ulo

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See also: Ülo and -ulo

Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Back-formation from -ulo (person characterized by the quality expressed in the root).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ulo (accusative singular ulon, plural uloj, accusative plural ulojn)

  1. (informal) A familiar term for a person, like fellow or guy in the inclusive of both sexes sense. Also see bloke, chap, or dude.
    • L. L. Zamenhof:
      Se me ne estus jam maljuna ulo, mi tuj irus en politeknikan lernejon.
      If I weren't already an old person, I'd immediately go to a polytechnic school.
    Li estas bona ulo, sed iome frenezeta.
    He is a good chap, but a bit nuts.
    Kial vi ne invitas tion ulon ?
    Why don't you invite that fellow?
    Ŝi kisis ĉiujn la ulojn en la lernejo krom mi.
    She kissed all the guys in school except me.

Fijian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Oceanic (compare Maori iro), from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qulət (compare Chamorro ulo', Indonesian ulat, Malay ulat), from Proto-Austronesian.

Noun[edit]

ulo

  1. maggot

Ido[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

ulo

  1. something

Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qulu, from Proto-Austronesian *qulu.

Noun[edit]

ulo

  1. (anatomy) head (part of the body)