See also: illó, illő, and -illo

English edit

Etymology edit

Diminutive of illustration with -o.

Noun edit

illo (plural illos)

  1. (informal) An illustration.
    • 1981, George H. Scithers, Amra, volume 2, number 69, page 9:
      We will also begin paying for art work: about $20 to $35 for a full-page illo, and others in proportion.
    • 2008, Vibe (November 2008): "Idol Worship" by Keith Murphy
      [] this 188-page photo/illo tome is a gorgeously provocative companion piece for music heads consumed with the classic and the current.

Anagrams edit

Galician edit

Verb edit


  1. first-person singular present indicative of illar

Interlingua edit

Pronoun edit


  1. it, that (indirect object)
    Io pagava pro illoI paid for it

Related terms edit

Latin edit

Pronoun edit


  1. ablative masculine/neuter singular of ille

References edit

  • illo”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • illo”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • illo in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette

Phuthi edit

Etymology edit

From i- +‎ -lla +‎ -o.

Noun edit

íllo class 9 (plural tíllo class 10)

  1. crying

Inflection edit

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Spanish edit

Etymology edit

A shortened form of quillo (a term of endearment for a young person used in Andalucia), itself a shortened form of chiquillo, a diminutive of chico (kid).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): (most of Spain and Latin America) /ˈiʝo/ [ˈi.ʝo]
  • IPA(key): (rural northern Spain, Andes Mountains) /ˈiʎo/ [ˈi.ʎo]
  • IPA(key): (Buenos Aires and environs) /ˈiʃo/ [ˈi.ʃo]
  • IPA(key): (elsewhere in Argentina and Uruguay) /ˈiʒo/ [ˈi.ʒo]

  • (most of Spain and Latin America) Rhymes: -iʝo
  • (rural northern Spain, Andes Mountains) Rhymes: -iʎo
  • (Buenos Aires and environs) Rhymes: -iʃo
  • (elsewhere in Argentina and Uruguay) Rhymes: -iʒo

  • Syllabification: i‧llo

Noun edit

illo m (plural illos)

  1. (colloquial, Andalusia) used to address a child; hey kid!
  2. (colloquial, Andalusia) used to address one's friends; mate; dude; my guy

Interjection edit


  1. (colloquial, Andalusia) interjection to express excitement, surprise, annoyance, etc.; oh dude!
  2. (colloquial, Andalusia) used to get someone's attention; hey you!

See also edit

  • -illo (dimunitive suffix)