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See also: Solo, sólo, soló, and soļo

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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Italian solo, from Latin sōlus, probably related to se (himself).

PronunciationEdit

  • (US, Canada) IPA(key): /soʊ̯.loʊ̯/
  • (UK) IPA(key): /səʊ̯.ləʊ̯/

NounEdit

solo (plural solos)

  1. (music) A piece of music for one performer.
  2. A job or performance done by one person alone.
  3. (games) A card game similar to whist in which each player plays against the others in turn without a partner
  4. A single shot of espresso.
  5. (Gaelic football) An instance of soloing the football.

Coordinate termsEdit

TranslationsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

solo (comparative more solo, superlative most solo)

  1. Without a companion or instructor.
  2. (music) Of, or relating to, a musical solo.

TranslationsEdit

AdverbEdit

solo (not comparable)

  1. Alone, without a companion.
    • 1984, George Michael (lyrics), George Michael (music), “Wake me up before you go-go”, performed by Wham!:
      Wake me up before you go-go / 'Cause I'm not plannin' on going solo

VerbEdit

solo (third-person singular simple present soloes, present participle soloing, simple past and past participle soloed)

  1. (music) To perform a solo.
  2. To perform something in the absence of anyone else.
  3. (Gaelic football) To drop the ball and then toe-kick it upward into the hands.

Derived termsEdit

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TranslationsEdit

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FrenchEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Italian solo. Doublet of seul.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

solo m (plural solos)

  1. (music) solo

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Further readingEdit


GalicianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin sōlum (soil, ground).

NounEdit

solo m (plural solos)

  1. soil, ground
    Synonym: chan

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from Italian solo.

NounEdit

solo m (plural solos)

  1. solo
    Synonym:

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Italian solo.

AdjectiveEdit

solo

  1. alone
  2. single (not married nor dating)
    Ich bin solo.I'm single.

ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin sōlus.

AdjectiveEdit

solo (feminine singular sola, masculine plural soli, feminine plural sole)

  1. alone, by oneself, unattended, unaccompanied, lonely, lone, lonesome
    Synonym: solitario
  2. only, single, just one, unique, sole
    Synonym: unico
  3. (music) solo
    Synonym: assolo
Coordinate termsEdit
DescendantsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Latin sōlum.

AdverbEdit

solo

  1. only, just, but, alone, merely
    Synonyms: solamente, soltanto
    solo una voltaonly once
    ha solo quattro annihe's just four

ConjunctionEdit

solo

  1. (followed by che) but, only
    Synonyms: ma, però
  2. (preceded and followed by se) if only

NounEdit

solo m (plural soli, feminine sola)

  1. the only one, the only man
    Synonym: unico

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AnagramsEdit


LatinEdit

NounEdit

solō

  1. dative singular of solum
  2. ablative singular of solum

AdjectiveEdit

sōlō

  1. dative masculine singular of sōlus
  2. dative neuter singular of sōlus
  3. ablative masculine singular of sōlus
  4. ablative neuter singular of sōlus

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LatvianEdit

NounEdit

solo m (invariable)

  1. (music) solo

NormanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English solo.

NounEdit

solo m (plural solos)

  1. (music, Jersey) solo

Northern SamiEdit

PronunciationEdit

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VerbEdit

solo

  1. inflection of soallut:
    1. present indicative connegative
    2. second-person singular imperative

PapiamentuEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Portuguese sol and Spanish sol and Kabuverdianu sol.

NounEdit

solo

  1. sun

PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin sōlum (soil, ground), from Proto-Indo-European *swol- (sole of the foot).

NounEdit

solo m (plural solos)

  1. (geology) soil, ground

Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from Italian solo, from Latin sōlus (alone, solitary). Cognate of .

NounEdit

solo m (plural solos)

  1. (music) solo
QuotationsEdit

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:solo.


SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin sōlus (alone, sole, only).

AdjectiveEdit

solo (feminine singular sola, masculine plural solos, feminine plural solas)

  1. sole, only, unique, single
  2. lonely, lonesome
  3. alone, by oneself
Derived termsEdit
Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Latin sōlum.

Alternative formsEdit

AdverbEdit

solo

  1. only, solely, just
    Synonyms: solamente, únicamente
    Solo quiero salir.I just want to leave.

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