hallo

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English halou, halow, halloo (interjection used to call attention), representing Old English hēlā, ǣlā, ēalā (O!, alas!, oh!, lo!), equivalent to hey +‎ lo.

Interjection[edit]

hallo

  1. A variant of hello
  2. A cry of surprise.

Noun[edit]

hallo (plural hallos)

  1. The cry "hallo!"
  2. A shout of exultation.

Verb[edit]

hallo (third-person singular simple present hallos, present participle halloing, simple past and past participle halloed)

  1. (intransitive) To shout, or to call with a loud voice.
  2. (transitive) To chase while shouting "hallo!"
  3. (transitive) To cry "hallo" (to someone).
  4. (transitive) To shout (something).

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Anagrams[edit]


Afrikaans[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

hallo

  1. hello

Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /halɔ/, [haˈlɔ] or IPA(key): /halɔː/, [haˈlɔː]

Interjection[edit]

hallo

  1. hello
  2. (as a noun, rare) n hello ("Hello!" or an equivalent greeting)

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

hallo

  1. hello (a general greeting used when meeting somebody)

Estonian[edit]

Interjection[edit]

hallo

  1. hello (a greeting usually used to answer the telephone)

German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

hallo

  1. hello (a general greeting used when meeting somebody)

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Interlingua[edit]

Interjection[edit]

hallo

  1. hello (a greeting usually used to answer the telephone or when meeting somebody)

Norwegian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German.

Interjection[edit]

hallo

  1. hello (greeting)

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

hallo

  1. Hello.

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

hallo

  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of hallar.