See also: Filo, filó, filò, filo-, and -filo

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

filo (countable and uncountable, plural filos)

  1. Alternative spelling of phyllo

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VerbEdit

filo

  1. first-person singular present indicative form of filar

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin filius.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈfilo]
  • Audio:
    (file)
  • Rhymes: -ilo
  • Hyphenation: fi‧lo

NounEdit

filo (accusative singular filon, plural filoj, accusative plural filojn)

  1. son

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ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈfi.lo/
  • Rhymes: -ilo
  • Hyphenation: fì‧lo

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin fīlum (thread), from Proto-Indo-European *gʷʰiH-(s-)lo-.

NounEdit

filo m (plural fili m or (collectively or in fixed expressions) fila f)

  1. thread (for sewing, etc)
  2. yarn
  3. string (cord)
  4. cable, wire, flex
  5. blade (of grass, etc)
  6. grain (of wood)
  7. (idiomatic, in the plural) threads, strands
  8. trickle (of water)
  9. breath (of air)
  10. wisp (of smoke)
  11. edge (of blade)
  12. ray (of light)
  13. glimmer (of hope)
Usage notesEdit

The feminine plural fila is only used in the idiomatic sense threads.

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Etymology 2Edit

From Latin phylum, from Ancient Greek φῦλον (phûlon).

NounEdit

filo m (plural fili)

  1. (taxonomy) phylum (a rank in the classification of organisms, below kingdom and above class)

Etymology 3Edit

VerbEdit

filo

  1. first-person singular present indicative of filare

Further readingEdit

  • filo1 in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana
  • filo2 in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

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Italiot GreekEdit

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filo m

  1. friend

LatinEdit

NounEdit

fīlō n

  1. dative singular of fīlum
  2. ablative singular of fīlum

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PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈfi.lu/, [ˈfi.lu]

NounEdit

filo m (plural filos)

  1. (taxonomy) phylum (rank below kingdom and above class)

VerbEdit

filo

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

SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Spanish filo, from Latin fīlum. Doublet of hilo. Although both were inherited, it is not fully certain why the two diverged and why filo, preserving the initial -f- from Old Spanish, took on the sense of "edge", while hilo maintained that of "string, thread" (in line with the original Latin meaning).

NounEdit

filo m (plural filos)

  1. edge, cutting edge (of the blade of an instrument)
  2. edge (sharp terminating border)
  3. (colloquial, dated, Colombia, El Salvador) hunger
  4. (Cuba) fold
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InterjectionEdit

filo

  1. (Chile, colloquial) whatever, I don't care
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Etymology 2Edit

 
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Borrowed from New Latin phylum, from Ancient Greek φῦλον (phûlon, race).

NounEdit

filo m (plural filos)

  1. (biology, taxonomy) phylum
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TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ottoman Turkish فیلو(filo, line of battle), from Venetian filo (line), from Latin filum.

NounEdit

filo (definite accusative filoyu, plural filolar)

  1. (military, nautical) fleet; squadron, line of battle

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