لو

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Alviri-Vidari[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

لو (transliteration needed)

  1. lip

Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Hebrew לוּ ().

Conjunction[edit]

لَوْ (law)

  1. if (contrary to fact)
    لَوْ أَحْبَبْتَنِي‎ ― law ʾaḥbabta-nīif you loved me
    لَوْ تُحْبُّنِي‎ ― law tuḥbib-nīif you loved me
    لَوْ كُنْتَ أَحْبَبْتَنِي‎ ― law kunta ʾaḥbabta-nīif you had loved me

Usage notes[edit]

  • Normally used for conditions that are contrary-to-fact (unlikely to be fulfilled or incapable of being fulfilled). For possible (not contrary-to-fact) conditions, use إِنْ (ʾin) or إِذَا (ʾiḏā).
  • Used with the past tense or the present tense, in both cases with a present-tense meaning (although normally translated in English with a past tense).

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Persian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

لو (low)

  1. (dialectal, Dashtestan) lip