quo

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

quo

  1. (transitive, archaic) quoth

Ido[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French quoi, Spanish que, from Latin quid from Proto-Indo-European *kʷid.

Pronoun[edit]

quo

  1. (interrogative) what (subject)
    Quo esas en la buxo? — What is in the box?

Usage notes[edit]

To ask for an object, use quon instead.


Latin[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

quo

  1. ablative masculine singular of quī
  2. ablative neuter singular of quī

Adjective[edit]

quo

  1. ablative masculine singular of quī
  2. ablative neuter singular of quī

Pronoun[edit]

quo

  1. ablative masculine singular of quis
  2. ablative feminine singular of quis
  3. ablative neuter singular of quis

Adverb[edit]

quō (not comparable)

  1. (interrogative) whither, whereto, where
    Quo vadis, domine?
    Where are you going, lord?

Conjunction[edit]

quo

  1. Multum currit, quo validior fiat.
    He runs a lot to become healthier.

Usages notes[edit]

This conjunction replaces ut when there is a comparative in the subordinate clause of purpose.

Derived terms[edit]