See also: Kalo, kálo, and kålo

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Hawaiian kalo. Doublet of taro, from Maori.

NounEdit

kalo

  1. taro (Colocasia esculenta)
    • 2010 December 31, Charles H. Fletcher; Robynne Boyd; William J. Neal; Virginia Tice, Living on the Shores of Hawaii: Natural Hazards, the Environment, and Our Communities, University of Hawaii Press, →ISBN, page 111:
      Three hundred varieties of kalo are named in the Hawaiian language, 85 of which are still known today. In addition to being the source of the staple Hawaiian food poi, kalo was also used for fishing bait and as a dye.

AnagramsEdit


AngloromaniEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Romani kalo, from Sanskrit काल (kāla).

AdjectiveEdit

kalo

  1. black

ReferencesEdit

  • kalo”, in Angloromani Dictionary, The Manchester Romani Project, 2004-2006

Balkan RomaniEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Romani kalo, from Sanskrit काल (kāla).

AdjectiveEdit

kalo

  1. (Bugurdži, Crimea, Kosovo Arli, Macedonian Arli, Sepečides, Sofia Erli, Ursari) black
  2. (Sepečides, Sofia Erli, Ursari) dark
  3. (Sepečides) dark-skinned
  4. (Sofia Erli) sooty

NounEdit

kalo m

  1. (Macedonian Arli) blackness

ReferencesEdit

  • kalo” in Bugurdži Romani-English Dictionary, ROMLEX – the Romani Lexicon Project, 2000.
  • kalo” in Crimean Romani-English Dictionary, ROMLEX – the Romani Lexicon Project, 2000.
  • kalo” in Kosovo Arli Romani-English Dictionary, ROMLEX – the Romani Lexicon Project, 2000.
  • kalo” in Macedonian Arli Romani-English Dictionary, ROMLEX – the Romani Lexicon Project, 2000.
  • kalo” in Sepečides Romani-English dictionary, ROMLEX – the Romani Lexicon Project, 2000.
  • kalo” in Sofia Erli Romani-English Dictionary, ROMLEX – the Romani Lexicon Project, 2000.
  • kalo” in Ursari Romani-English Dictionary, ROMLEX – the Romani Lexicon Project, 2000.

Baltic RomaniEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Romani kalo, from Sanskrit काल (kāla).

AdjectiveEdit

kalo

  1. (Lithuania, North Russia) black
  2. (North Russia) dark
  3. (North Russia) tan

NounEdit

kalo m

  1. (North Russia) Romani person

ReferencesEdit

  • kalo” in Lithuanian Romani-English Dictionary, ROMLEX – the Romani Lexicon Project, 2000.
  • kalo” in North Russian Romani-English Dictionary, ROMLEX – the Romani Lexicon Project, 2000.

BambaraEdit

NounEdit

kalo

  1. moon
  2. month
  3. menses

Bikol CentralEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: ka‧lo
  • IPA(key): /ˈkaloʔ/

NounEdit

kalò

  1. (Tabaco–Legazpi–Sorsogon) hat
    Synonyms: kopya, sombrero

Carpathian RomaniEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Romani kalo, from Sanskrit काल (kāla).

AdjectiveEdit

kalo

  1. (Burgenland, East Slovakia, Gurvari, Hungarian Vend) black
  2. (Burgenland, East Slovakia) dark
  3. (East Slovakia) cruel
  4. (East Slovakia) desperate

NounEdit

kalo m

  1. (East Slovakia) blackness, black color
  2. (East Slovakia) mourning (dress)
  3. (East Slovakia) Black (person), swarthy person

ReferencesEdit

  • kalo” in Burgenland Romani-English Dictionary, ROMLEX – the Romani Lexicon Project, 2000.
  • kalo” in East Slovak Romani-English Dictionary, ROMLEX – the Romani Lexicon Project, 2000.
  • kalo” in Gurvari Romani-English Dictionary, ROMLEX – the Romani Lexicon Project, 2000.
  • kalo” in Hungarian Vend Romani-English Dictionary, ROMLEX – the Romani Lexicon Project, 2000.

CebuanoEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: ka‧lo
  • IPA(key): /ˈkaloʔ/, [ˈka.l̪ʊʔ]

NounEdit

kalò

  1. hat

EsperantoEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)
  • IPA(key): [ˈkalo]
  • Rhymes: -alo
  • Hyphenation: ka‧lo

NounEdit

kalo (accusative singular kalon, plural kaloj, accusative plural kalojn)

  1. callus (in general)
  2. corn (callus on the foot)
    Synonym: (very explicit) piedkalo

HawaiianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Polynesian *talo, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *taləs.

NounEdit

kalo

  1. taro; colocasia

DescendantsEdit

  • English: kalo

HigaononEdit

NounEdit

kalo

  1. hat

IndonesianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Malay kalau.

ConjunctionEdit

kalo

  1. (informal, colloquial) Alternative form of kalau (if; when)
    • 2018 June 6, Yulianto, “Bazar Ramadan di Balaikota Semarang Disambut Antusias Warga [Ramadan Bazaar at Semarang City Hall Welcomed by Enthusiastic Citizens]”, in Suara Merdeka[1], archived from the original on 27 October 2018:
      "Meski jauh datang dari Boja, gak masalah yang penting bisa belikan baju baru untuk anak saya buat Lebaran nanti. Soalnya, kalo sudah mepet hari Lebaran biasanya gak sempet lagi," ujarnya.
      "Even though it is far to come from Boja, it is not a problem, what's important is being able to buy new clothing for my son for Lebaran (Eid al-Fitr) later. The problem is, if/when it is already approaching the day for Lebaran, there is usually no chance anymore," she says.

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from Javanese kalo.

NounEdit

kalo (first-person possessive kaloku, second-person possessive kalomu, third-person possessive kalonya)

  1. type of bamboo sieve used to filter coconut milk
    Hypernyms: ayakan, penyaring, saringan, tapis, tapisan

JavaneseEdit

 
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kalo

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

kalo (Javanese spelling ꦏꦭꦺꦴ)

  1. type of bamboo sieve used to filter coconut milk

MalayEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From kalau.

ConjunctionEdit

kalo (Jawi spelling کالو‎)

  1. (informal, colloquial) Alternative form of kalau (if)

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from Javanese kalo.

NounEdit

kalo (Jawi spelling کالو‎, plural kalo-kalo, informal 1st possessive kaloku, 2nd possessive kalomu, 3rd possessive kalonya)

  1. (uncommon) sieve
    Synonyms: ayak, penapis, penyaring, saringan, tapisan
Related termsEdit

RomaniEdit

EtymologyEdit

Inherited from Sanskrit काल (kāla), ultimately borrowed from Proto-Dravidian *kār.

AdjectiveEdit

kalo (feminine kali, plural kale)

  1. black
    Antonym: parno

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Turner, Ralph Lilley (1969–1985), “kāla”, in A Comparative Dictionary of the Indo-Aryan Languages, London: Oxford University Press, page 157
  • Boretzky, Norbert; Igla, Birgit (1994), “kaló”, in Wörterbuch Romani-Deutsch-Englisch für den südosteuropäischen Raum : mit einer Grammatik der Dialektvarianten [Romani-German-English dictionary for the Southern European region] (in German), Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, →ISBN, page 133
  • Marcel Courthiade (2009), “kal/o, -i pl. -e”, in Melinda Rézműves, editor, Morri angluni rromane ćhibǎqi evroputni lavustik = Első rromani nyelvű európai szótáram : cigány, magyar, angol, francia, spanyol, német, ukrán, román, horvát, szlovák, görög [My First European-Romani Dictionary: Romani, Hungarian, English, French, Spanish, German, Ukrainian, Romanian, Croatian, Slovak, Greek] (in Hungarian; English), Budapest: Fővárosi Onkormányzat Cigány Ház--Romano Kher, →ISBN, pages 184-185
  • kalo” in Dolenjski Romani-English Dictionary, ROMLEX – the Romani Lexicon Project, 2000.
  • Yaron Matras (2002), “Historical and linguistic origins”, in Romani: A Linguistic Introduction[2], Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, →ISBN, page 39

Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Italian calo (fall).

NounEdit

kȁlo m (Cyrillic spelling ка̏ло)

  1. difference in weight of delivered goods compared to invoice weight caused by drying, evaporation or similar processes
  2. compensation for this loss of weight

Derived termsEdit


Sinte RomaniEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Romani kalo, from Sanskrit काल (kāla).

AdjectiveEdit

kalo (feminine singular kali, plural kale)

  1. black
    Synonym: kales

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • kalo” in Sinte Romani-English Dictionary, ROMLEX – the Romani Lexicon Project, 2000.

TagalogEdit

Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: ka‧lo
  • IPA(key): /ˈkaloʔ/, [ˈka.loʔ]

NounEdit

kalò

  1. bowl; large cup
    Synonyms: mangkok, tason

Etymology 2Edit

Compare Cebuano kalo.

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: ka‧lo
  • IPA(key): /ˈkaloʔ/, [ˈka.loʔ]

NounEdit

kalò

  1. hat (made from thin wood)
    Synonym: sumbrero

Etymology 3Edit

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: ka‧lo
  • IPA(key): /kaˈloʔ/, [kɐˈloʔ]

NounEdit

kalô

  1. pulley

Vlax RomaniEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Romani kalo, from Sanskrit काल (kāla).

AdjectiveEdit

kalo

  1. (Banatiski Gurbet, Gurbet, Kalderaš, Lovara, Macedonian Džambazi, Sremski Gurbet) black
  2. (Gurbet, Macedonian Džambazi) swarthy, dark(-skinned)
  3. (Gurbet, Macedonian Džambazi) (sun-)tanned
  4. (Gurbet, Macedonian Džambazi) bad, evil
  5. (Gurbet, Macedonian Džambazi) unlucky, ominous, ill-omened, fatal
  6. (Gurbet, Macedonian Džambazi) fatal, mortal, deadly, malignant (e.g. disease, illness)

NounEdit

kalo m

  1. (Gurbet, Kalderaš) policeman
  2. (Gurbet) chimney sweep
  3. (Gurbet) Black, African
  4. (Gurbet) Swarthy, Dark (Romani nickname)
  5. (Gurbet) kidney
  6. (Gurbet) train
  7. (Kalderaš) a dark-skinned man

ReferencesEdit

  • kalo” in Banatiski Gurbet Romani-English Dictionary, ROMLEX – the Romani Lexicon Project, 2000.
  • kalo” in Gurbet Romani-English Dictionary, ROMLEX – the Romani Lexicon Project, 2000.
  • kalo” in Kalderaš Romani-English Dictionary, ROMLEX – the Romani Lexicon Project, 2000.
  • kalo” in Lovara Romani-English Dictionary, ROMLEX – the Romani Lexicon Project, 2000.
  • kalo” in Macedonian Džambazi Romani-English Dictionary, ROMLEX – the Romani Lexicon Project, 2000.
  • kalo” in Sremski Gurbet Romani-English Dictionary, ROMLEX – the Romani Lexicon Project, 2000.