olé

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Spanish olé.

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

olé

  1. An expression of excitement. Hooray!

Anagrams[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

It has been suggested that it comes from an Arabic invocation of Allah, or the oath والله (w-állah, by Allah!). However, there is an evident disagreement about this hypothesis[1][2].

Interjection[edit]

olé

  1. An expression of encouragement and approval

References[edit]

  1. ^ Alan S. Kaye, Two Alleged Arabic Etymologies, Journal of Near Eastern Studies, Volume 64, Number 2 (2005)
  2. ^ http://alexsteer.net/blog/2009/11/ole-allah-and-all/