EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

Pronunciation spelling of more. as pronounced in non-rhotic dialects, notably African American Vernacular English. Compare fo' (for; four), ho (whore).

Alternative formsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

mo'

  1. (dialectal, African-American Vernacular) Eye dialect spelling of more. (representing non-rhotic pronunciation)
    • 1904, Clifton Johnson, Highways and Byways of the South:
      But the people are great han's for religion, and it's a common saying they got mo' religion an' less morals than yo'll find anywhere else in the world.
    • 1916, Official Proceedings, Western Railway Club:
      A millennium, mah son, am jes' de same as a thousan' legged worm, only hits got mo' legs.
    • 2005, Tim Brooks, Lost Sounds: Blacks and the Birth of the Recording Industry, 1890-1919:
      Brethren if you want mo' preachin', save a little dram for me.

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ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin modo.

AdverbEdit

mo'

  1. (regional) now
    Synonyms: ora, adesso

Etymology 2Edit

Contraction of modo.

NounEdit

mo'

  1. Only used in a mo' di

ReferencesEdit


Yucatec MayaEdit

NounEdit

mo'

  1. Macaw.