English edit

Etymology edit

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

Pronunciation edit


English numbers (edit)
10
1 2  → [a], [b], [c] 10  → 
    Cardinal: one
    Ordinal: first
    Latinate ordinal: primary
    Adverbial: one time, once
    Multiplier: onefold
    Latinate multiplier: single
    Distributive: singly
    Group collective: onesome
    Multipart collective: singlet
    Greek or Latinate collective: monad
    Greek collective prefix: mono-
    Latinate collective prefix: uni-
    Fractional: whole
    Elemental: singlet
    Greek prefix: proto-
    Number of musicians: solo
    Number of years: year

Noun edit

solo (plural solos or soli)

  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.

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Translations edit

Adjective edit

solo (not comparable)

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

Translations edit

Adverb edit

solo (not comparable)

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

Verb edit

solo (third-person singular simple present solos or 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.
  4. (slang) To independently perform an action, especially a challenging task.

Translations edit

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Descendants edit

  • Portuguese: solar

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Asturian edit

Adjective edit

solo

  1. neuter of solu

Catalan edit

Etymology 1 edit

Borrowed from Italian solo.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

solo m (plural solos)

  1. (music) solo (a piece of music for one performer)
  2. (card games) solo (a trick-taking card game played with 36 cards, similar to frog)
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Etymology 2 edit

Pronunciation edit

Verb edit

solo

  1. first-person singular present indicative of solar

Dutch edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Italian solo, from Latin solus.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈsoː.loː/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: so‧lo

Noun edit

solo m (plural solo's or soli, diminutive solootje n)

  1. (music) solo (piece or passage performed or typified by a single performer)

Derived terms edit

Esperanto edit

Etymology edit

From sola +‎ -o.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): [ˈsolo]
  • Rhymes: -olo
  • Hyphenation: so‧lo

Noun edit

solo (accusative singular solon, plural soloj, accusative plural solojn)

  1. a single, solitary thing
  2. (music) solo
    Synonym: soloo

French edit

 
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Etymology edit

Borrowed from Italian solo. Doublet of seul.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

solo m (plural solos)

  1. (music) solo (a piece of music for one performer)

Derived terms edit

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Further reading edit

Galician edit

Etymology 1 edit

From Latin solum (soil, ground).

Noun edit

solo m (plural solos)

  1. soil, ground
    Synonym: chan

Etymology 2 edit

Borrowed from Italian solo.

Noun edit

solo m (plural solos)

  1. (music) solo (a piece of music for one performer)
    Synonym:

Etymology 3 edit

Verb edit

solo

  1. first-person singular present indicative of solar

German edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Italian solo.

Adjective edit

solo (indeclinable, predicative only)

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

Higaonon edit

Etymology edit

From sulu, compare Cebuano sulu.

Noun edit

solo

  1. lamp

Italian edit

Pronunciation edit

Etymology 1 edit

From Latin sōlus.

Adjective edit

solo (feminine sola, masculine plural soli, feminine plural sole, superlative solissimo)

  1. alone, by oneself, unattended, unaccompanied, lonely, lone, lonesome
    Synonym: solitario
    Non sei solo.You are not alone.
  2. only, single, just one, unique, sole
    Synonym: unico
  3. (music) solo (a piece of music for one performer)
    Synonym: assolo
Coordinate terms edit
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Descendants edit

Etymology 2 edit

From Latin sōlum.

Adverb edit

solo

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

Conjunction edit

solo

  1. (followed by che) but, only
    Synonyms: ma, però
  2. (preceded by se) if only
    se solo lui non fosse qui ...if only he was not here ...
  3. (followed by se) only if
    [] solo se lui non è qui. [] only if he is not here.

Noun edit

solo m (plural soli, feminine sola)

  1. the only one, the only man
    Synonym: unico
    lui è il solo che può ...he is the only one/only man that can ...

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Latin edit

Noun edit

solō

  1. dative/ablative singular of solum

Adjective edit

sōlō

  1. dative/ablative masculine/neuter singular of sōlus

References edit

  • solo”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • solo in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette

Latvian edit

Noun edit

solo m (invariable)

  1. (music) solo

Malagasy edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from a South Sulawesi language, from Proto-South Sulawesi *sulu(r); compare Makasar suluk.[1]

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

sòlo

  1. substitute, replacement

References edit

  1. ^ Alexander Adelaar (2009), “Loanwords in Malagasy”, in Martin Haspelmath, Uri Tadmor, editors, Loanwords in the World's Languages: A Comparative Handbook, De Gruyter Mouton, →DOI, page 726.

Norman edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from English solo.

Noun edit

solo m (plural solos)

  1. (music, Jersey) solo

Northern Sami edit

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Verb edit

solo

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

Norwegian Bokmål edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Italian solo, from Latin solus (alone).

Adverb edit

solo

  1. solo

Noun edit

solo (definite singular soloen, indefinite plural soloer or soli, definite singular soloene or soliene)

  1. (music, dance) a solo

References edit

Norwegian Nynorsk edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Italian solo, from Latin solus (alone).

Adverb edit

solo

  1. solo

Noun edit

solo m (definite singular soloen, indefinite plural soloar, definite plural soloane)

  1. (music, dance) a solo

References edit

Papiamentu edit

 

Etymology edit

From Portuguese sol and Spanish sol and Kabuverdianu sol.

Noun edit

solo

  1. sun

Polish edit

 
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Etymology edit

Borrowed from Italian solo, from Latin sōlus.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

solo n (indeclinable)

  1. (music) solo (piece of music for one)
    Synonym: solówka
  2. (slang) a one-on-one fight usually between schoolers and agreed to in advance
    Synonym: solówka

Adjective edit

solo (not comparable, no derived adverb)

  1. (music) solo (without a companion or instructor)

Adverb edit

solo (not comparable)

  1. (music) solo (alone, without a companion)
    Synonym: pojedynczo

Related terms edit

nouns

Further reading edit

  • solo in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • solo in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese edit

Pronunciation edit

  • Hyphenation: so‧lo

Etymology 1 edit

Learned borrowing from Latin solum (soil, ground).

Noun edit

solo m (plural solos)

  1. (geology) soil, ground
Derived terms edit

Etymology 2 edit

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

Noun edit

solo m (plural solos)

  1. (music) solo (a piece of music for one performer)
Quotations edit

For quotations using this term, see Citations:solo.

Etymology 3 edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb edit

solo

  1. first-person singular present indicative of solar

Further reading edit

Romanian edit

Etymology edit

Unadapted borrowing from Italian solo.

Noun edit

solo m (plural solouri)

  1. solo

Declension edit

Spanish edit

Pronunciation edit

Etymology 1 edit

Inherited from Latin sōlus (alone, sole, only).

Adjective edit

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

  1. sole, only, unique, single
  2. lonely, lonesome
  3. alone, by oneself
  4. automatic; self-, by itself
    La máquina se lava sola.
    The machine washes itself.; The machine is self-washing.
Derived terms edit
Related terms edit

Etymology 2 edit

From Latin sōlum.

Adverb edit

solo

  1. only, solely, just
    Synonyms: solamente, únicamente
    Solo quiero salir.I just want to leave.
    No solo... sino también...Not only... but also...
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Swedish edit

Adjective edit

solo (comparative mer solo, superlative mest solo)

  1. (predicative only) alone
    Synonym: ensam
    Hon var solo på jobbetShe was alone at work

Noun edit

solo n

  1. (music) a solo (piece of music or dance performed by or strongly centered on a single or limited number of performers)
    Antonym: tutti
  2. (in compounds) something done alone
    soloflygningsolo flight

Declension edit

Declension of solo 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative solo solot solon solona
Genitive solos solots solons solonas

References edit

Walloon edit

Etymology 1 edit

From Latin sōl, compare French soleil.

Pronunciation edit

  • Hyphenation: so‧lo

Noun edit

solo m (plural solos)

  1. (astronomy) sun
    Synonym: solea

Etymology 2 edit

Borrowed from French solo, from Italian solo

Pronunciation edit

  • Hyphenation: so‧lo

Noun edit

solo m (plural solos)

  1. (music) solo