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]


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. (+ accusative case) against, upon
    опира́ться о сте́нуopirátʹsja o sténuto 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 an 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.

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.