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EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle English lo, loo, from Old English (exclamation of surprise, grief, or joy). Conflated in Middle English with lo! (interjection), a corruption of lok!, loke! (look!) (as in lo we! (look we!)). Cognate with Scots lo, lu (lo). See also look.

InterjectionEdit

lo

  1. (archaic) look, see, behold (in an imperative sense).
SynonymsEdit
Related termsEdit
TranslationsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Variant of low.

AdjectiveEdit

lo (not comparable)

  1. Informal spelling of low.
Derived termsEdit
Related termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

ContractionEdit

lo

  1. (colloquial) hello ('lo; see hallo)

AnagramsEdit


AsturianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *lo, *illu, from Latin illud, neuter of ille.

ArticleEdit

lo n sg (masculine el, feminine la, masculine plural los, feminine plural les)

  1. (definite) the

PronounEdit

lo

  1. it (third-person singular neuter direct pronoun)

BasqueEdit

NounEdit

lo

  1. sleep

Derived termsEdit


CatalanEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • Rhymes: -o

Etymology 1Edit

From Vulgar Latin *illu, from Latin illum, accusative of ille.

PronounEdit

lo (enclitic, contracted 'l, proclitic el, contracted proclitic l')

  1. him (direct object)

DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Latin illum, from ille.

ArticleEdit

lo m (feminine la, masculine plural los, feminine plural les)

  1. (archaic or dialectal) the (definite article)
    Synonym: el (standard)

Further readingEdit


ChickasawEdit

PronounEdit

lo

  1. I

ChineseEdit

NounEdit

lo

  1. (neologism, mostly in compounds) Lolita fashion
    lo  ―  lo niáng  ―  (please add an English translation of this example)

CornishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

lo f (plural loyow)

  1. spoon

EsperantoEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

lo (accusative singular lo-on, plural lo-oj, accusative plural lo-ojn)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter L.

See alsoEdit


GalicianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

See o. Compare Portuguese lo.

PronounEdit

lo m sg (feminine singular la, masculine plural los, feminine plural las)

  1. Alternative form of o (the, masculine singular)
Usage notesEdit

The l- forms of article are compulsorily used after the preposition por and adverb u. It is optional when the preceding word ends in -r or -s, after unstressed pronouns nos, vos and lles (when they are enclitc) of ambos, entrambos, todos, tras and copulative conjunction (e mais and tonic pronouns vós and nós followed by a numerical precision).

Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

PronounEdit

lo m (accusative)

  1. Alternative form of o (him)
Usage notesEdit

The l- forms of accusative third-person pronouns are used when the preceding word ends in -r or -s, and is suffixed to the preceding word.

Related termsEdit

IdoEdit

EtymologyEdit

Back-formation from co (this), to (that), based on la (the), ol (it).[1]

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

lo

  1. referring to a previous sentence or phrase, i.e. a fact rather than an object; it, the
    Il esas mortinta de tri monati, e vu ne savas lo!
    He's been dead for three months, and you didn't know it (that he's been dead for three months)!

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Progreso, VI, 238

IndonesianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Hokkien ().

PronounEdit

lo

  1. (Jakarta, slang) Second-person singular pronoun: you, your, yours

SynonymsEdit

Indonesian informal second-person pronouns:


InterlinguaEdit

PronounEdit

lo

  1. it, that (direct object)
    Tu lo audi? – Do you hear it?

Related termsEdit


ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From a Vulgar Latin *illu, from Latin illum, illud, the accusative singular of ille, by dropping il- and -m. [1]

ArticleEdit

Italian Definite Articles
singular plural
masculine il
lo/l'
i
gli
feminine  la/l' le

lo m sg (plural gli)

  1. The form of il that is used before the so-called impure consonants, that is, s+consonant (impure s), gn, pn, ps, x or z; before a vowel it becomes l'; the
    l’ossothe bone
    lo statothe state
    lo ziothe uncle

Etymology 2Edit

From Latin illum, the accusative singular of ille.

Alternative formsEdit

PronounEdit

lo m sg (plural li, female la)

  1. (accusative) him
    Lo conosci?Do you know him?
  2. (accusative) it, this or that thing
    Synonym: ciò
    Quando te lo diedi.When I gave it to you.
See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Patota, Giuseppe (2002) Lineamenti di grammatica storica dell'italiano (in Italian), Bologna: il Mulino, →ISBN, page 123

LamboyaEdit

VerbEdit

lo

  1. to go
    Synonyms: kako, attu

ReferencesEdit

  • Rina, A. Dj.; Kabba, John Lado B. (2011), “lo”, in Kamus Bahasa Lamboya, Kabupaten Sumba Bakat [Dictionary of Lamboya Language, West Sumba Regency], Waikabubak: Dinas Kebudayaan dan Pariwisata, Kabupaten Sumba Bakat, page 60

LashiEdit

LuxembourgishEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

lo

  1. Alternative form of elo

MandarinEdit

RomanizationEdit

lo (Zhuyin ˙ㄌㄛ)

  1. Pinyin transcription of

Usage notesEdit

  • Almost all syllables transliterated from Chinese speech contain one of four diacritics indicating tone. This is one of the few syllables in the Chinese language that is transcribed only in a toneless form.
  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch *lō, from Proto-Germanic *lauhaz.

NounEdit

 f or n

  1. clearing in a forest

InflectionEdit

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Dutch: lo (obsolete outside toponyms)

Further readingEdit

  • loo”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • loo”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929

NeapolitanEdit

PronounEdit

lo

  1. Alternative form of 'o

Norwegian BokmålEdit

NounEdit

lo n (definite singular loet, uncountable)

  1. lint

Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

lo

  1. past of le

Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse , lóa.

NounEdit

lo f (definite singular loa, indefinite plural loer, definite plural loene)

  1. any of various birds of the family Charadriidae, the plovers and dotterels
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

lo

  1. past of le

ReferencesEdit


NovialEdit

PronounEdit

lo (genitive lon, plural los)

  1. he; him

Related termsEdit


OccitanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • lou (Mistralian)

EtymologyEdit

From Old Occitan lo, from Vulgar Latin *lo, *illu, from Latin illum.

ArticleEdit

lo (feminine la, masculine plural los, feminine plural las)

  1. the; masculine singular definite article

Usage notesEdit

  • In the Provençal dialect, the masculine and feminine plural is lei.

Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *lo, *illu, from Latin illum; compare Old Occitan lo.

ArticleEdit

lo

  1. (9th and 10th centuries) Alternative form of le; masculine singular oblique definite article

PronounEdit

lo

  1. (9th and 10th centuries) Alternative form of le; masculine singular object pronoun

Old OccitanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *lo, *illu, from Latin illum; compare Old French lo.

ArticleEdit

lo (feminine la)

  1. the; masculine singular definite article

DescendantsEdit

  • Occitan: lo

PapiamentuEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Portuguese logo ("soon") and Spanish luego ("soon, later").

VerbEdit

lo

Indicates the future tense of a verb.

  1. shall
  2. will

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

See o.

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

lo

  1. Alternative form of o (third-person masculine singular objective pronoun) used as an enclitic and mesoclitic following a verb form ending in a consonant (-z, -r and -s, but not -m); the consonant is elided and the preceding vowel takes an accent if necessary
    Contá-lo (contar)To tell it.
    Contamo-lo (contamos)We told it.
    Fi-lo (fiz)I did it.

Coordinate termsEdit

  • no (following a nasal vowel), o (following an oral vowel)

See alsoEdit

Portuguese personal pronouns (edit)
Number Person Nominative
(subject)
Accusative
(direct object)
Dative
(indirect object)
Prepositional Prepositional
with com
Non-declining
m f m f m and f m f m f m f
Singular First eu me mim comigo
Second tu te ti contigo você
o senhor a senhora
Third ele ela o
(lo, no)
a
(la, na)
lhe ele ela com ele com ela o mesmo a mesma
se (reflexive) si (reflexive) consigo (reflexive)
Plural First nós nos nós connosco (Portugal)
conosco (Brazil)
a gente
Second vós vos vós convosco vocês
os senhores as senhoras
Third eles elas os
(los, nos)
as
(las, nas)
lhes eles elas com eles com elas os mesmos as mesmas
se (reflexive) si (reflexive) consigo (reflexive)
Indefinite se (reflexive) si (reflexive) consigo (reflexive)

RomanschEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan) lad

EtymologyEdit

From Latin lātus.

AdjectiveEdit

lo m (feminine singular loa, masculine plural los, feminine plural loas)

  1. (Sutsilvan) wide, broad

SynonymsEdit

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Sutsilvan, Surmiran) lartg
  • (Puter, Vallader) larg

SilesianEdit

PrepositionEdit

lo

  1. by, at, on
  2. to
  3. for

Southern NdebeleEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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PronounEdit

lo

  1. this; class 1 proximal demonstrative.

Etymology 2Edit

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PronounEdit

lo

  1. this; class 3 proximal demonstrative.

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From a Vulgar Latin *lo, *illu. Masculine pronoun from Latin illum, singular masculine accusative of ille. Neuter article and pronoun form from Latin illud, neuter of ille. Compare Portuguese o.

PronunciationEdit

ArticleEdit

lo

  1. neuter definite article used to make abstract nouns from adjectives; the
    lo pobre
    the poorness (about)
    the poor (thing about)
    that (which is) poor (about)

PronounEdit

lo

  1. accusative of él, ello, and usted (when referring to a man); him, it, you (formal)
    lo veo
    I see it
  2. impersonal neuter pronoun; it, that
    lo es
    so it is

See alsoEdit


SwahiliEdit

InterjectionEdit

lo

  1. oh!

SwedishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

lo c

  1. a lynx

DeclensionEdit

Declension of lo 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative lo lon loar loarna
Genitive los lons loars loarnas

Related termsEdit


Tok PisinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English law.

NounEdit

lo

  1. law

VietnameseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Non-Sino-Vietnamese reading of Chinese (“be concerned,worry about”; SV: lự).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

lo (𢗼, 𢥈)

  1. to bother, to worry, to attend to

Derived termsEdit

Derived terms

WelshEdit

NounEdit

lo m

  1. Soft mutation of llo.

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
llo lo unchanged unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

NounEdit

lo m

  1. Soft mutation of glo.

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
glo lo nglo unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

WestrobothnianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse  f. Cognate with Norwegian lo f, luv m, Old English wlōh f. Related to Old Norse lagðr m (tuft of wool or hair).

NounEdit

lo n

  1. fluff
  2. dust (of tissues)
  3. fringe of cloth and other textiles

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle Low German lōt, from Proto-Germanic *laudą.

NounEdit

lo n

  1. plummet

Etymology 3Edit

From Old Norse lófi, láfi (threshing barn). Cognate with Norwegian låve, Swedish loge.

NounEdit

lo m

  1. threshing barn
Derived termsEdit

XhosaEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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PronounEdit

lo

  1. this; class 1 proximal demonstrative.

Etymology 2Edit

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PronounEdit

lo

  1. this; class 3 proximal demonstrative.

Etymology 3Edit

PronounEdit

-lo

  1. Combining stem of lona.

ZouEdit

ZuluEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

lo

  1. this; class 1 proximal demonstrative.
InflectionEdit
Stem -ló
Full form
Locative kulo
Full form
Locative kulo
Copulative yilo
Possessive forms
Modifier Substantive
Class 1 walo owalo
Class 2 balo abalo
Class 3 walo owalo
Class 4 yalo eyalo
Class 5 lalo elalo
Class 6 alo awalo
Class 7 salo esalo
Class 8 zalo ezalo
Class 9 yalo eyalo
Class 10 zalo ezalo
Class 11 lwalo olwalo
Class 14 balo obalo
Class 15 kwalo okwalo
Class 17 kwalo okwalo

Etymology 2Edit

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PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

lo

  1. this; class 3 proximal demonstrative.
InflectionEdit
Stem -ló
Full form
Locative kulo
Full form
Locative kulo
Copulative yilo
Possessive forms
Modifier Substantive
Class 1 walo owalo
Class 2 balo abalo
Class 3 walo owalo
Class 4 yalo eyalo
Class 5 lalo elalo
Class 6 alo awalo
Class 7 salo esalo
Class 8 zalo ezalo
Class 9 yalo eyalo
Class 10 zalo ezalo
Class 11 lwalo olwalo
Class 14 balo obalo
Class 15 kwalo okwalo
Class 17 kwalo okwalo

Etymology 3Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

lo

  1. Combining stem of lona.

ReferencesEdit