حلو

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search
See also: خلوand جلو

Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ح ل و(ḥ-l-w).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

حُلْو (ḥulw) (feminine حُلْوَة(ḥulwa), masculine plural حُلْوُونَ(ḥulwūna), feminine plural حُلْوَات(ḥulwāt), elative أَحْلَى(ʾaḥlā))

  1. sweet
  2. nice, charming, pretty, pleasant

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Gulf Arabic: حلو(ḥilu)
  • Moroccan Arabic: حلو(ḥluww)
  • North Levantine Arabic: حلو(ḥilw)
  • South Levantine Arabic: حلو(ḥilu)

Proper noun[edit]

حِلُو (ḥilū?

  1. A surname​.

Gulf Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Root
ح ل و
2 pages

From Arabic حُلْوْ(ḥulw).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

حِلو (ḥilu) (feminine حِلْوة(ḥilwa), common plural حِلْوين(ḥilwīn))

  1. tasty, delicious
  2. sweet, sweetened (contains sugar or other sweetener)
    Synonym: حالي(ḥāli)
  3. sweet, nice, pleasant
    الجو حلو‎ ― il-jaw/ij-jaw ḥiluthe weather is pleasant

Noun[edit]

حِلو (ḥilum

  1. (uncountable) desserts, sweets

Related terms[edit]

  • حلوى(ḥalwa, traditional dessert)
  • حلاو(ḥalāw, candy)
  • حلويات(ḥalawīyāt, sweets, sugary foods and snacks)

Moroccan Arabic[edit]

Root
ح ل و

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic حُلْو(ḥulw).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

حلو (ḥluww) (feminine حلوة(ḥluwwa), masculine plural حلوين(ḥluwwīn), feminine plural حلوات(ḥluwwāt), elative أحلى(ʔaḥla) or حلى(ḥla))

  1. sweet

North Levantine Arabic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈħi.lu/, [ˈħe.lu, -lo]

Adjective[edit]

حلو (ḥilw) (feminine حلوة(ḥilwe), common plural حلوين(ḥilwīn), elative أحلى(ʾaḥlā))

  1. sweet
  2. nice, pleasant
  3. beautiful, pretty, handsome

South Levantine Arabic[edit]

Root
ح ل و

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic حُلْو(ḥulw).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ħi.lu/, [ˈħɪ.lʊ]
  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

حلو (ḥilu) (feminine حلوة(ḥilwe), common plural حلوين(ḥilwīn), elative أحلى(ʔaḥla))

  1. sweet
  2. nice, beautiful
    Synonym: جميل(jamīl)
    Antonym: بشع(bišʕ)