-ло

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *-dlo.

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ло or -ло́ (-lo or -ló)

  1. Suffix appended to verbs to create a neuter noun, normally denoting a tool.
    точи́ть (točítʹ, to sharpen, to hone) + ‎-ло (-lo) → ‎точи́ло (točílo, whetstone, grindstone)
    ора́ть (orátʹ, to plow) + ‎-ло (-lo) → ‎ора́ло (orálo, plowshare) (archaic)
    мыть (mytʹ, to wash) + ‎-ло (-lo) → ‎мы́ло (mýlo, soap)
    скреб- (skreb-, to scrape) + ‎-ло́ (-ló) → ‎скребло́ (skrebló, scraper)
    ме́рить (méritʹ, to measure) + ‎-ло (-lo) → ‎мери́ло (merílo, standard, criterion; measure)
  2. Suffix appended to verbs or sometimes other words to create a colloquial or slang neuter noun with various meanings.
    буха́ть (buxátʹ, to booze, to drink) (colloquial) + ‎-ло́ (-ló) → ‎бухло́ (buxló, booze, alcoholic drinks) (colloquial)
    треп(а́ться) (trep(átʹsja), to blab, to blabber) (colloquial) + ‎-ло́ (-ló) → ‎трепло́ (trepló, garrulous person, boastful person, liar) (colloquial)
    еба́ть (jebátʹ, to fuck) (vulgar) + ‎-ло (-lo) → ‎еба́ло (jebálo, face, mug) (vulgar)
    ба́б(ки) (báb(ki), money) (slang) + ‎-ло́ (-ló) → ‎бабло́ (babló, money, dough) (slang)

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ло (Latin spelling -lo)

  1. Suffix appended to words to create a neuter noun, usually denoting senses or objects, used as a pejorative or as an abstract noun.
  2. Suffix appended to words to create a masculine or neuter noun, usually for forming diminutives, pejoratives, abstract nouns and for denoting a tool.

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