о

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о U+043E, о
CYRILLIC SMALL LETTER O
н
[U+043D]
Cyrillic п
[U+043F]

Translingual[edit]

Cyrillic letter О о (О о), normal above, italics below.
Handwritten forms

Etymology[edit]

Early Cyrillic letter onŭ From early Cyrillic letter onŭ.

Letter[edit]

о (lower case, upper case О)

  1. Cyrillic small letter o

Related terms[edit]

  • o (Latin alphabet)
  • ο (Greek alphabet)

See also[edit]


Adyghe[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [wa]
  • (file)

Pronoun[edit]

о (o)

  1. you (singular)

Noun[edit]

о (o)

  1. weather
    Ом изытет IаеThe weather is so bad.
    Сэ сыкъэкIощтэп, сыда пIомэ ом изытет Iэе дэд — I am not coming because the weather is so bad.

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]


Azerbaijani[edit]

Other scripts
Cyrillic о
Roman o
Perso-Arabic او

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Old Turkic [Term?].

Pronoun[edit]

о (o)

  1. he, she, it

Declension[edit]


Bulgarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *o(b), from Proto-Indo-European *h₃ebʰi.

Preposition[edit]

о (o)

  1. against
    вълни́те разби́ваха о брега́vǎlníte razbívaha o bregáthe waves crashed against the shore
  2. at (with reference to a look or glance)
    взи́рам се о стена́таvzíram se o stenátaI'm staring at the wall
  3. (archaic, cling,tie) to (a location)
  4. (archaic or literary, persist) in,(adhere) to (a theory,view,etc.)
  5. (archaic, hang) on/around (a location)
  6. (archaic) (bend/fold) in (a number) (indicating how many times something is bent or folded)
  7. (archaic or literary) about, concerning
  8. (archaic or literary) indicating how many times something is bigger, smaller, greater or less than something else
    На́шта кни́жна търгови́я е о три пъ́ти по́вече от тя́хната.
    Nášta knížna tǎrgovíja e o tri pǎ́ti póveče ot tjáhnata.
    Our book trade is three times more than theirs.
    (Ivan Bogorov, KP(?), book 1, page 2, quoted in Rechnik na Bǎlgarskiya Ezik)

Etymology 2[edit]

Interjection[edit]

о (o)

  1. oh (used when addressing someone)
    О бо́же, [[[помогна#Bulgarian|помогни́]] ми!O bóže, pomogní mi!(Oh) God, help me!
  2. oh (used to emphasize a statement)
    О, каква́ красота́!O, kakvá krasotá!Oh, how beautiful! (literally, “Oh, what beauty!”)

Kazakh[edit]

Cyrillic о (o)
Arabic و

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

о (o) (lower case, upper case О)

  1. The twentieth letter of the Kazakh Cyrillic alphabet

Interjection[edit]

о (o)

  1. oh (expression of surprise)

See also[edit]


Macedonian[edit]

Interjection[edit]

о (o)

  1. wow (used to express approving amazement)

Old Church Slavonic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *o(b), from Proto-Indo-European *h₃ebʰi.

Preposition[edit]

о (o)

  1. about
  2. around
  3. through
  4. during
  5. because of
  6. for
  7. in

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Mali staroslavensko-hrvatski rječnik, Matica hrvatska, Zagreb, 2004

Ossetian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

о (o) (upper case О)

  1. The nineteenth letter of the Ossetian alphabet

See also[edit]


Romanian[edit]

Article[edit]

о

  1. Cyrillic spelling of o.

Russian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

о (o) (lower case, upper case О)

  1. The sixteenth letter of the Russian Cyrillic alphabet.
See also[edit]
  • Previous letter: н (n)
  • Next letter: п (p)

Noun[edit]

о (on inan (indeclinable)

  1. The Cyrillic letter О (O), о (o).
  2. The Roman letter O, o.

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

о (o)

  1. oh
    О бо́же!O bóže!Oh God!

Etymology 3[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *o(b), from Proto-Indo-European *h₃ebʰi.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • (stressed) IPA(key): [o]
  • (directly preceding the stress) IPA(key): [ɐ]
  • (unstressed, in other positions) IPA(key): [ə]

Preposition[edit]

о (o)

  1. (+ prepositional case) about, of, on
    Я чита́л о нёмJa čitál o njómI’ve read about him.
  2. (literary) (+ accusative case) against, upon
    опира́ться о сте́нуopirátʹsja o sténuto lean against the wall

Usage notes[edit]

  • The о (o) form is unstressed except in the idiom бок о́‎ бок (bok ó‎ bok).
  • When governing the prepositional case, the form о (o) is used before consonants, except before a few clusters where the form обо (obo) is used.
  • When governing the accusative, the form о (o) is used before most consonants in the written language: the usage is variable before liquids. In the spoken language, об (ob) is used in all cases.

Alternative forms[edit]

  • об (ob) (before vowels and in some other cases)
  • обо (obo) (before some words such as мне or все)

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

о (Latin spelling o)

  1. The 18th letter of the Serbo-Croatian Cyrillic alphabet, preceded by њ and followed by п.

Alternative forms[edit]

  • О (uppercase)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *o(b), from Proto-Indo-European *h₃ebʰi. See о-, об-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

o (Latin spelling o)

  1. (+ accusative case) on, against
    об(ј)есити нешто о кукуto hang something on a hook
    ударити главом о зидto hit one's head against the wall
    огр(иј)ешити се о законto violate a law
  2. (+ locative case) about, concerning
    бринути се о некомеto take care of somebody
    в(иј)ест о катастрофиnews about the catastrophe
    Р(иј)еч је о..., ради се о...It's about..., this refers to...
    Написао сам есеј о раном средњем вијеку.I wrote an essay on the Early Middle Ages.

Ukrainian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

о (o) (lower case, upper case О)

  1. The sixteenth letter of the Ukrainian Cyrillic alphabet.
See also[edit]
  • Previous letter: н (n)
  • Next letter: п (p)

Noun[edit]

о (on inan (indeclinable)

  1. The Cyrillic letter О (O), о (o).
  2. The Roman letter O, o.

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

о (o)

  1. oh
    О бо́же!O bóže!Oh God!

Etymology 3[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *o(b), from Proto-Indo-European *h₃ebʰi.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • (stressed) IPA(key): [ˈɔ]
  • (directly preceding the stress) IPA(key): /o/
  • (unstressed, in other positions) IPA(key): /ɔ̝/

Preposition[edit]

о (o)

  1. (+ prepositional case) about, of, on
    Я чита́в о ньомуJa čytáv o nʹomuI’ve read about him.
  2. (literary) (+ accusative case) against, upon
    опиратися о стінуopyratysja o stinuto lean against the wall