See also: Alo, álo, aló, alò, älö, alo-, and -alo

Classical NahuatlEdit

 
Ara macao

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /alo/ (vowel lengths not well-attested)
  • IPA(key): [ˈá.lo]

NounEdit

alo (animate, plural alomeh)

  1. A species of macaw; Ara macao, the scarlet macaw.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit


EsperantoEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ultimately from Latin āla (wing).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈalo/
  • Hyphenation: a‧lo
  • Rhymes: -alo

NounEdit

alo (accusative singular alon, plural aloj, accusative plural alojn)

  1. side of the nostril, ala of the nose
  2. wing (of a building)
    • Sergio Pokrovskij (translator), La Majstro kaj Margarita (The Master and Margarita) by Mikhail Bulgakov, Part 1, Chapter 2,
      [...] Poncio Pilato, la prokuratoro de Judujo, kavaleriane trenante la plandumojn, eliris en la portikon inter la du aloj de la palaco de Herodo la Granda.
      [...] walking with the shuffling gait of a cavalryman, the Procurator of Judea, Pontius Pilate, came out into the covered colonnade between the two wings of the palace of Herod the Great. (Mirra Ginsburg translation, Grove, 1995)
  3. wing, flank, branch (of a party, army, etc.)
    • Vladimír Váňa (translator), Aventuroj de la Brava Soldato Ŝvejk dum la Mondmilito (The Good Soldier Švejk) by Jaroslav Hašek, Part 2, Chapter 4,
      [...] serboj intertempe atingis nian arieron sur ambaǔ aloj kaj ĉirkaǔhakis nian centron en formo de triangulo [...]
      [...] in the meantime the Serbs had got behind us on both flanks and cut up our centre into a triangle. (Cecil Parrott translation, Heinemann, 1973)
  4. (chess) flank, wing (left or ride side of the chessboard)

HawaiianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Polynesian *qaro, from Proto-Oceanic *qarop, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qadəp.

NounEdit

alo

  1. front (facing side)
  2. face
    Ua kipaku aku ʻoe iaʻu i kēia lā mai ke alo aku o ka honua nei.
    You have driven me out this day from the face of the earth.
  3. presence
    Eia ʻoe i ke alo o ka ʻaha.
    Here you are in the presence of the assembly.
  4. (geometry) face

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • “alo” in the Hawaiian Dictionary, Revised and Enlarged Edition, University of Hawaii Press, 1986

IdoEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Italian ala, Spanish ala and French aile, all ultimately from Latin āla.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

alo (plural ali)

  1. (anatomy) wing
    • 1913, Progreso, vol. 5, page 263.
      Multa insekti esas sen-ala e la femini di kelka *lepidopteri (papilioni) havas ali, qui aspektas nur kom tre kurta stumpi, e korpo, qua similesas sako plena de ovi.
      Many insects are wingless and the females of some lepidoptera (butterflies) have wings that only look like very short stumps and a body that resembles a pouch full of eggs.

IlocanoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Philippine, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qahəlu, *laqəlu, from Proto-Austronesian *qaSəlu.

NounEdit

alo

  1. pestle (instrument used with a mortar to grind things)

ItalianEdit

VerbEdit

alo

  1. first-person singular present indicative of alare

AnagramsEdit


LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Italic *alō, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂életi (grow, nourish). Related to oleō.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

alō (present infinitive alere, perfect active aluī, supine altum or alitum); third conjugation

  1. I foster, nourish
  2. I feed, I maintain, I develop
    Hominum gratia generatur, aluntur bestiae.
    It is for the sake of man that beasts are bred.

ConjugationEdit

   Conjugation of alō (third conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present alō alis alit alimus alitis alunt
imperfect alēbam alēbās alēbat alēbāmus alēbātis alēbant
future alam alēs alet alēmus alētis alent
perfect aluī aluistī aluit aluimus aluistis aluērunt, aluēre
pluperfect alueram aluerās aluerat aluerāmus aluerātis aluerant
future perfect aluerō alueris aluerit aluerimus alueritis aluerint
passive present alor aleris, alere alitur alimur aliminī aluntur
imperfect alēbar alēbāris, alēbāre alēbātur alēbāmur alēbāminī alēbantur
future alar alēris, alēre alētur alēmur alēminī alentur
perfect altus or alitus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect altus or alitus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect altus or alitus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present alam alās alat alāmus alātis alant
imperfect alerem alerēs aleret alerēmus alerētis alerent
perfect aluerim aluerīs aluerit aluerīmus aluerītis aluerint
pluperfect aluissem aluissēs aluisset aluissēmus aluissētis aluissent
passive present alar alāris, alāre alātur alāmur alāminī alantur
imperfect alerer alerēris, alerēre alerētur alerēmur alerēminī alerentur
perfect altus or alitus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect altus or alitus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present ale alite
future alitō alitō alitōte aluntō
passive present alere aliminī
future alitor alitor aluntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives alere aluisse altūrum esse, alitūrum esse alī altum esse, alitum esse altum īrī, alitum īrī
participles alēns altūrus, alitūrus altus, alitus alendus, alundus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
alendī alendō alendum alendō altum, alitum altū, alitū

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Portuguese: alimentar

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • alo in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • alo in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • alo in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • alo in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to keep up a fire: ignem alere
    • to entertain a hope: spem alere
    • to keep horses, dogs: alere equos, canes
    • to support an army: alere exercitum (Off. 1. 8. 25)
    • (ambiguous) the tide is coming in: aestus ex alto se incitat (B. G. 3.12)
    • (ambiguous) to study the commonplace: cogitationes in res humiles abicere (De Amic. 9. 32) (Opp. alte spectare, ad altiora tendere, altum, magnificum, divinum suspicere)
    • (ambiguous) to put to sea: vela in altum dare (Liv. 25. 27)
    • (ambiguous) the storm drives some one on an unknown coast: procella (tempestas) aliquem ex alto ad ignotas terras (oras) defert
    • (ambiguous) to make fast boats to anchors: naves (classem) constituere (in alto)

NeapolitanEdit

NounEdit

alo

  1. yawn

Old SaxonEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *alu. Cognate with Old English ealu, Middle Dutch ale, Old High German al-, Old Norse ǫl (Swedish öl).

NounEdit

alo n

  1. beer, ale

PortugueseEdit

VerbEdit

alo

  1. first-person singular (eu) present indicative of alar

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French allô.

PronunciationEdit

InterjectionEdit

alo

  1. hello (when answering the telephone)

ReferencesEdit


SamoanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Polynesian *qaro, from Proto-Oceanic *qarop, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qadəp.

NounEdit

alo

  1. smooth, soft side of a thing (“the front” as opposed to tua (the back) or rougher side)
  2. stomach; belly

ReferencesEdit


TokelauanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Polynesian *qaro, from Proto-Oceanic *qarop, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qadəp.

NounEdit

alo

  1. front (facing side)
    Liliu mai ki kinei toutou alo.
    Turn your front this way.
  2. the upper side of a leaf
    Pale te meakai ki te alo o te lau ulu.
    Place the food on the upper side of the breadfruit leaf.

VerbEdit

alo

  1. to face in a certain direction
    E alo ki te tai tona fale.
    His house faces towards the sea.

ReferencesEdit


TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French allô.

PronunciationEdit

InterjectionEdit

alo

  1. hello (only when picking up the phone)

VolapükEdit

AdverbEdit

alo

  1. at any rate
  2. in any event