fo

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English[edit]

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Noun[edit]

fo (plural fos)

  1. (paper, printing) Abbreviation of folio., page and book size (10"-12.5" x 15"-20").

Synonyms[edit]

  • (page and book size): f
  • (book size): F

Anagrams[edit]


Esperanto[edit]

Noun[edit]

fo (plural fo-oj, accusative singular fo-on, accusative plural fo-ojn)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter F/f.

See also[edit]


Ewe[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fo

  1. brother (older brother)
  2. cousin (older male cousin)

Verb[edit]

fo

  1. to peel (remove skin)

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

fo

  1. rōmaji reading of ふぉ
  2. rōmaji reading of フォ

Jèrriais[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French fol, from Latin follis.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fo m (plural fos)

  1. madman

Lojban[edit]

Cmavo[edit]

fo

  1. indicates that the following word or phrase is the x4 sumti

Related terms[edit]


Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

fo

  1. Nonstandard spelling of .
  2. Nonstandard spelling of .

Usage notes[edit]

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish fo, from Proto-Celtic *wo, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)upo (under, up from under).

Preposition[edit]

fo

  1. under
  2. below

Inflection[edit]

Singular Plural
Person 1st 2nd 3rd m. 3rd f. 1st 2nd 3rd
Normal foym foyd fo foee foin feue foue
Emphatic foyms foyds fosyn foeeish foinyn feueish fouesyn

Pronoun[edit]

fo

  1. 3rd person singular of fo
    under him/it

Derived terms[edit]


Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *uɸo, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)upo (under, up from under).

Preposition[edit]

fo

  1. under
  2. beneath
  3. towards
  4. through
  5. throughout

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Irish: faoi
  • Manx: fo
  • Scottish Gaelic: fo

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Preposition[edit]

fo

  1. under, below, beneath
  2. under the influence of

Antonyms[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

  • The following prepositional pronouns:
Person Number Prepositional pronoun Prepositional pronoun (emphatic)
Singular 1st fodham fodhamsa
2nd fodhad fodhadsa
3rd m fodha fodhasan
3rd f foidhpe foidhpese
Plural 1st fodhainn fodhainne
2nd fodhaibh fodhaibhse
3rd fodhpa fodhpasan

Sranan Tongo[edit]

Numeral[edit]

fo

  1. (cardinal) four

Venetian[edit]

Verb[edit]

fo

  1. first-person singular present indicative of far

Volapük[edit]

Preposition[edit]

fo

  1. in front of; before (place)

Antonyms[edit]


Welsh[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

fo

  1. he, him.

Usage notes[edit]

Fo is used in north Wales and a variant of o. The choice between o and fo is dependent on grammatical and euphonic considerations. The forms e and fe are used in the south.

Verb[edit]

fo

  1. soft mutation of bo