آلو

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See also: ألوand الو

Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Interjection[edit]

آلُو (ʾālū)

  1. hello (when answering the telephone)

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

آلُو (ʾālū) (form I)

  1. first-person singular non-past active indicative of أَلَا(ʾalā)

Verb[edit]

آلُوَ (ʾāluwa) (form I)

  1. first-person singular non-past active subjunctive of أَلَا(ʾalā)

Ottoman Turkish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

A derivation from Proto-Turkic *yal- (flame).[1][2]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

آلو (alev)

  1. flame
    Synonym: یالین(yalın)
Descendants[edit]
  • Turkish: alev

Etymology 2[edit]

From Persian آلو(âlu).

Noun[edit]

آلو (alu)

  1. plum
    Synonym: ارك(erük)
Related terms[edit]
  • زردآلو(zerdalu, apricot, literally yellow plum)

Further reading[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Starostin, Sergei; Dybo, Anna; Mudrak, Oleg (2003), “*yal-”, in Etymological dictionary of the Altaic languages (Handbuch der Orientalistik; VIII.8), Leiden, New York, Köln: E.J. Brill
  2. ^ Nişanyan, Sevan (2002–), “alev”, in Nişanyan Sözlük

Persian[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Persian [Book Pahlavi needed] (ʾlwk' /ālūg/, plum, prune). (This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

آلو (âlu)

  1. plum, prune
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Azerbaijani: alı
  • Ottoman Turkish: آلو(âlû)

Further reading[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Iranian *HaHlu, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eHlu (“edible root”). Cognate with Latin alium (“onion, garlic”) and Sanskrit आलु (ālu).

Noun[edit]

آلو (âlu)

  1. (dialectal, Kazerun) potato

Urdu[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Sanskrit आलु (ālu).

Noun[edit]

آلو (ālu, ālū or ālum (Hindi spelling आलू or आलु‎)

  1. potato
Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Persian آلو(âlu).

Noun[edit]

آلو (ālūm (Hindi spelling आलू)

  1. plum, prune