Leo

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See also: leo, Léo, and LEO

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin leo ‎(lion)

Proper noun[edit]

Leo m

  1. (archaic) A taxonomic genus within the family Felidae — now included in Panthera.

English[edit]

Signs of the Zodiac
Cancer Leo.svg Virgo
English Wikipedia has an article about Leo.

Etymology[edit]

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

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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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Noun[edit]

Leo ‎(plural Leos)

  1. Someone with a Leo star sign

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Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /leːo/, [ˈleːʊ]

Proper noun[edit]

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.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of Leo (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative Leo Leot
genitive Leon Leojen
partitive Leoa Leoja
illative Leoon Leoihin
singular plural
nominative Leo Leot
accusative nom.? Leo Leot
gen. Leon
genitive Leon Leojen
partitive Leoa Leoja
inessive Leossa Leoissa
elative Leosta Leoista
illative Leoon Leoihin
adessive Leolla Leoilla
ablative Leolta Leoilta
allative Leolle Leoille
essive Leona Leoina
translative Leoksi Leoiksi
instructive Leoin
abessive Leotta Leoitta
comitative Leoineen

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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]

Proper noun[edit]

Leo

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

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Leo m

  1. (astronomy) Leo (constellation)

Spanish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Leo m

  1. Leo, the constellation.

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Swedish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Leo

  1. A male given name, cognate to Leo.