See also: Iro, îro, -irò, and író

Translingual edit

Symbol edit

iro

  1. (international standards) ISO 639-2 & ISO 639-5 language code for Iroquoian languages.

Afar edit

Etymology edit

Cognates include Saho iró.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /iˈro/, [ʔɪˈɾɔ]
  • Hyphenation: i‧ro

Adverb edit

iró

  1. high

Noun edit

iró f (plural iroorá f)

  1. outside
  2. height, altitude

Declension edit

Declension of iró
absolutive iró
predicative iró
subjective iró
genitive iró
Postpositioned forms
l-case iról
k-case irók
t-case irót
h-case iróh

References edit

  • E. M. Parker; R. J. Hayward (1985), “iro”, in An Afar-English-French dictionary (with Grammatical Notes in English), University of London, →ISBN
  • Mohamed Hassan Kamil (2004) Parlons Afar: Langue et Culture, L'Hammartan, →ISBN, page 38
  • Mohamed Hassan Kamil (2015) L’afar: description grammaticale d’une langue couchitique (Djibouti, Erythrée et Ethiopie)[1], Paris: Université Sorbonne Paris Cité (doctoral thesis)

Asi edit

Etymology edit

Inherited from Proto-Philippine *qiduq.

Noun edit

irò

  1. dog

Cebuano edit

Etymology edit

From older ido, from Proto-Philippine *qiduq.

Pronunciation edit

  • Hyphenation: i‧ro
  • IPA(key): /ˈʔiɾoʔ/, [ˈʔi.ɾ̪ɔʔ]

Noun edit

irò (Badlit spelling ᜁᜇᜓ)

  1. a dog
    Synonym: ayam
  2. an ablutophobic person
  3. a despicable person
  4. dog meat; the flesh and other edible parts derived from dogs

Quotations edit

Esperanto edit

Etymology edit

From iri (to go) +‎ -o.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

iro (accusative singular iron, plural iroj, accusative plural irojn)

  1. trip, course, run, going

Igbo edit

Etymology edit

From Igbo.

(root word: ro)

Noun edit

iro

  1. tale, folktale (Ọnịcha: irò)
  2. enemy, (Achala/Anam: irō), hatred (Ọnịcha: író)
  3. an expanse or space (central Igbo: ìro)
  4. outside (central Igbo: ìro)

Further reading edit

  • Michael J. C. Echeruo (2001), “iro”, in Igbo-English Dictionary: A Comprehensive Dictionary of the Igbo Language with an English-Igbo Index, Ikeja, Lagos State, Nigeria: Longman Nigeria Plc, →ISBN, page 73

Japanese edit

Romanization edit

iro

  1. Rōmaji transcription of いろ

Kari'na edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Cariban *irô (inanimate anaphoric demonstrative pronoun); compare Apalaí yro, Trió irë, Wayana ilë, Hixkaryana ɨro, Waiwai ero, Ye'kwana iyö.

Pronunciation edit

  • (Venezuela) IPA(key): [ijjo]
  • (West Suriname) IPA(key): [iːdʝo]
  • (East Suriname) IPA(key): [iːɾo]

Pronoun edit

iro

  1. the inanimate singular anaphoric demonstrative pronoun; this (aforementioned), this that was just spoken of

Inflection edit

Derived terms edit

References edit

  • Courtz, Hendrik (2008) A Carib grammar and dictionary[2], Toronto: Magoria Books, →ISBN, page 53, 55, 277
  • Meira, Sérgio (2002), “A first comparison of pronominal and demonstrative systems in the Cariban language family”, in Mily Crevels, Simon van de Kerke, Sergio Meira and Hein van der Voort, editors, Current Studies on South American Languages[3], Leiden: Research School of Asian, African, and American Studies (CNWS), Leiden University, →ISBN, pages 255–275
  • Ahlbrinck, Willem (1931), “iďo”, in Encyclopaedie der Karaïben, Amsterdam: Koninklijke Akademie van Wetenschappen, page 179; republished as Willem Ahlbrinck, ; Doude van Herwijnen, transl., L'Encyclopédie des Caraïbes[4], Paris, 1956, page 173
  • Ahlbrinck, Willem (1931), “iŕo, iŕonembo, iŕoneme”, in Encyclopaedie der Karaïben, Amsterdam: Koninklijke Akademie van Wetenschappen, page 184; republished as Willem Ahlbrinck, ; Doude van Herwijnen, transl., L'Encyclopédie des Caraïbes[5], Paris, 1956, page 178
  • Yamada, Racquel-María (2010), “iro”, in Speech community-based documentation, description, and revitalization: Kari’nja in Konomerume, University of Oregon, page 739, 940

Maori edit

Etymology edit

Inherited from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qulej, (compare Indonesian ulat (caterpillar), Malay ulat (worm, maggot), Fijian ulo, Chamorro ulo').

Noun edit

iro (used in a reduplicated form as iroiro)

  1. maggot

Old Saxon edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Germanic *hiz.

Pronoun edit

(h)iro

  1. her

Declension edit

Portuguese edit

Verb edit

iro

  1. first-person singular present indicative of irar

Spanish edit

Etymology edit

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

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈiɾo/ [ˈi.ɾo]
  • Rhymes: -iɾo
  • Syllabification: i‧ro

Noun edit

iro m (plural iros)

  1. (rare) a Mohawk hairstyle
    Synonyms: cresta, mohicano

Welsh edit

Etymology edit

Cognate with Cornish ura.

Pronunciation edit

Verb edit

iro (first-person singular present iraf)

  1. to lubricate, oil
  2. to anoint

Conjugation edit

Mutation edit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal h-prothesis
iro unchanged unchanged hiro
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading edit

  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950–present), “iraf”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies

Yanomamö edit

Noun edit

iro

  1. howler monkey, Alouatta seniculus

References edit

  • Lizot, Jacques (2004) Diccionario enciclopédico de la lengua yãnomãmɨ (in Spanish), Vicariato apostólico de Puerto Ayacucho, →ISBN

Yoruba edit

 
Obìnrin kan tó ró ìró

Alternative forms edit

Etymology 1 edit

From ì- (nominalizing prefix) +‎ (to wrap), probably from Proto-Yoruboid *ù-ló, compare with Igala ùló

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

ìró

  1. a cloth wrapped around a woman's lower body, usually made with six yards of fabric
Derived terms edit

Etymology 2 edit

From ì- (nominalizing prefix) +‎ (to sound)

Alternative forms edit

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

ìró

  1. sound; noise
  2. (by extension) distant news or information on someone or something
    Synonym: ìròyìn
  3. (phonetics) speech sound
Derived terms edit
Related terms edit

Etymology 3 edit

Compare with Olukumi úrò (ape)

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

irò

  1. a general term for any species of great ape; gorilla, chimpanzee
    Synonyms: elégbèdè, ìnàkí
Related terms edit

Etymology 4 edit

From ì- (nominalizing prefix) +‎ (to think), see èrò (thought)

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

ìrò

  1. thinking; the process of thinking
Derived terms edit

Etymology 5 edit

From ì- +‎ ro

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

ìro

  1. meanness, cruelty
    Synonyms: ìkà, ìwàkíwà

Etymology 6 edit

Compare with Igala ílo, proposed to be derived from Proto-Yoruboid *í-lo

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

iro

  1. brass bell