solo

See also: Solo, sólo, and soļo

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EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (US, Canada) IPA(key): /sɔ.loʊ̯/

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Italian solo, from Latin solus, probably related to se ‎(himself).

NounEdit

solo ‎(plural solos)

  1. (music) A piece of music for one performer.
  2. A job or performance done by one person alone.
  3. 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

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AdjectiveEdit

solo ‎(comparative more solo, superlative most solo)

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

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VerbEdit

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

  1. 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.

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GalicianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin solum ‎(soil, ground).

NounEdit

solo m ‎(plural solos)

  1. soil, ground
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Etymology 2Edit

Borrowing from Italian solo.

NounEdit

solo m ‎(plural solos)

  1. solo
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ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin sōlus.

AdjectiveEdit

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

  1. alone, by oneself, unattended, unaccompanied, lonely, lone, lonesome
  2. only, single, just one, unique, sole
  3. (music) solo
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Etymology 2Edit

From Latin sōlum.

AdverbEdit

solo

  1. only, just, but, alone, merely
    solo una volta‎ ― just once, only once
    ha solo quattro anni‎ ― he's just four
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ConjunctionEdit

solo

  1. (followed by che) but, only
  2. (preceded and followed by se) if only
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NounEdit

solo m ‎(plural soli, feminine sola)

  1. the only one, the only man
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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

Borrowing from English solo.

NounEdit

solo m ‎(plural solos)

  1. (music, Jersey) solo

Northern SamiEdit

VerbEdit

solo

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

PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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

NounEdit

solo m (plural solos)

  1. (geology) soil, ground
QuotationsEdit

For usage examples of this term, see Citations:solo.

Etymology 2Edit

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

NounEdit

solo m (plural solos)

  1. (music) solo
QuotationsEdit

For usage examples of this term, see Citations:solo.


SpanishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin sōlus ‎(alone, sole, only).

AdjectiveEdit

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

  1. sole, only, unique, single
  2. lonely, lonesome
  3. alone, by oneself
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Etymology 2Edit

From Latin sōlum.

AdverbEdit

solo

  1. only, solely, just
    Solo quiero salir.‎ ― I just want to leave.

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