volo

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Catalan[edit]

Verb[edit]

volo

  1. first-person singular present indicative form of volar

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Noun[edit]

volo (accusative singular volon, plural voloj, accusative plural volojn)

  1. volition
  2. what one desires or wishes, a gift of peace, one's wish
  3. a Latin shortcut for the word Volabesta

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Italian[edit]

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  • IPA(key): /ˈvo.lo/
  • Rhymes: -olo
  • Hyphenation: vó‧lo

Noun[edit]

volo m (plural voli)

  1. flight (of a bird; trip in a plane)

Verb[edit]

volo

  1. first-person singular present of volare

Latin[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *welh₁- (to strive after, pursue), *wel-. Cognate with Sanskrit वृणीते (vṛṇīte, to choose, prefer), Old English willan (to will, wish, desire). More at will.

Verb[edit]

present active volō, present infinitive velle, perfect active voluī, supine -

  1. I wish.
    Tibi bene ex animo volo. ― I wish you well with all my heart.
    Hanc rem publicam salvam esse volumus. ― We wish this republic to be safe.
  2. I want.
    Quid vis? ― What do you want?
    Nunc edere volo. ― Now I want to eat.
  3. I mean, I intend.
    • c. 254 BCE – 184 BCE, Plautus, Captivi 618
      Do tibi operam, Aristophontes, si quid est quod me velis.
      I’m at your service, Aristophontes, if there’s anything you want of me.
    Et dixit ad socerum, "Quid est quod facere voluisti?
    And he said to his father-in-law: "What is it that thou didst mean to do?" (KJV Bible, Genesis 29:25)
    Quibus ad se accersitis rex ait: "Quidnam est hoc quod facere voluistis ut pueros servaretis?"
    And the king called for them, and said: "What is it that you meant to do, that you would save the men children?" (KJV Bible, Exodus 1:18)
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Etymology 2[edit]

Unknown.

Verb[edit]

present active volō, present infinitive volāre, perfect active volāvī, supine volātum

  1. I fly.
    Verba volant, scrīpta manent.
    Words fly, writings remain.
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References[edit]

  • Michiel de Vaan (2008), Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, page 687

Malagasy[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Western Malayo-Polynesian *bulu (compare Malay bulu), from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *bulu, from Proto-Austronesian *bulu.

Noun[edit]

volo

  1. (anatomy) hair (the collection or mass of filaments growing from the skin of humans and animals)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Western Malayo-Polynesian *buluq (compare Malay buluh), from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *buluq, from Proto-Austronesian *buluq.

Noun[edit]

volo

  1. bamboo (wood)