English

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Etymology

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

Noun

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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.

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Angloromani

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Alternative forms

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Etymology

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From Romani kalo, from Sanskrit काल (kāla).

Adjective

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kalo

  1. black

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Balkan Romani

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Adjective

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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

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kalo m

  1. (Macedonian Arli) blackness

References

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  • 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 Romani

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kalo

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

Noun

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kalo m

  1. (North Russia) Romani person

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  • 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.

Bambara

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Noun

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kalo

  1. moon
  2. month
  3. menses

Bikol Central

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Pronunciation

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

Noun

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kalò (Basahan spelling ᜃᜎᜓ)

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

Carpathian Romani

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kalo

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

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kalo m

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

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  • 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.

Cebuano

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Pronunciation

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

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kalò

  1. hat

Esperanto

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Pronunciation

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

Noun

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

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

Hawaiian

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Etymology

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

Noun

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kalo

  1. taro; colocasia

Descendants

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  • English: kalo

Higaonon

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Noun

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kalo

  1. hat

Indonesian

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Etymology 1

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From Malay kalau.

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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[2], 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 2

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Borrowed from Javanese kalo.

Noun

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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

Javanese

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Etymology

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

Noun

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kalo (Javanese spelling ꦏꦭꦺꦴ)

  1. type of bamboo sieve used to filter coconut milk

Latin

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Verb

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kalō (present infinitive kalāre, supine kalātum); first conjugation, no perfect stem

  1. Alternative form of calō

Conjugation

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   Conjugation of kalō (first conjugation, no perfect stem)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present kalō kalās kalat kalāmus kalātis kalant
imperfect kalābam kalābās kalābat kalābāmus kalābātis kalābant
future kalābō kalābis kalābit kalābimus kalābitis kalābunt
passive present kalor kalāris,
kalāre
kalātur kalāmur kalāminī kalantur
imperfect kalābar kalābāris,
kalābāre
kalābātur kalābāmur kalābāminī kalābantur
future kalābor kalāberis,
kalābere
kalābitur kalābimur kalābiminī kalābuntur
perfect kalātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect kalātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect kalātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present kalem kalēs kalet kalēmus kalētis kalent
imperfect kalārem kalārēs kalāret kalārēmus kalārētis kalārent
passive present kaler kalēris,
kalēre
kalētur kalēmur kalēminī kalentur
imperfect kalārer kalārēris,
kalārēre
kalārētur kalārēmur kalārēminī kalārentur
perfect kalātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect kalātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present kalā kalāte
future kalātō kalātō kalātōte kalantō
passive present kalāre kalāminī
future kalātor kalātor kalantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives kalāre kalātūrum esse kalārī kalātum esse kalātum īrī
participles kalāns kalātūrus kalātus kalandus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
kalandī kalandō kalandum kalandō kalātum kalātū

Malay

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Etymology 1

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From kalau.

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kalo (Jawi spelling کالو)

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

Etymology 2

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Borrowed from Javanese kalo.

Noun

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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
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Romani

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Etymology

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

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kalo (feminine kali, plural kale)

  1. black
    Antonym: parno

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References

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  • 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] (overall work in Hungarian and 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[3], Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, →ISBN, page 39

Serbo-Croatian

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Italian calo (fall).

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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

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Sinte Romani

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Ultimately from Sanskrit काल (kāla).

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kalo (feminine singular kali, plural kale)

  1. black
    Synonym: kales

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References

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

Tagalog

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kalò (Baybayin spelling ᜃᜎᜓ)

  1. bowl; large cup
    Synonyms: mangkok, tason

Etymology 2

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Compare Cebuano kalo.

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kalò (Baybayin spelling ᜃᜎᜓ)

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

Etymology 3

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Compare Javanese ꦏꦼꦭꦸꦃ (keluh, bridle with nosering for cattle).

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Noun

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kalô (Baybayin spelling ᜃᜎᜓ)

  1. pulley

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Vlax Romani

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Adjective

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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)

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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

References

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  • 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.