palo

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the verb palaa (to burn) +‎ -o.

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palo

  1. fire (event of something burning, an occurrence of fire)
    Jotkut kemikaalipalot ovat hankalia sammuttaa.
    Some chemical fires are difficult to put out.
  2. ardor (great warmth of feeling)
    tunteen palo = fervor, passion (lit. fire of feeling)
  3. (baseball, pesäpallo) out
  4. (cricket) dismissal

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin pālus.

Noun[edit]

palo m (plural pali)

  1. stake, pole, pile
  2. (soccer) goalpost
  3. (heraldry) pale

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palo

  1. first-person singular present indicative of palare

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From palūs (stake).

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present active pālō, present infinitive pālāre, perfect active pālāvī, supine pālātum

  1. (transitive) I support with stakes, pales or props, prop up.

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  • palo” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin pālus (stake).

Noun[edit]

palo m (plural palos)

  1. stake, stick, wood
    Mamá, me pegó con un palo. - Mom, he hit me with a stick.
  2. (card games) suit
    Las barajas suelen tener cuatro palos. - Decks usually have four suits.
  3. (heraldry) pale
  4. hit, blow, strike (especially, with a stick)
  5. (colloquial, El Salvador) tree
    Ella está por el palo de hule. - She's by the rubber tree.
  6. (slang, Puerto Rico, Venezuela) shot (a small serving of alcoholic spirits)
    Sírveme un palo de ron. - Get me a shot of rum.

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Tagalog[edit]

Noun[edit]

palo

  1. spank

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