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

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Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

avo (plural avos)

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

Etymology 2Edit

Clipping of avocado.

NounEdit

avo (plural avos)

  1. (informal) 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.'

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EsperantoEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈavo/
  • Rhymes: -avo
  • (file)

NounEdit

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. (nonstandard) grandparent (Can we verify(+) this sense?)

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IdoEdit

EtymologyEdit

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.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

avo (plural avi)

  1. grandparent

Derived termsEdit

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

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

avo m (plural avi, feminine ava)

  1. ancestor, forefather
    Synonyms: antenato, ascendente

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LatinEdit

MalagasyEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

AdjectiveEdit

avo 

  1. high
  2. lofty, eminent