyrillic script.

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Etymology 2

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

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о (o)

  1. about
  2. around
  3. through
  4. during
  5. because of
  6. for
  7. in
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  • Mali staroslavensko-hrvatski rječnik, Matica hrvatska, Zagreb, 2004

Old East Slavic

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Alternative forms

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Etymology 1

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From Proto-Slavic *o. Cognates include Old Church Slavonic о (o) and Old Polish o.

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  • (ca. 9th CE) IPA(key): /ɔ/
  • (ca. 11th CE) IPA(key): /ɔ/
  • (ca. 13th CE) IPA(key): /ɔ/
  • Hyphenation: о

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о (o) (+ accusative or locative)

  1. (of time) at, during
  2. (of location) in, on, at
  3. (of location) behind, after
  4. (of amount) approximately, about
  5. (of relation) about, concerning
    • 1076, Sviatoslav's izbornik[1], page 1:
      [Слово] нѣкоѥг[о] [калꙋ]г[е]ра· о чь[тѥнии кн]игъ⁖
      [Slovo] někojeg[o] [kalu]g[e]ra· o čĭ[tjenii kn]igŭ⁖
      The speech of a certain monk on the reading of books.
  6. (of cause) because of; due to
  7. (of possession) having; ... worth
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  • Old Ruthenian: о (o)
    • Carpathian Rusyn: о (o)
    • Ukrainian: о (o)
  • Russian: о (o)

Etymology 2

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From Proto-Slavic *o. Cognates include Old Church Slavonic о (o) and Old Polish o.

Originally a natural expression. Compare Ancient Greek (ô), Latin ō, Old Irish a, Gothic 𐍉 (ō), Old Armenian ով (ov), Albanian o.

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  • (ca. 9th CE) IPA(key): /ˈɔ/
  • (ca. 11th CE) IPA(key): /ˈɔ/
  • (ca. 13th CE) IPA(key): /ˈɔ/
  • Hyphenation: о

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о (o)

  1. Used to express strong emotions; oh!
  2. Used before a noun in the vocative; O...
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  • Old Ruthenian: о (o)
    • Belarusian: о (o)
    • Carpathian Rusyn: о (o)
    • Ukrainian: о (o)
  • Russian: о (o)

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  • Sreznevsky, Izmail I. (1902) “о”, in Матеріалы для Словаря древне-русскаго языка по письменнымъ памятникамъ [Materials for the Dictionary of the Old East Slavic Language Based on Written Monuments]‎[2] (in Russian), volumes 2 (Л – П), Saint Petersburg: Department of Russian Language and Literature of the Imperial Academy of Sciences, column 491

Orok

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о (transliteration needed) (lower case, upper case О)

  1. The nineteenth letter of the Orok alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Ossetian

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о (o) (lower case, upper case О)

  1. The twenty-first letter of the Ossetian alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Romanian

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Etymology 1

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о (o) (lower case, upper case О)

  1. The sixteenth letter of the Moldovan alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Etymology 2

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Article

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о (o)

  1. Cyrillic spelling of o.

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Interjection

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о (o)

  1. Cyrillic spelling of o.

Etymology 4

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Pronoun

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о (o)

  1. Cyrillic spelling of o.

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Verb

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о (o)

  1. Cyrillic spelling of o.

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Verb

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о (o)

  1. Cyrillic spelling of o.

Russian

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Etymology 1

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о (o) (lower case, upper case О)

  1. The sixteenth letter of the Russian alphabet, called о (o), and written in the Cyrillic script.

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о (on inan (indeclinable)

  1. The name of the Cyrillic script letter О.
  2. The name of the Latin-script letter O/[[{{{4}}}#Russian|{{{4}}}]].

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Etymology 2

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Inherited from Old East Slavic о (o), from Proto-Slavic *o, ultimately a natural expression. Compare Ancient Greek (ô), Latin ō.

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о (o)

  1. oh
    О бо́же!O bóže!Oh God!

Etymology 3

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

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  • IPA(key): [ə]
  • IPA(key): [ɐ] (before a stressed syllable)
  • IPA(key): [o] (when stressed (uncommon))
  • Audio (stressed):(file)

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о (o)

  1. (+ prepositional case) about, of, on
    Я чита́л о нёмJa čitál o njomI’ve read about him.
  2. (literary) (+ accusative case) against, upon
    опира́ться о сте́нуopirátʹsja o sténuto lean against the wall
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  • The о (o) form is usually unstressed except in the idiom бок о́ бок (bok ó bok).
  • When governing the prepositional case, the form о (o) is used before consonants, except before a few clusters where the form обо (obo) is used.
  • When governing the accusative, the form о (o) is used before most consonants in the written language: the usage is variable before liquids. In the spoken language, об (ob) is used in all cases.
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  • об (ob)before vowels and in some other cases
  • обо (obo)before some words such as мне or все

Serbo-Croatian

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о (lower case, upper case О, Latin spelling o)

  1. The eighteenth letter of the Serbo-Croatian alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Etymology 2

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

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o (Latin spelling o)

  1. on, against [+accusative]
    об(ј)есити нешто о кукуto hang something on a hook
    ударити главом о зидto hit one's head against the wall
    огр(иј)ешити се о законto violate a law
  2. about, concerning [+locative]
    бринути се о некомеto take care of somebody
    в(иј)ест о катастрофиnews about the catastrophe
    Р(иј)еч је о..., ради се о...It's about..., this refers to...
    Написао сам есеј о раном средњем вијеку.I wrote an essay on the Early Middle Ages.

Solombala English

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Etymology

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Inherited from English oh.

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о (o)

  1. oh
    • 1867, Prušakevič, Ivan, “Соломбала, зимою и лѣтомъ [Solombala, in winter and summer]”, in Архангельскiя губернскiя вѣдомости [Arkhangelsk Governorate News], number 85, Arkhangelsk, page 4:
      О! Уезъ! Больше добра мачка.
      O! Ujez! Bolʹše dobra mačka.
      Oh! Yes! Very good much.

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  • Broch, Ingvild (1996) “Solombala-English in Archangel”, in Jahr, Ernst Håkon, Broch, Ingvild, editors, Language Contact in the Arctic: Northern Pidgins and Contact Languages (Trends in Linguistics. Studies and Monographs (TiLSM); 88)‎[3], reprint edition, Berlin: De Gruyter Mouton, published 2011, →DOI, →ISBN, page 95 of 93–98

Southern Altai

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о (o) (lower case, upper case О)

  1. The eighteenth letter of the Southern Altai alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Tabasaran

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о (o) (lower case, upper case О)

  1. The twenty-second letter of the Tabasaran alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Tajik

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о (o) (lower case, upper case О)

  1. The nineteenth letter of the Tajik alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Tatar

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о (o) (lower case, upper case О)

  1. The nineteenth letter of the Tatar alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Tundra Nenets

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о (o) (lower case, upper case О)

  1. The seventeenth letter of the Tundra Nenets alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Tuvan

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о (o) (lower case, upper case О)

  1. The seventeenth letter of the Tuvan alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Etymology

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From Aghwan 𐕒 (o, grass)

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о (o)

  1. grass

Further reading

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  • Gippert J., Schulze W., Aleksidze Z., Mahé J.-P., editors (2009), The Caucasian Albanian Palimpsests of Mount Sinai (Monumenta Palaeographica Medii Aevi: Series Ibero-Caucasica; 2), volume 1, Turnhout: Brepols, →ISBN, page II-8
  • Gukasjan, Vorošil (1974) “о”, in Удинско-азербайджанско-русский словарь [Udi–Azerbaijani–Russian Dictionary]‎[4], Baku: Academy Press, page 181

Udmurt

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о (o) (lower case, upper case О)

  1. The nineteenth letter of the Udmurt alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Ukrainian

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о (o) (lower case, upper case О)

  1. The nineteenth letter of the Ukrainian alphabet, called о (o), and written in the Cyrillic script.

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о (on inan (indeclinable)

  1. The name of the Cyrillic script letter О.

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о (o)

  1. (with locative case) at (for indicating time in hours)
    о шо́стій годи́ніo šóstij hodýniat six o'clock
    о дру́гій ра́нкуo drúhij ránkuat two in the morning
    о пів на во́сьмуo piv na vósʹmuat half till eight (half past seven)
    Synonym: об (ob) (before a vowel)

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The preposition о is used if the following word begins with a consonant. If the following word begins with a vowel, preposition об is used instead.

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Uzbek

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о (o) (lower case, upper case О)

  1. The sixteenth letter of the Uzbek alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Western Mari

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о (o) (lower case, upper case О)

  1. The seventeenth letter of the Western Mari alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Yakut

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о (o) (lower case, upper case О)

  1. The twentieth letter of the Yakut alphabet, called о (o), and written in the Cyrillic script.

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