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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English halou, halow, halloo (interjection used to call attention), representing Old English hēlā, ǣlā, ēalā (O!, alas!, oh!, lo!), equivalent to hey +‎ lo.

InterjectionEdit

hallo

  1. Alternative form of hello
  2. (dated) A cry of surprise.

SynonymsEdit

NounEdit

hallo (plural hallos or halloes)

  1. The cry "hallo!"
  2. A shout of exultation.

VerbEdit

hallo (third-person singular simple present hallos or halloes, present participle halloing, simple past and past participle halloed)

  1. (intransitive) To shout, or to call with a loud voice.
  2. (transitive) To chase while shouting "hallo!"
  3. (transitive) To cry "hallo" (to someone).
  4. (transitive) To shout (something).

ConjugationEdit

See alsoEdit

AnagramsEdit


AfrikaansEdit

PronunciationEdit

InterjectionEdit

hallo

  1. hello

DanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /halɔ/, [haˈlɔ] or IPA(key): /halɔː/, [haˈlɔː]

InterjectionEdit

hallo

  1. hello (a greeting usually used to answer the telephone)
  2. (as a noun, rare) n hello ("Hello!" or an equivalent greeting)

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English hello, halloo, hollo.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɦɑˈloː/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: hal‧lo
  • Rhymes: -oː

InterjectionEdit

hallo

  1. hello (a general greeting used when meeting somebody) [from 19th c.]

DescendantsEdit

  • Indonesian: halo

EstonianEdit

InterjectionEdit

hallo

  1. hello (a greeting usually used to answer the telephone)

GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

InterjectionEdit

hallo

  1. hello (a general greeting used when meeting somebody)

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit


InterlinguaEdit

InterjectionEdit

hallo

  1. hello (a greeting usually used to answer the telephone or when meeting somebody)

LatinEdit

Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From German hallo, Hallo.

InterjectionEdit

hallo

  1. hello (greeting)

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From German hallo, Hallo.

InterjectionEdit

hallo

  1. hello (greeting)

ReferencesEdit


Scottish GaelicEdit

PronunciationEdit

InterjectionEdit

hallo

  1. Hello.

SpanishEdit

VerbEdit

hallo

  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of hallar.

West FrisianEdit

PronunciationEdit

InterjectionEdit

hallo

  1. hello

Further readingEdit

  • hallo”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011