Lo

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Lo

  1. An abbreviated form of surnames beginning with "Lo-".
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Mandarin (Luò) Wade–Giles romanization: Lo⁴.

Proper noun[edit]

Lo

  1. Alternative form of Luo
    • 1971, Burton Watson, “Introduction”, in Chinese Rhyme-Prose[1], Columbia University Press, →ISBN, →LCCN, →OCLC, page 57:
      Ts’ao Chih’s “Goddess of the Lo” at first reading appears to depart from the prevailing current of realism which I have outlined above, describing as it does a vision of Fu-fei, the goddess of the Lo River, as she reveals herself to the poet.
    • 1973, Edward H. Schafer, The Divine Woman: Dragon Ladies and Rain Maidens in T'ang Literature[2], San Francisco: North Point Press, published 1980, →ISBN, →LCCN, →OCLC, →OL, page 68:
      The waters of the Lo River enjoyed a reputation as venerable as those of the great Ho itself, into which it ultimately empties.
    • 1980, Papers on Far Eastern History[3], →ISSN, →OCLC, page 22:
      He also spent time lecturing in neighbouring counties, such as the free school in Lo-ning 洛寧, Honan, later known as the Lo-hsi shu-yüan 洛西書院 or ' Academy West of the [River] Lo.'
    • For more quotations using this term, see Citations:Lo.
Translations[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

From Cantonese (lou4). Doublet of Lu.

Proper noun[edit]

Lo

  1. A surname from Chinese.

Anagrams[edit]

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hakka (luó).

Proper noun[edit]

Lo

  1. a surname from Hakka

Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German lāga. Cognate with German Lage. Related to leien.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Lo f (plural Loen)

  1. layer

Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hokkien (Lô͘).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Lo (Baybayin spelling ᜎᜓ)

  1. a Filipino-Chinese surname from Min Nan of Hokkien origin

Statistics[edit]

According to data collected by Forebears in 2014, Lo is the 434th most common surname in the Philippines, occurring in 20,365 individuals.