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EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From relative +‎ -o (diminutive suffix).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

relo (plural relos)

  1. (Australia, colloquial, informal) A relative.
    • 2001, John Larkin, Nostradamus and Instant Noodles, 2012, unnumbered page,
      ‘Anyway, sorry I′m late,’ said Ian. ‘Wanted to hang with the relos for a bit.’
    • 2006, Tony Davis, Step On It!: A Wild Ride Through the Motor Age, Random House Australia, page 17,
      It was a journey not completed until after dark (there were no headlights) and Bertha was too tired to visit her relos in Pforzheim by the time she arrived.
    • 2010, Stefan Korn, Scott Lancaster, Eric Mooij, Being a Great Dad For Dummies, Australian & New Zealand Edition, unnumbered page,
      Just ask the relos how often they may want to do it, because you don′t want babysitting to become too much of a chore for them.

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CebuanoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish reloj (clock), from Old Catalan relotge (1362) (Modern Catalan rellotge), from the older orollotge, from Latin hōrologium, from Ancient Greek ὡρολόγιον (hōrológion).

NounEdit

relo

  1. watch. wristwatch

EsperantoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English/French rail.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈrelo/
  • Hyphenation: re‧lo
  • Rhymes: -elo

NounEdit

relo (accusative singular relon, plural reloj, accusative plural relojn)

  1. rail

IdoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English/French rail.

NounEdit

relo (plural reli)

  1. rail

TagalogEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Spanish reloj (clock)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

reló

  1. wristwatch

Usage notesEdit

  • The Tagalog word orasan means clock, as a wall clock. Relo translates strictly to wristwatch.
    Isuot mo ang iyong relo.
    Wear your (wrist)watch.
    Ilagay mo ang orasan sa dingding.
    Put the clock on the wall.