Leo

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See also: leo, Léo, and LEO

English[edit]

Signs of the Zodiac
Cancer Leo.svg Virgo
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Etymology[edit]

From Latin leō (lion), from Ancient Greek λέων (leōn)

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Leo (symbol )

  1. A male given name, borne by numerous saints and 13 popes.
  2. (astronomy): A constellation of the zodiac, shaped approximately like a lion and containing the bright star Regulus.
  3. (astrology): The zodiac sign for the Lion, ruled by the Sun and covering July 23 - August 22 (tropical astrology) or August 16 - September 15 (sidereal astrology).

Quotations[edit]

  • 1953 L. P. Hartley, The Go-Between, Hamish Hamilton, 1974, page 49-50
    "Yes. You see, I was born under the sign of Leo, though it's not my real name."
    "What is your real name?"
    I saw Marcus looking at me, but I couldn't refuse to tell her.
    "It's Lionel. But don't tell anyone."
    "Why not?"
    "Because it's rather a fancy name."

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Leo (plural Leos)

  1. Someone with a Leo star sign

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Danish[edit]

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  • IPA(key): /leːo/, [ˈleːʊ]

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Leo

  1. A male given name, cognate to Leo.

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Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈleo/
  • Hyphenation: Le‧o

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Leo

  1. A male given name, cognate to English Leo.

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German[edit]

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Leo

  1. A male given name, cognate to Leo.

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Norwegian[edit]

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Leo

  1. A male given name, cognate to Leo. Variant: Leon.

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Leo m

  1. (astronomy) Leo (constellation)

Spanish[edit]

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Leo m

  1. Leo, the constellation.

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Leo

  1. A male given name, cognate to Leo.