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See also: Halo, HALO, haló, halò, halo-, hal-o, and háló

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EnglishEdit

 
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A solar halo.

EtymologyEdit

From Latin halōs, from Ancient Greek ἅλως (hálōs, disk of the sun or moon; ring of light around the sun or moon; threshing floor with its surrounding threshold; disk of a shield); itself of unknown origin, see هلال‎ and תהילה‎. Used in English since 1563, sense of light around someone’s head since 1646.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

halo (plural halos or haloes)

  1. A circular band of coloured light, visible around the sun or moon etc., caused by reflection and refraction of light by ice crystals in the atmosphere.
  2. (astronomy) A cloud of gas and other matter surrounding and captured by the gravitational field of a large diffuse astronomical object, such as a galaxy or cluster of galaxies.
  3. Anything resembling this band, such as an effect caused by imperfect developing of photographs.
  4. (religion) nimbus, a luminous disc, often of gold, around or over the heads of saints, etc., in religious paintings.
  5. The metaphorical aura of glory, veneration or sentiment which surrounds an idealized entity.
  6. (medicine) A circular brace used to keep the head and neck in position.

SynonymsEdit

  • (luminous disc around head of saints in paintings): aureole, nimbus

Derived termsEdit

TranslationsEdit

VerbEdit

halo (third-person singular simple present haloes, present participle haloing, simple past and past participle haloed)

  1. (transitive) To encircle with a halo.

Related termsEdit

TranslationsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Webster's Seventh New Collegiate Dictionary, Springfield, Massachusetts, G.&C. Merriam Co., 1967
  • halo” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary, 2001–2019.

AnagramsEdit


BretonEdit

NounEdit

halo m

  1. saliva

CatalanEdit

VerbEdit

halo

  1. first-person singular present indicative form of halar

CebuanoEdit

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: ha‧lo

EtymologyEdit

For the second noun sense, the monitor lizard's timidity likened to cowardice.

NounEdit

halo

  1. a monitor lizard
  2. (historical) a cowardly tattooed man

VerbEdit

halo

  1. to mingle

DanishEdit

 
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NounEdit

halo c (definite singular haloen, indefinite plural haloer, definite plural haloerne)

  1. halo (atmospheric phenomenon)

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin halos, from Ancient Greek ἅλως (hálōs, disk of the sun or moon, ring of light around the sun or moon; threshing floor; disk of a shield), itself of unknown origin.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɦaː.loː/
  • (file)

NounEdit

halo m (plural halo's, diminutive halootje n)

  1. halo (atmospheric phenomenon).
  2. Similar visual effect resulting from undesirable, roughly circular spots on an imperfectly developed photograph.

ReferencesEdit

  • M. J. Koenen & J. Endepols, Verklarend Handwoordenboek der Nederlandse Taal (tevens Vreemde-woordentolk), Groningen, Wolters-Noordhoff, 1969 (26th edition) [Dutch dictionary in Dutch]

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EsperantoEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈhalo/
  • Hyphenation: ha‧lo
  • Rhymes: -alo

NounEdit

halo (accusative singular halon, plural haloj, accusative plural halojn)

  1. hall, very large room

FinnishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

VerbEdit

halo

  1. Indicative present connegative form of halkoa.
  2. Second-person singular imperative present form of halkoa.
  3. Second-person singular imperative present connegative form of halkoa.

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

halo

  1. halo
DeclensionEdit
Inflection of halo (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative halo halot
genitive halon halojen
partitive haloa haloja
illative haloon haloihin
singular plural
nominative halo halot
accusative nom. halo halot
gen. halon
genitive halon halojen
partitive haloa haloja
inessive halossa haloissa
elative halosta haloista
illative haloon haloihin
adessive halolla haloilla
ablative halolta haloilta
allative halolle haloille
essive halona haloina
translative haloksi haloiksi
instructive haloin
abessive halotta haloitta
comitative haloineen
Derived termsEdit

AnagramsEdit


FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin halos, from Ancient Greek ἅλως (hálōs, disk of the sun or moon, ring of light around the sun or moon; threshing floor; disk of a shield), itself of unknown origin.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

halo m (plural halos)

  1. Halo (atmospheric phenomenon)
  2. Similar visual effect resulting from undesirable, roughly circular spots on an imperfectly developed photograph.

ReferencesEdit

  • Nouveau Petit Larousse illustré. Dictionnaire encyclopédique. Paris, Librairie Larousse, 1952, 146th edition

Further readingEdit

AnagramsEdit


GalicianEdit

IdoEdit

NounEdit

halo (plural hali)

  1. hall, very large room

IndonesianEdit

InterjectionEdit

halo

  1. hello

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Possibly a denominative verb from Proto-Indo-European *h₂enh₁-s-lo- (with spurious h), from *h₂enh₁- (to breathe), whence animus.[1]

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

hālō (present infinitive hālāre, perfect active hālāvī, supine hālātum); first conjugation

  1. breathe
  2. emit, exhale, release (gas or fragrance)
  3. be fragrant
    • P. Vergilius Maro, Aeneid, Book I, ll. 416 ff.
      Ipsa Paphum sublimis abit sedesque revisit
      Laeta suas ubi templum illi centumque Sabaeo⁠⁠⁠
      Ture calent arae sertisque recentibus halant
      [Venus] goes flying back to Paphos and sees happily again her seat
      Where there is a temple to her and a hundred altars
      That warmly glow with Sheban incense and are perfumed by fresh wreaths.

ConjugationEdit

   Conjugation of hālō (first conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present hālō hālās hālat hālāmus hālātis hālant
imperfect hālābam hālābās hālābat hālābāmus hālābātis hālābant
future hālābō hālābis hālābit hālābimus hālābitis hālābunt
perfect hālāvī hālāvistī hālāvit hālāvimus hālāvistis hālāvērunt, hālāvēre
pluperfect hālāveram hālāverās hālāverat hālāverāmus hālāverātis hālāverant
future perfect hālāverō hālāveris hālāverit hālāverimus hālāveritis hālāverint
passive present hālor hālāris, hālāre hālātur hālāmur hālāminī hālantur
imperfect hālābar hālābāris, hālābāre hālābātur hālābāmur hālābāminī hālābantur
future hālābor hālāberis, hālābere hālābitur hālābimur hālābiminī hālābuntur
perfect hālātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect hālātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect hālātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present hālem hālēs hālet hālēmus hālētis hālent
imperfect hālārem hālārēs hālāret hālārēmus hālārētis hālārent
perfect hālāverim hālāverīs hālāverit hālāverīmus hālāverītis hālāverint
pluperfect hālāvissem hālāvissēs hālāvisset hālāvissēmus hālāvissētis hālāvissent
passive present hāler hālēris, hālēre hālētur hālēmur hālēminī hālentur
imperfect hālārer hālārēris, hālārēre hālārētur hālārēmur hālārēminī hālārentur
perfect hālātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect hālātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present hālā hālāte
future hālātō hālātō hālātōte hālantō
passive present hālāre hālāminī
future hālātor hālātor hālantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives hālāre hālāvisse hālātūrus esse hālārī hālātus esse hālātum īrī
participles hālāns hālātūrus hālātus hālandus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
hālāre hālandī hālandō hālandum hālātum hālātū

Derived termsEdit

SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Pokorny, Julius (1959) Indogermanisches etymologisches Wörterbuch [Indo-European Etymological Dictionary] (in German), Bern, München: Francke Verlag

Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
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NounEdit

halo m (definite singular haloen, indefinite plural haloer, definite plural haloene)

  1. halo (atmospheric phenomenon)

Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
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NounEdit

halo m (definite singular haloen, indefinite plural haloar, definite plural haloane)

  1. halo (atmospheric phenomenon)

PolishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From English hallo.

InterjectionEdit

halo

  1. (when answering the telephone) hello

Etymology 2Edit

From Ancient Greek ἅλως (hálōs).

NounEdit

halo n

  1. halo (atmospheric phenomenon)
  2. buzz, hype

DeclensionEdit

Indeclinable.

Etymology 3Edit

NounEdit

halo

  1. vocative singular of hala

Further readingEdit

  • halo in Polish dictionaries at PWN

PortugueseEdit

NounEdit

halo m (plural halos)

  1. (astronomy) halo (atmospheric phenomenon)
  2. (religion, iconography) halo (luminous disc around the heads of saints)

SynonymsEdit


Serbo-CroatianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

halo m (Cyrillic spelling хало)

  1. (astronomy) halo (atmospheric phenomenon)

Etymology 2Edit

From English hallo.

InterjectionEdit

halo (Cyrillic spelling хало)

  1. (when answering the telephone) hello

SynonymsEdit


SpanishEdit

NounEdit

halo m (plural halos)

  1. halo (atmospheric phenomenon)
  2. halo (nimbus around the head of a holy figure)

VerbEdit

halo

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

SwedishEdit

 
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NounEdit

halo c (definite singular halon, indefinite plural halor / haloer, definite plural halorna / haloerna)

  1. halo (atmospheric phenomenon)

DeclensionEdit

Declension of halo 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative halo halon halor halorna
Genitive halos halons halors halornas

TagalogEdit

NounEdit

halò

  1. mix

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