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See also: leo, LEO, Léo, lẹo, le'o, -leo, and Lêô

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TranslingualEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin leō (lion).

Proper nounEdit

Leo m

  1. (obsolete) A taxonomic genus within the family Felidae – now in the species Panthera leo.

EnglishEdit

Signs of the Zodiac
Cancer   Virgo
English Wikipedia has an article about Leo.
 
The constellation Leo

EtymologyEdit

From Latin leō (lion), from Ancient Greek λέων (léōn)

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈliːəʊ/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈliːoʊ/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -iːəʊ

Proper nounEdit

Leo (symbol )

  1. A male given name, borne by numerous saints and 13 popes.
  2. (astronomy): A constellation of the zodiac, shaped approximately like a lion and containing the bright star Regulus.
  3. (astrology): The zodiac sign for the Lion, ruled by the Sun and covering July 23 - August 22 (tropical astrology) or August 16 - September 15 (sidereal astrology).

QuotationsEdit

  • 1953 L. P. Hartley, The Go-Between, Hamish Hamilton, 1974, page 49-50
    "Yes. You see, I was born under the sign of Leo, though it's not my real name."
    "What is your real name?"
    I saw Marcus looking at me, but I couldn't refuse to tell her.
    "It's Lionel. But don't tell anyone."
    "Why not?"
    "Because it's rather a fancy name."

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NounEdit

Leo (plural Leos)

  1. Someone with a Leo star sign

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DanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Leo

  1. A male given name, cognate to Leo.

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FaroeseEdit

Proper nounEdit

Leo m

  1. A male given name

Usage notesEdit

Patronymics

  • son of Leo: Leosson
  • daughter of Leo: Leosdóttir

DeclensionEdit

Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Leo
Accusative Leo
Dative Leo
Genitive Leos

FinnishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈleo/, [ˈle̞o̞]
  • Hyphenation: Le‧o

Proper nounEdit

Leo

  1. A male given name, cognate to English Leo.

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of Leo (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative Leo Leot
genitive Leon Leojen
partitive Leoa Leoja
illative Leoon Leoihin
singular plural
nominative Leo Leot
accusative nom. Leo Leot
gen. Leon
genitive Leon Leojen
partitive Leoa Leoja
inessive Leossa Leoissa
elative Leosta Leoista
illative Leoon Leoihin
adessive Leolla Leoilla
ablative Leolta Leoilta
allative Leolle Leoille
essive Leona Leoina
translative Leoksi Leoiksi
instructive Leoin
abessive Leotta Leoitta
comitative Leoineen

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GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈleːo]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Le‧o

Proper nounEdit

Leo

  1. A male given name, cognate to Leo.

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NorwegianEdit

Proper nounEdit

Leo

  1. A male given name, cognate to Leo. Variant: Leon.

PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Latin leo (lion).

Alternative formsEdit

Proper nounEdit

Leo m

  1. (astronomy) Leo (constellation)

Etymology 2Edit

Proper nounEdit

Leo m

  1. pet form of Leonardo

SlovakEdit

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Leo m (genitive Lea, nominative plural Leovia) declension pattern chlap

  1. A pet form of the male given names Leonard and Leopold.

DeclensionEdit

Further readingEdit

  • Leonard in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk
  • Leopold in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk

SpanishEdit

Proper nounEdit

Leo m

  1. Leo, the constellation.

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SwedishEdit

Proper nounEdit

Leo c (genitive Leos)

  1. A male given name, cognate to Leo.