о

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Character  о 
Unicode name CYRILLIC SMALL LETTER O
Cyrillic 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]


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

Adyghe[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

о (o)

  1. you (singular)

Synonyms[edit]


Romanian[edit]

Article[edit]

о

  1. Cyrillic spelling of o.

Russian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Letter[edit]

о (o) (lower case, upper case О)

  1. The sixteenth letter of the Russian Cyrillic alphabet.
  2. The Roman letter O, o.
Usage notes[edit]

Its Russian name is о (ō) and in stressed syllables it has the sound of the long o in orphan. In unstressed positions, it is pronounced as a schwa, like the o in mother. (Unstressed Russian о is pronounced the same as unstressed Russian а.)

See also[edit]
  • Previous letter: н
  • Next letter: п

Etymology 2[edit]

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

Alternative forms[edit]

  • об (ob) (before vowels)
  • обо (obo) (before some difficult consonant clusters such as мн- and вс-)

Preposition[edit]

о (o)

  1. (+ prepositional case): about, of, on
  2. (+ accusative case): against, upon

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...