See also: Abo, ABO, abó, abò, ābó, Åbo, and abɔ

EnglishEdit

 
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Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

1922, clipping of aborigine.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

abo (plural abos)

  1. (Australia, offensive, ethnic slur, slang) An aborigine; aboriginal. [First attested in the early 20th century.][1]

SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Lesley Brown, editor-in-chief; William R. Trumble and Angus Stevenson, editors (2002), “abo”, in The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary on Historical Principles, 5th edition, Oxford; New York, N.Y.: Oxford University Press, →ISBN, page 6.

AnagramsEdit


AklanonEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qabu.

NounEdit

abo

  1. ash

Bikol CentralEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Philippine *qabu, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(q)abu(s), from Proto-Austronesian *qabu.

NounEdit

abó

  1. ash; the solid remains of a fire
  2. tephra; volcanic ash

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

ábo

  1. cough

VerbEdit

ábo

  1. to cough

CebuanoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Philippine *qabu, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(q)abu(s), from Proto-Austronesian *qabu.

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: a‧bo
  • IPA(key): /aˈbo/

NounEdit

abó

  1. ash; the solid remains of a fire
  2. tephra; volcanic ash

VerbEdit

abó

  1. to turn into ash (by burning)

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Clipping of abonnement.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈaː.boː/
  • Hyphenation: abo

NounEdit

abo n (plural abo's)

  1. (Netherlands, informal) subscription

FinnishEdit

NounEdit

abo

  1. abo

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of abo (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative abo abot
genitive abon abojen
partitive aboa aboja
illative aboon aboihin
singular plural
nominative abo abot
accusative nom. abo abot
gen. abon
genitive abon abojen
partitive aboa aboja
inessive abossa aboissa
elative abosta aboista
illative aboon aboihin
adessive abolla aboilla
ablative abolta aboilta
allative abolle aboille
essive abona aboina
translative aboksi aboiksi
instructive aboin
abessive abotta aboitta
comitative aboineen
Possessive forms of abo (type valo)
possessor singular plural
1st person aboni abomme
2nd person abosi abonne
3rd person abonsa

AnagramsEdit


GaroEdit

NounEdit

abo

  1. grandmother

SynonymsEdit


HiligaynonEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Philippine *qabu, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(q)abu(s), from Proto-Austronesian *qabu.

NounEdit

abó

  1. ash

VerbEdit

abó (diminutive abó-ábo)

  1. to turn into ash

Etymology 2Edit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

AdjectiveEdit

ábo

  1. lazy

NounEdit

ábo

  1. A type of small fish that is said to be lazy

InterjectionEdit

abô

  1. an exclamation that denotes aversion, contempt, or negation, equivalent to fie

KabuverdianuEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Portuguese vós.

PronounEdit

abo

  1. you

Kom (Cameroon)Edit

NounEdit

abo

  1. leopard, tiger, big cat

ReferencesEdit

  • Randy Jones, Provisional Kom - English lexicon (2001, Yaoundé, Cameroon)

Lower SorbianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

ConjunctionEdit

abo

  1. or

Further readingEdit

  • Muka, Arnošt (1921, 1928), “abo”, in Słownik dolnoserbskeje rěcy a jeje narěcow (in German), St. Petersburg, Prague: ОРЯС РАН, ČAVU; Reprinted Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag, 2008
  • Starosta, Manfred (1999), “abo”, in Dolnoserbsko-nimski słownik / Niedersorbisch-deutsches Wörterbuch (in German), Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag

Old PolishEdit

ConjunctionEdit

abo

  1. or

PapiamentuEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • bo (synonym)

EtymologyEdit

From Portuguese vós and Spanish vos and Kabuverdianu abo.

PronounEdit

abo

  1. you (second person singular).

PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *abo. Doublet of albo.

PronunciationEdit

ConjunctionEdit

abo

  1. (archaic or Cieszyn Silesia, Upper Silesia, Poznań) or

SynonymsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • abo in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • abo in Polish dictionaries at PWN

TagalogEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Philippine *qabu, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(q)abu(s), from Proto-Austronesian *qabu.

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: a‧bó
  • IPA(key): /ʔaˈbo/, [ʔɐˈbo]

NounEdit

abó

  1. ash
  2. gray (color)
  3. tephra

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

abó

  1. reduced to ashes
  2. gray; ash-colored
  3. pulverized

TernateEdit

EtymologyEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

abo

  1. (transitive) to hack off, chop

ReferencesEdit

  • Rika Hayami-Allen (2001) A descriptive study of the language of Ternate, the northern Moluccas, Indonesia, University of Pittsburgh

Upper SorbianEdit

ConjunctionEdit

abo

  1. or

WeyewaEdit

VerbEdit

abo

  1. (Loli) to scoop, to scoop up with cupped hands

ReferencesEdit

  • Lobu Ori, S,Pd, M.Pd (2010), “abo”, in Kamus Bahasa Lolina [Dictionary of the Loli Language] (in Indonesian), Waikabubak: Kepala Dinas Kebudayaan dan Pariwisata, Kabupaten Sumba Barat

XhosaEdit

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

âbo

  1. those; class 2 distal demonstrative.

YorubaEdit

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

àbó

  1. (Ekiti) younger sibling, a younger relative