о

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Character о
Unicode name CYRILLIC SMALL LETTER O
Unicode block Cyrillic
Codepoint U+043E

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)

See also[edit]


Adyghe[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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]


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]

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.

Alternative forms[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • (stressed) IPA(key): [o]
  • (unstressed) IPA(key): [ə]
  • (unstressed, pre-tonal) IPA(key): [ɐ]

Preposition[edit]

о ‎(o)

  1. (+ prepositional case): about, of, on
    Я чита́л о нём‎ ― Ja čitál o njóm ― I’ve read about him.
  2. (+ accusative case): against, upon
    опира́ться о сте́ну‎ ― opirátʹsja o sténu ― to lean against the wall

Pronunciation and usage notes[edit]

The о form is unstressed except in the idiom бок о́‎ бок.

The form о is usually used before consonants. In some cases before consonants the form обо is used. Before a iotated vowel and before the pronoun их the forms об and o are used interchangeably.

Instead of его, её, the forms beginning with н- are used: о него, о неё.


Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (uppercase): О

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.

Etymology 2[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

о (Latin spelling o)

  1. (with accusative) on, against
    об(ј)есити нешто о куку — to hang something on a hook
    ударити главом о зид — to hit one's head against the wall
    огр(иј)ешити се о закон — to violate a law
  2. (with locative) about, concerning
    бринути се о некоме — to take care of somebody
    в(иј)ест о катастрофи — news about the catastrophe
    р(иј)еч је о..., ради се о.... — it's about..., this refers to...