الو

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See also: آلو and ألو

Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayic *halu, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qahəlu, *laqəlu, from Proto-Austronesian *qaSəlu.

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

الو (Rumi spelling alu)

  1. pestle (instrument used with a mortar to grind things)

Persian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *al- (to burn).

Noun[edit]

الو (alow)

  1. flame, blaze

Etymology 2[edit]

From French

Interjection[edit]

الو (alo)

  1. hello (when answering the telephone)

Urdu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit उलूक (ulūk)

Noun[edit]

اُلو (ullūm (Hindi spelling उल्लू)

  1. owl