See also: Loro, löro, and lổ rò

Aragonese edit

Etymology edit

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Noun edit

loro m (plural loros)

  1. parrot

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Galician edit

 
A Galician yoke
 
A Galician flail

Etymology edit

From Latin lōrum.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

loro m (plural loros)

  1. strap, made of leather or of twisted twigs, used for joining the yoke and the plough or the cart
    Synonyms: corre, estrobo
  2. leather strap or iron chain which connect both parts of a flail

References edit

  • loro” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006–2022.
  • loro” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006–2013.
  • loro” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • loro” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Italian edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

From Latin illōrum, genitive plural of ille, illud (that).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈlo.ro/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -oro
  • Hyphenation: ló‧ro

Pronoun edit

loro m pl or f pl by sense

  1. they
  2. (dative, formal) them, to them
    Synonym: gli
    Parlerò loro.I'll talk to them.

Usage notes edit

  • Loro (to them) is mostly restricted to formal communication. In regular usage gli is used instead, which avoids the following irregularities of loro:
    • loro almost always follows the verb
      Parlerò loro.I'll talk to them.
    • loro generally follows the past participle
      Ho detto loro.I told them.
    • loro always follows other clitics
    • loro is never attached to the verb or other clitics

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Determiner edit

loro (invariable)

  1. (possessive) their
    i loro figlitheir children
    le loro macchinetheir cars
    casa lorotheir house
    loro padretheir father
  2. (possessive, often capitalised/capitalized) your (polite plural form)
    i Loro figliyour children
    le Loro macchineyour cars
    casa Loroyour house
    il Loro padreyour father

Pronoun edit

loro (invariable)

  1. theirs
    Sono i loro.They are theirs.
  2. (often capitalised/capitalized) your (polite plural form)
    Sono i Loro.They are yours.

Usage notes edit

  • The use or non-use of the definite article in conjunction with the determiner and possessive pronoun is the same as for mio; see the usage note there.

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Anagrams edit

Javanese edit

Romanization edit

loro

  1. Romanization of ꦭꦺꦴꦫꦺꦴ
  2. Nonstandard spelling of lara. Romanization of ꦭꦫ

Latin edit

Noun edit

lōrō

  1. dative/ablative singular of lōrum

Spanish edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Taíno roro.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈloɾo/ [ˈlo.ɾo]
  • Audio (Colombia):(file)
  • Rhymes: -oɾo
  • Syllabification: lo‧ro

Noun edit

loro m (plural loros, feminine lora, feminine plural loras)

  1. parrot, parakeet
    Synonym: papagayo
    • c. 1981, “Yo No”, performed by Parálisis Permanente:
      Los loros atienden / Repiten y aprenden / Los cuervos observan / Y nunca se acercan
      (please add an English translation of this quotation)
  2. (by extension) chatterbox
    Synonyms: charlatán, cotorra
  3. (colloquial, derogatory) ugly person
    Synonyms: adefesio, esperpento, callo

Derived terms edit

Further reading edit

Anagrams edit

Tagalog edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Spanish loro, from Taíno roro.

Pronunciation edit

  • Hyphenation: lo‧ro
  • IPA(key): /ˈloɾo/, [ˈlo.ɾo]

Noun edit

loro (Baybayin spelling ᜎᜓᜇᜓ)

  1. parrot
    Synonym: piriko
  2. parrotfish
    Synonyms: isdang-loro, lutiin

See also edit

Further reading edit

  • loro”, in Pambansang Diksiyonaryo | Diksiyonaryo.ph, Manila, 2018

Tetum edit

Etymology edit

Inherited from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qaləjaw. Cognate with Tagalog araw, Malagasy andro, Manggarai leso, Hawaiian ao.

Noun edit

loro

  1. (astronomy) sun

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