Bikol Central edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Spanish velo.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈbelo/, [ˈbe.l̪o]
  • Hyphenation: be‧lo

Noun edit

bélo (Basahan spelling ᜊᜒᜎᜓ)

  1. veil
    Synonym: sakbod

Breton edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from French vélo.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

belo f (plural beloioù)

  1. bicycle

Inflection edit

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Synonyms edit

Catalan edit

Pronunciation edit

Verb edit

belo

  1. first-person singular present indicative of belar

Esperanto edit

Pronunciation edit

  • (file)
  • IPA(key): [ˈbelo]
  • Rhymes: -elo
  • Hyphenation: be‧lo

Noun edit

belo (uncountable, accusative belon)

  1. beauty
    Synonym: beleco
    Antonym: malbelo

Fiji Hindi edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from English bell.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

belo

  1. work break

Galician edit

Etymology edit

From Old Galician-Portuguese bel, bela; borrowed from Old Occitan bel, from Latin bellus.

Pronunciation edit

Adjective edit

belo (feminine bela, masculine plural belos, feminine plural belas)

  1. (literary) beautiful
    Synonyms: fermoso, guapo
    Son merecentes dun belo poema.
    They deserve a beautiful poem.

Further reading edit

  • belo”, in Dicionario da Real Academia Galega (in Galician), A Coruña: Royal Galician Academy, since 2012
  • bel” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006–2022.
  • belo” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006–2018.
  • belo” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006–2013.
  • belo” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.

Italian edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈbɛ.lo/
  • Rhymes: -ɛlo
  • Hyphenation: bè‧lo

Etymology 1 edit

Deverbal from belare (to bleat) +‎ -o.

Noun edit

belo m (plural beli)

  1. (literary) bleat (cry of a sheep or a goat)
    Synonym: belato
Related terms edit

Etymology 2 edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb edit

belo

  1. first-person singular present indicative of belare

Further reading edit

  • belo in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Portuguese edit

Etymology edit

From Old Galician-Portuguese bel, from Latin bellus, from Proto-Indo-European *dw-ene-, adverbial form of *deu- (to do, perform, revere, show favor).

Pronunciation edit

  • Hyphenation: be‧lo

Adjective edit

belo (feminine bela, masculine plural belos, feminine plural belas, comparable, comparative mais belo, superlative o mais belo or belíssimo)

  1. beautiful; attractive (having beauty)

Quotations edit

For quotations using this term, see Citations:belo.

Serbo-Croatian edit

Adjective edit

belo

  1. neuter nominative/accusative/vocative singular of beo

Ternate edit

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

belo

  1. pole, post

References edit

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

Tetum edit

Etymology edit

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

Verb edit

belo

  1. to lick

Further reading edit

  • Fransiskus Monteiro (1985) Kamus Tetun-Indonesia [Tetum-Indonesian Dictionary] (in Indonesian), Jakarta: Pusat Pembinaan dan Pengembangan Bahasa, Departemen Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan

Tok Pisin edit

Etymology edit

From English bellow (horns signifying midday).

Noun edit

belo

  1. noon

West Makian edit

Etymology edit

Possibly related to belu (to lick).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

belo

  1. the tongue
    Synonym: belubelu

References edit

  • Clemens Voorhoeve (1982) The Makian languages and their neighbours[1], Pacific linguistics