hola

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See also: holà, holá, hóla, hòla, and hola-

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Spanish ¡Hola!.

Interjection[edit]

hola

  1. (informal) hello, hi, hey

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Asturian[edit]

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hola

  1. hello, hi

Catalan[edit]

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  • (Eastern) IPA(key): /ˈɔɫə/, /ˈoɫə/
  • (Western) IPA(key): /ˈɔɫa/, /ˈoɫa/

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish hola

Interjection[edit]

hola

  1. hello, hi

Dutch[edit]

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hola

  1. hallo, hoi

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Esperanto[edit]

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hola

  1. Hey there!

French[edit]

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Noun[edit]

hola f (plural holas)

  1. Mexican wave (a phenomenon at sports events)

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Icelandic[edit]

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hola f (genitive singular holu, nominative plural holur)

  1. a hole, a cavity
    Tannlæknirinn fann holu í jaxlinum mínum.
    The dentist found a cavity in my molar.

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Verb[edit]

hola (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative holaði, supine holað)

  1. (governs the accusative) to hollow, to hollow out

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Ido[edit]

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hola

  1. hello

Irish[edit]

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Noun[edit]

hola m

  1. h-prothesized form of ola

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Possibly from Arabic وَٱللّٰه (wal-lāh, really?, by God!). Alternatively of Germanic origin, being related to English hello and German hallo.[1] Therefore, it may be related to either Old High German halā, holā, emphatic imperative of halōn, holōn (to fetch, used especially in hailing a ferryman)[2] or French holà (whoa there!), from French (there)).[3]

Pronunciation[edit]

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¡Hola!

  1. hello, hi

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://lema.rae.es/drae/?val=hola
  2. ^ http://www.oed.com/view/Entry/83587#eid2235595
  3. ^ http://www.oed.com/view/Entry/87735?redirectedFrom=hol%C3%A0#eid