See also: avó, avô, avo-, -avo, and AVO

English edit

Pronunciation edit

Etymology 1 edit

Noun edit

avo (plural avos)

  1. A subdivision of currency, equal to one hundredth of a Macanese pataca.

Etymology 2 edit

Clipping of avocado.

Noun edit

avo (plural avos)

  1. (informal, Australia, South Africa) Clipping of avocado.
    • 2007, Ken Albertsen, Farmsteading in Thailand, page 68:
      Given the challenges of trying to propagate avocados, one might wonder why we don't simply get hold of seeds and/or nursery starts and go that route – especially since avos tend to grow somewhat 'true to seed.'

Anagrams edit

Coastal Kadazan edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *habəl (weave cloth).

Verb edit

avo

  1. to weave

Esperanto edit

Etymology edit

From Latin avus (grandfather, ancestor, old man), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂éwh₂os.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): [ˈavo]
  • Audio:
    (file)
  • Rhymes: -avo
  • Hyphenation: a‧vo

Noun edit

avo (accusative singular avon, plural avoj, accusative plural avojn)

  1. grandfather
    Mia avo estas la patro de mia patro.My grandfather is the father of my father.
  2. (colloquial, sometimes derogatory) old man
    • 2009, “Fek al Esperanto! [Fuck Esperanto!]”, in Fek al Esperanto![1], performed by La Pafklik:
      Mi parolas pri merda lingvo
      Elpensita de stulta avo
      I'm talking about a shitty language
      Thought up by a stupid old man

Derived terms edit

Related terms edit

Finnish edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑʋo/, [ˈɑ̝ʋo̞]
  • Rhymes: -ɑʋo
  • Syllabification(key): a‧vo

Noun edit

avo

  1. Abbreviation of avokysymys.

Declension edit

Inflection of avo (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative avo avot
genitive avon avojen
partitive avoa avoja
illative avoon avoihin
singular plural
nominative avo avot
accusative nom. avo avot
gen. avon
genitive avon avojen
partitive avoa avoja
inessive avossa avoissa
elative avosta avoista
illative avoon avoihin
adessive avolla avoilla
ablative avolta avoilta
allative avolle avoille
essive avona avoina
translative avoksi avoiksi
abessive avotta avoitta
instructive avoin
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of avo (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative avoni avoni
accusative nom. avoni avoni
gen. avoni
genitive avoni avojeni
partitive avoani avojani
inessive avossani avoissani
elative avostani avoistani
illative avooni avoihini
adessive avollani avoillani
ablative avoltani avoiltani
allative avolleni avoilleni
essive avonani avoinani
translative avokseni avoikseni
abessive avottani avoittani
instructive
comitative avoineni
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative avosi avosi
accusative nom. avosi avosi
gen. avosi
genitive avosi avojesi
partitive avoasi avojasi
inessive avossasi avoissasi
elative avostasi avoistasi
illative avoosi avoihisi
adessive avollasi avoillasi
ablative avoltasi avoiltasi
allative avollesi avoillesi
essive avonasi avoinasi
translative avoksesi avoiksesi
abessive avottasi avoittasi
instructive
comitative avoinesi
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative avomme avomme
accusative nom. avomme avomme
gen. avomme
genitive avomme avojemme
partitive avoamme avojamme
inessive avossamme avoissamme
elative avostamme avoistamme
illative avoomme avoihimme
adessive avollamme avoillamme
ablative avoltamme avoiltamme
allative avollemme avoillemme
essive avonamme avoinamme
translative avoksemme avoiksemme
abessive avottamme avoittamme
instructive
comitative avoinemme
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative avonne avonne
accusative nom. avonne avonne
gen. avonne
genitive avonne avojenne
partitive avoanne avojanne
inessive avossanne avoissanne
elative avostanne avoistanne
illative avoonne avoihinne
adessive avollanne avoillanne
ablative avoltanne avoiltanne
allative avollenne avoillenne
essive avonanne avoinanne
translative avoksenne avoiksenne
abessive avottanne avoittanne
instructive
comitative avoinenne
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative avonsa avonsa
accusative nom. avonsa avonsa
gen. avonsa
genitive avonsa avojensa
partitive avoaan
avoansa
avojaan
avojansa
inessive avossaan
avossansa
avoissaan
avoissansa
elative avostaan
avostansa
avoistaan
avoistansa
illative avoonsa avoihinsa
adessive avollaan
avollansa
avoillaan
avoillansa
ablative avoltaan
avoltansa
avoiltaan
avoiltansa
allative avolleen
avollensa
avoilleen
avoillensa
essive avonaan
avonansa
avoinaan
avoinansa
translative avokseen
avoksensa
avoikseen
avoiksensa
abessive avottaan
avottansa
avoittaan
avoittansa
instructive
comitative avoineen
avoinensa

Derived terms edit

compounds

Further reading edit

Ido edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Esperanto avo (grandfather, grandparent), Italian avo, Spanish abuelo and French aïeul, from Latin avus (grandfather, ancestor, old man), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ewh₂yos.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

avo (plural avi)

  1. grandparent

Derived terms edit

  • avino (grandmother)
  • avulo (grandfather)
  • geavi (grandfathers and grandmothers)
  • preavino (great-grandmother)
  • preavo (great-grandparent)
  • preavulo (great-grandfather)
  • pregeavi (great-grandfathers and great-grandmothers)

Ingrian edit

Etymology edit

Akin to Finnish avo.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

avo

  1. (in compounds) openness

Declension edit

Declension of avo (type 4/koivu, no gradation, gemination)
singular plural
nominative avo avot
genitive avon avvoin, avoloin
partitive avvoa avoja, avoloja
illative avvoo avvoi, avoloihe
inessive avos avois, avolois
elative avost avoist, avoloist
allative avolle avoille, avoloille
adessive avol avoil, avoloil
ablative avolt avoilt, avoloilt
translative avoks avoiks, avoloiks
essive avonna, avvoon avoinna, avoloinna, avvoin, avoloin
exessive1) avont avoint, avoloint
1) obsolete
*) the accusative corresponds with either the genitive (sg) or nominative (pl)
**) the comitative is formed by adding the suffix -ka? or -kä? to the genitive.

Derived terms edit

References edit

  • Ruben E. Nirvi (1971) Inkeroismurteiden Sanakirja, Helsinki: Suomalais-Ugrilainen Seura, page 24

Italian edit

Etymology edit

From Latin avus, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂éwh₂os. Compare Portuguese avô (grandfather) and avó (grandmother).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈa.vo/
  • Rhymes: -avo
  • Hyphenation: à‧vo

Noun edit

avo m (plural avi, feminine ava)

  1. ancestor, forefather
    Synonyms: antenato, ascendente

Derived terms edit

Anagrams edit

Ivatan edit

Etymology edit

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

Noun edit

avo

  1. ash

Latin edit

Noun edit

avō

  1. dative/ablative singular of avus

Malagasy edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *abaw; cognate with Javanese ambo.

Adjective edit

avo

  1. high
  2. lofty, eminent

Portuguese edit

Etymology edit

From the ending of [oit]avo.[1][2]

Pronunciation edit

 
 

  • Rhymes: -avu, (Northern Portugal) -abu
  • Hyphenation: a‧vo

Noun edit

avo m (plural avos)

  1. one of fractions/equal parts of a unit divided in more than 10 equal parts
    Doze avos de 240 são 20.
    A twelfth of 240 is 20.
    Três quinze avos = 315.
    Three fifteenths = 315

References edit

Yami edit

Etymology edit

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

Noun edit

avo

  1. ash