ó

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Character  ó 
Unicode name LATIN SMALL LETTER O WITH ACUTE
Unicode block Latin-1 Supplement
Codepoint U+00F3

Translingual[edit]

Letter[edit]

ó lower case (upper case Ó)

  1. The letter o with an acute accent.

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Czech[edit]

Letter[edit]

ó (lower case, upper case Ó)

  1. The 24th letter of the Czech alphabet, after o and before p.

Faroese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

ó (upper case Ó)

  1. The eighteenth letter of the Faroese alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Galician[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From contraction of preposition a (to, towards) + masculine definite article o (the)

Contraction[edit]

ó m sg

  1. Alternative spelling of ao.

Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Uralic *oma (old, previous).[1] Cognate with Finnish ammoin (very long ago), Estonian ammu (once upon a time, long ago), Northern Sami oames (past, old), and Erzya умок (umok, a long time ago).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ó (comparative óbb, superlative legóbb)

  1. old, ancient (especially used in compound words, such as ókor 'antiquity')
  2. in previous

Synonyms[edit]

Antonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Compound words

Interjection[edit]

ó

  1. oh!
    Ó, értem már!- Oh, I understand now!

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Verb[edit]

ó

  1. (archaic) to protect, to guard

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Álgu etymological database, entry #79941 (language: Proto-Uralic, word: oma)

Icelandic[edit]

Interjection[edit]

ó!

  1. oh!, ah!
    Ó ókei, gangi þér vel.
    Oh ok, good luck.
  2. O, oh, the Icelandic vocative particle, used before a pronoun or the name of a person or persons to mark direct address
    Ó, góðu menn! Heyr mín orð.
    O, good men! Heed my words.
    Ó, guð vors lands.
    Oh, our country's God.

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Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • ua (archaic)

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From ua, from Old Irish úa (grandson, descendant).

Noun[edit]

ó m (genitive ó, nominative plural óí, genitive in surnames , nominative plural in historical sept names )

  1. (archaic) grandson, grandchild; descendant
Declension[edit]
Forms in surnames and sept names
Case Singular Plural
Nominative ó
Genitive ó
Dative ó uíbh
Usage notes[edit]

Used in surnames to mark ‘descendant of’: Ó Rothláin ‘Rowland’

Alternative forms[edit]

  • Form is used instead of ó in female surnames acquired by descent: Ní Rothláin
  • Form is used instead of ó in female surnames acquired by marriage: Uí Rothláin

Synonyms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Irish ó, úa.

Preposition[edit]

ó (triggers lenition)

  1. of, from (indicating origin)
    ó ghleann go gleann ― from glen to glen
Inflection[edit]
Person Normal Emphatic
1st person sing. uaim uaimse
2d person sing. uait uaitse
3d sing. masc. uaidh uaidhse
3d sing. fem. uaithi uaithise
1st person pl. uainn uainne
2d person pl. uaibh uaibhse
3d person pl. uathu uathusan
Derived terms[edit]
  • bí ó (need)
  • ón (from the)
  • óna (from his/her/their)
  • ónár (from our)

Etymology 3[edit]

From Old Irish úa, from Proto-Celtic *awa, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ew (away).

Conjunction[edit]

ó (triggers lenition)

  1. since (temporal)
    ó chuala mé an scéala ― since I heard the news
  2. after
    bliain ó rugadh é ― a year after he was born
  3. from the time when
    ó bhaintear an féar go bhfuil sé tirim ― from the time the hay is cut until it is dry
  4. once
    ó bhrisfear é ― once it is broken
  5. since (causal), inasmuch as
    ó tá mé liom féin ― since I am alone
Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
ó n-ó t-ó
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

ó (Zhuyin ㄛˊ)

  1. Pinyin reading of

Middle Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish au, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ows-; cognate with English ear and Latin auris.

Noun[edit]

ó n

  1. (archaic, poetic, anatomy) ear
  2. some part of a cloak
  3. some part of a shield, possibly a spike or boss
  4. some part of a chessboard, possibly rings or handles for lifting
  5. some part of a pitcher or vessel for liquor, possibly a curved, earlike handle

Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Conjunction[edit]

ó

  1. since

Preposition[edit]

ó

  1. Alternative form of úa.
    ó thurcbáil co fuinud ― from sunrise to sunset

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Letter[edit]

ó (lower case, upper case Ó)

  1. The letter o with an acute accent
    • 2003, Lya Wyler (translator), J. K. Rowling (English author), Harry Potter e a Ordem da Fênix (Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix), Rocco, page 294:
      [...] o único professor presente quando entraram [na sala de aula] era Binns, [...] preparando-se para continuar sua monótona lengalenga sobre a guerra dos gigantes.
      [...] the only present teacher when they entered [the classroom] was Binns, [...] preparing to continue his monotonous explanation about the giants' war.

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

ó m (plural ós)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter O/o.
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Interjection[edit]

ó

  1. o (vocative particle)
    Ó Senhor, dai-me forças!
    O Lord, give me strength.

Etymology 4[edit]

First syllable of olha or olhe.

Interjection[edit]

ó

  1. (nonstandard) look!

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Spanish[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

ó

  1. obsolete spelling of o

Usage notes[edit]

In many texts dating back to the pre-reform period use ó in place of o for all uses. Through the 20th century, it continued to see regular use near numerals to avoid confusion with a zero: 2 ó 3. All such uses are now considered nonstandard.


Taos[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

ó (basic stem form)

  1. wash

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Tetum[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

ó

  1. you