See also: Polo, polo-, poło, pólo, póló, pôlo, and поло

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Balti پولو(polo, ball). Cognate with Tibetan པོ་ལོ (po lo), ཕོ་ལོང (pho long), སྤོ་ལོ (spo lo, ball).

NounEdit

polo (usually uncountable, plural polos)

  1. (uncountable) A ball game where two teams of players on horseback use long-handled mallets to propel the ball along the ground and into their opponent's goal.
  2. The ice polo, one of the ancestors of ice hockey; a similar game played on the ice, or on a prepared floor, by players wearing skates.
  3. (countable) A polo shirt.
    • 2007, February 22, “Mike Albo”, in Outfitters to Presidents, Preppies, Me[1]:
      Then on the second floor there is the creepy boy’s section, which had little headless mannequins in premium polos ($39.50), rugby shirts ($49.50) and a precocious leather pilot jacket for $148.
Derived termsEdit
TranslationsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Spanish, an air or popular song in Andalusia.

NounEdit

polo

  1. A Spanish gypsy dance characterized by energetic movements of the body while the feet merely shuffle or glide, with unison singing and rhythmic clapping of hands.

Etymology 3Edit

Unknown.

NounEdit

polo (plural polos)

  1. (Philippines) A dress shirt.

Further readingEdit

AnagramsEdit


AsturianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From a contraction of the preposition por (for, by) + neuter singular article lo (the).

ContractionEdit

polo n (masculine pol, feminine pola, masculine plural polos, feminine plural poles)

  1. for the, by the

CebuanoEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: po‧lo

Etymology 1Edit

From English polo shirt.

NounEdit

polo

  1. a polo shirt

Etymology 2Edit

From English polo, from Balti پولو(polo, ball).

NounEdit

polo

  1. a ball game where two teams of players on horseback use long-handled mallets to propel the ball along the ground and into their opponent's goal.
  2. a similar game played on the ice, or on a prepared floor, by players wearing skates

Etymology 3Edit

Unknown.

NounEdit

polo

  1. a dress shirt

CzechEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

AdverbEdit

polo

  1. half

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

polo n

  1. polo (a ball game played on horseback)
    Synonym: pólo

Further readingEdit

  • polo in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • polo in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

DanishEdit

NounEdit

polo

  1. polo (ball game played on horseback)
  2. polo shirt
    Synonyms: poloskjorte, polotrøje

Further readingEdit


EsperantoEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

polo (accusative singular polon, plural poloj, accusative plural polojn)

  1. a Pole (person from Poland)

HypernymsEdit

Related termsEdit


FinnishEdit

(index po)

EtymologyEdit

Related to and likely derived from polkea.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpolo/, [ˈpo̞lo̞]
  • Rhymes: -olo
  • Syllabification: po‧lo

NounEdit

polo

  1. poor (one to be pitied)
    poikapolo
    poor boy

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of polo (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative polo polot
genitive polon polojen
partitive poloa poloja
illative poloon poloihin
singular plural
nominative polo polot
accusative nom. polo polot
gen. polon
genitive polon polojen
partitive poloa poloja
inessive polossa poloissa
elative polosta poloista
illative poloon poloihin
adessive pololla poloilla
ablative pololta poloilta
allative pololle poloille
essive polona poloina
translative poloksi poloiksi
instructive poloin
abessive polotta poloitta
comitative poloineen
Possessive forms of polo (type valo)
possessor singular plural
1st person poloni polomme
2nd person polosi polonne
3rd person polonsa

SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Häkkinen, Kaisa (2004) Nykysuomen etymologinen sanakirja [Modern Finnish Etymological Dictionary] (in Finnish), Juva: WSOY, →ISBN

FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

polo m

  1. polo (ball game played on horseback)
  2. polo shirt

Further readingEdit


GalicianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Contraction of preposition por (through, by, for) + alternative form of the masculine singular definite article lo (the).

PronunciationEdit

ContractionEdit

polo (feminine pola, masculine plural polos, feminine plural polas)

  1. through the; by the; for the
    O ladrón entrou pola ventá
    The thief entered through the window

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese, from Latin pullus.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

polo m (plural polos)

  1. chick (young bird, especially a chicken)
    • 1418, Á. Rodríguez González (ed.), Libro do Concello de Santiago (1416-1422). Santiago de Compostela: Consello da Cultura Galega, page 95:
      Iten o par dos polos et polas, seis blanquas et dous coroados.
      Item, the pair of chickens and chicks, six white coins and a crown
    Synonyms: pito, pitiño
Related termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

Borrowed from Latin polus, from Ancient Greek πόλος (pólos).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

polo m (plural polos)

  1. (geography, electricity) pole

Etymology 4Edit

Borrowed from English polo.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

polo m (plural polos)

  1. polo (ball game)
  2. polo shirt, polo

ReferencesEdit

  • polo” in Dicionario da Real Academia Galega, Royal Galician Academy.
  • polo” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • polo” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • polo” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • polo” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • polo” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

IdoEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English poleFrench pôleGerman PolItalian poloRussian по́люс (póljus)Spanish polo, from Latin polus, from Ancient Greek πόλος (pólos).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

polo (plural poli)

  1. pole (point where an axis meets the surface of a rotating body)

Derived termsEdit


ItalianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Latin polus, from Ancient Greek πόλος (pólos).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

polo m (plural poli)

  1. (countable) pole (geographic, electrical or magnetic)
Related termsEdit
See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from English polo.

NounEdit

polo m (plural poli)

  1. (uncountable) polo (sport)
Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ polo in Luciano Canepari, Dizionario di Pronuncia Italiana (DiPI)

LatinEdit

NounEdit

polō

  1. dative singular of polus
  2. ablative singular of polus

ReferencesEdit

  • polo in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers

LatvianEdit

NounEdit

polo m (invariable)

  1. polo

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Lower SorbianEdit

NounEdit

polo n (diminutive polack)

  1. Superseded spelling of pólo.

DeclensionEdit


Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

EtymologyEdit

From English polo, from Balti پولو(polo, ball).

NounEdit

polo m (definite singular poloen, uncountable)

  1. (sports, equestrianism) polo

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

EtymologyEdit

From English polo, from Balti پولو(polo, ball).

NounEdit

polo m (definite singular poloen, uncountable)

  1. (sports, equestrianism) polo

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


PortugueseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Latin polus (pole), from Ancient Greek πόλος (pólos, axis of rotation).

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

polo m (plural polos)

  1. (geography, electricity) pole (geographic, magnetic)
  2. (figuratively) extreme opposite

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from English polo, from Balti པོ་ལོ (pulu, ball).

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

polo m (plural polos)

  1. polo (ball game)
  2. polo shirt, polo

Etymology 3Edit

From Old Portuguese, from Latin pullus, from Proto-Indo-European *polH- (animal young). Doublet of polho, which came from Spanish.

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

polo m (plural polos)

  1. eyas

Related termsEdit

Etymology 4Edit

From Old Portuguese polo, from por + lo.

PronunciationEdit

ContractionEdit

polo m (plural polos, feminine pola, feminine plural polas)

  1. (obsolete) Contraction of por (by; through; for) + o (the)

RamoaainaEdit

NounEdit

polo

  1. liquid

Further readingEdit

  • Robyn Davies and Lisbeth Fritzell, Duke of York Grammar Essentials (Ramoaaina) (October 1992)

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French polo.

NounEdit

polo n (uncountable)

  1. polo

DeclensionEdit


SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Latin polus, from Ancient Greek πόλος (pólos).

NounEdit

polo m (plural polos)

  1. (geography, electricity) pole
Derived termsEdit
Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from English polo.

NounEdit

polo m (uncountable)

  1. polo (ball game)
  2. polo shirt
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

Originally a trademark.

NounEdit

polo m (plural polos)

  1. (chiefly Spain) popsicle, ice lolly
    Synonym: paleta

Etymology 4Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

polo

  1. (Obsolete spelling of pulo) First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of polir.

Further readingEdit


TagalogEdit

Etymology 1Edit

See main entry.

NounEdit

polo

  1. Obsolete form of pulo.

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from English polo.

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: po‧lo
  • IPA(key): /ˈpolo/

NounEdit

polo

  1. polo (sport)
  2. polo shirt
    • 1981, Clodualdo Del Mundo, Writing for Film
      Maraming reklamo si Arni tungkol sa initiation; sisisihin pa nito si Sid dahil ito ang pumilit sa kanyang sumali sa frat. Magsusuot ng polo si Arni. Halos hindi niya maigalaw ang kanyang braso.
      Arni have a lot of complaints about the initiation; he even blamed Sid for forcing him to join the frat. Arni would wear a polo shirt. He could almost not move his arms.

Derived termsEdit


VepsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Russian по́ло (pólo).

NounEdit

polo

  1. polo (sport)

InflectionEdit

Inflection of polo
nominative sing. polo
genitive sing. polon
partitive sing. polod
partitive plur.
singular plural
nominative polo
accusative polon
genitive polon
partitive polod
essive-instructive polon
translative poloks
inessive polos
elative polospäi
illative ?
adessive polol
ablative pololpäi
allative polole
abessive polota
comitative polonke
prolative polodme
approximative I polonno
approximative II polonnoks
egressive polonnopäi
terminative I ?
terminative II pololesai
terminative III polossai
additive I ?
additive II pololepäi

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Zajceva, N. G.; Mullonen, M. I. (2007) , “поло”, in Uz’ venä-vepsläine vajehnik / Novyj russko-vepsskij slovarʹ [New Russian–Veps Dictionary], Petrozavodsk: Periodika