See also: Solo, sólo, soló, and soļo

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • (US, Canada) IPA(key): /ˈsoʊ.loʊ/
  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈsəʊ.ləʊ/
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English numbers (edit)
10
1 2  → [a], [b], [c]
    Cardinal: one
    Ordinal: first, proto-
    Latinate ordinal: primary
    Adverbial: once
    Multiplier: single, onefold
    Distributive: singly
    Collective: monad, onesome
    Fractional: whole
    Number of musicians: solo

NounEdit

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.

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 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.

Derived termsEdit

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TranslationsEdit

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CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Italian solo.

NounEdit

solo m (plural solos)

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

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit


DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Italian solo, from Latin solus.

PronunciationEdit

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

NounEdit

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

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

Derived termsEdit


FrenchEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Italian solo. Doublet of seul.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

solo m (plural solos)

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

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit

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. (music) solo (a piece of music for one performer)
    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 sola, masculine plural soli, feminine plural sole, superlative solissimo)

  1. alone, by oneself, unattended, unaccompanied, lonely, lone, lonesome
    Synonym: solitario
  2. only, single, just one, unique, sole
    Synonym: unico
  3. (music) solo (a piece of music for one performer)
    Synonym: assolo
Coordinate termsEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • English: solo
  • German: solo

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 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.

NounEdit

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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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

ReferencesEdit

  • 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

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

Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

AdverbEdit

solo

  1. solo

NounEdit

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

  1. (music, dance) a solo

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

AdverbEdit

solo

  1. solo

NounEdit

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

  1. (music, dance) a solo

ReferencesEdit


PapiamentuEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Portuguese sol and Spanish sol and Kabuverdianu sol.

NounEdit

solo

  1. sun

PolishEdit

 
Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pl

EtymologyEdit

From Italian solo, from Latin sōlus.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

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

AdjectiveEdit

solo (not comparable)

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

AdverbEdit

solo (not comparable)

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

Related termsEdit

Further readingEdit

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

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). Doublet of .

NounEdit

solo m (plural solos)

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

For quotations using this term, see Citations:solo.

Etymology 3Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

VerbEdit

solo

  1. first-person singular (eu) present indicative of solar

Further readingEdit


SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin sōlus (alone, sole, only).

AdjectiveEdit

solo (feminine 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.
    No solo... sino también...Not only... but also...
  2. automatically; self-, by itself
    La máquina se lava sola.
    The machine washes itself.; The machine is self-washing.

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