abo

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See also: Abo, ABO, abó, abɔ, ābó, Åbo, A/B/O, abo-, and -abo

Translingual[edit]

Symbol[edit]

abo

  1. (international standards) ISO 639-3 language code for Abon.

English[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

1922, clipping of aborigine.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

abo (plural abos)

  1. (Australia, offensive, ethnic slur, slang) An aborigine; aboriginal. [First attested in the early 20th century.][1]

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lesley Brown, editor-in-chief; William R. Trumble and Angus Stevenson, editors (2002), “abo”, in The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary on Historical Principles, 5th edition, Oxford; New York, N.Y.: Oxford University Press, →ISBN, page 6.

Anagrams[edit]


Aklanon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qabu.

Noun[edit]

abo

  1. ash

Bikol Central[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Inherited from Proto-Philippine *qabu, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(q)abu(s), from Proto-Austronesian *qabu.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: a‧bo
  • IPA(key): /ʔaˈbo/

Noun[edit]

abó

  1. ash (the solid remains of a fire), cinder
  2. tephra; volcanic ash
  3. (color) grey
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Compare Cebuano & Tagalog ubo.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: a‧bo
  • IPA(key): /ʔaˈbo/

Noun[edit]

abó

  1. cough
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: a‧bo
  • IPA(key): /ˈʔabo/

Noun[edit]

ábo

  1. the tigertooth croaker (Otolithes ruber)

Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Philippine *qabu, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(q)abu(s), from Proto-Austronesian *qabu.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: a‧bo
  • IPA(key): /ʔaˈbo/, [ʔʌˈbu]

Noun[edit]

abó

  1. ash; the solid remains of a fire
  2. tephra; volcanic ash

Verb[edit]

abó

  1. to turn into ash (by burning)

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Clipping of abonnement.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈaː.boː/
  • Hyphenation: abo

Noun[edit]

abo n (plural abo's)

  1. (Netherlands, informal) subscription

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Clipping of aboriginaali

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑbo/, [ˈɑbo̞]
  • Rhymes: -ɑbo
  • Syllabification(key): a‧bo

Noun[edit]

abo

  1. abo

Declension[edit]

Inflection of abo (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative abo abot
genitive abon abojen
partitive aboa aboja
illative aboon aboihin
singular plural
nominative abo abot
accusative nom. abo abot
gen. abon
genitive abon abojen
partitive aboa aboja
inessive abossa aboissa
elative abosta aboista
illative aboon aboihin
adessive abolla aboilla
ablative abolta aboilta
allative abolle aboille
essive abona aboina
translative aboksi aboiksi
instructive aboin
abessive abotta aboitta
comitative aboineen
Possessive forms of abo (type valo)
possessor singular plural
1st person aboni abomme
2nd person abosi abonne
3rd person abonsa

Anagrams[edit]


Galo[edit]

Noun[edit]

abo

  1. father
  2. paternal aunt

Garo[edit]

Noun[edit]

abo

  1. grandmother

Synonyms[edit]


Gun[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

abò (plural abò lɛ́ or abò lẹ́)

  1. room
    Synonyms: xɔ̀, họ̀

Hiligaynon[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Philippine *qabu, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(q)abu(s), from Proto-Austronesian *qabu.

Noun[edit]

abó

  1. ash

Verb[edit]

abó (diminutive abó-ábo)

  1. to turn into ash

Etymology 2[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Adjective[edit]

ábo

  1. lazy

Noun[edit]

ábo

  1. A type of small fish that is said to be lazy

Interjection[edit]

abô

  1. an exclamation that denotes aversion, contempt, or negation, equivalent to fie

Kabuverdianu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese vós.

Pronoun[edit]

abo

  1. you

Kom (Cameroon)[edit]

Noun[edit]

abo

  1. leopard, tiger, big cat

References[edit]

  • Randy Jones, Provisional Kom - English lexicon (2001, Yaoundé, Cameroon)

Lower Sorbian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Proto-Slavic *abo.

Pronunciation[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

abo

  1. or

Further reading[edit]

  • Muka, Arnošt (1921, 1928), “abo”, in Słownik dolnoserbskeje rěcy a jeje narěcow (in German), St. Petersburg, Prague: ОРЯС РАН, ČAVU; Reprinted Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag, 2008
  • Starosta, Manfred (1999), “abo”, in Dolnoserbsko-nimski słownik / Niedersorbisch-deutsches Wörterbuch (in German), Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag

Old Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *abo. First attested in 1427.

Conjunction[edit]

abo

  1. or
  2. because
    Synonyms: abociem, abojem, abowiem, albo

Descendants[edit]

  • Polish: abo

References[edit]


Papiamentu[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • bo (synonym)

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese vós and Spanish vos and Kabuverdianu abo.

Pronoun[edit]

abo

  1. you (second person singular).

Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Old Polish abo, from Proto-Slavic *abo. First attested in 1427.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

abo

  1. (archaic or Cieszyn Silesia, Upper Silesia, Poznań) or
    Synonyms: albo, bądź, czy, lub

References[edit]

  1. ^ K. Nitsch, editor (1953), “abo”, in Słownik staropolski (in Old Polish), volume 1, Warsaw: Polish Academy of Sciences, page 8

Further reading[edit]


Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Central Philippine *qabu, from Proto-Philippine *qabu, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(q)abu(s), from Proto-Austronesian *qabu.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: a‧bo
  • IPA(key): /ʔaˈbo/, [ʔɐˈbo]

Noun[edit]

abó

  1. ash
    Synonym: senisa
  2. (color) gray
    Synonyms: abuhin, malaabo, malamaya, senisado
  3. tephra

Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]

Adjective[edit]

abó

  1. reduced to ashes
  2. gray; ash-colored
  3. pulverized

See also[edit]

Colors in Tagalog · kulay (layout · text)
     puti      abo, gris      itim
             pula; krimson, pulang-pula              kahel; kayumanggi              dilaw; krema
             kulay-apog              luntian, berde             
             turkesa              bughaw-langit, asul              bughaw, asul
             lila, biyoleta; nila, tayom              mahenta; ube, morado, haban, purpura              rosas, kalimbahin

Ternate[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

abo

  1. (transitive) to hack off, chop

Conjugation[edit]

Conjugation of abo
Singular Plural
Inclusive Exclusive
1st toabo foabo miabo
2nd noabo niabo
3rd Masculine oabo iabo, yoabo
Feminine moabo
Neuter iabo
- archaic

References[edit]

  • Rika Hayami-Allen (2001) A descriptive study of the language of Ternate, the northern Moluccas, Indonesia, University of Pittsburgh

Turkish[edit]

Interjection[edit]

abo

  1. Interjection expressing shock.

References[edit]


Upper Sorbian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Proto-Slavic *abo.

Conjunction[edit]

abo

  1. or

West Makian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

abo

  1. (stative) to be wounded, to have a wound

Conjugation[edit]

Conjugation of abo (stative verb)
singular plural
inclusive exclusive
1st person tiabo miabo aabo
2nd person niabo fiabo
3rd person inanimate iabo diabo
animate maabo
imperative —, abo —, abo

References[edit]

  • Clemens Voorhoeve (1982) The Makian languages and their neighbours[1], Pacific linguistics

Weyewa[edit]

Verb[edit]

abo

  1. (Loli) to scoop, to scoop up with cupped hands

References[edit]

  • Lobu Ori, S,Pd, M.Pd (2010), “abo”, in Kamus Bahasa Lolina [Dictionary of the Loli Language] (in Indonesian), Waikabubak: Kepala Dinas Kebudayaan dan Pariwisata, Kabupaten Sumba Barat

Xhosa[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

âbo

  1. those; class 2 distal demonstrative.

Yoruba[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

àbó

  1. (Ekiti) younger sibling
    Synonym: àbúrò

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

abo

  1. female, feminine
  2. woman
    Synonym: obìnrin
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

a- (agent prefix) +‎ (to cover)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

abò

  1. canopy, normally used to conceal the coming of a king

Etymology 4[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

àbo

  1. surprise, puzzlement
    ọ̀rọ̀ yẹ́n mú mi ní àboThe matter took me by surprise
  2. A charm said to neutralize sensibility
    àbo mí mú unMy charm caught him and caused him to behave irrationally

Etymology 5[edit]

Àbo

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

àbo

  1. The tree Annona senegalensis
    Synonym: èpo