abo

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See also: Abo, ABO, abó, abò, ābó, Åbo, and abɔ

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]

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

Noun[edit]

abó

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

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

ábo

  1. cough

Verb[edit]

ábo

  1. to cough

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): /aˈbo/

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]

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]


Garo[edit]

Noun[edit]

abo

  1. grandmother

Synonyms[edit]


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]

Pronunciation[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

abo

  1. or

Further reading[edit]

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

Old Polish[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

abo

  1. or

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]

From Proto-Slavic *abo. Doublet of albo.

Pronunciation[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

abo

  1. (archaic or Cieszyn Silesia, Upper Silesia, Poznań) or

Synonyms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • abo in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • abo in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

abó

  1. ash
  2. gray (color)
  3. tephra

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

abó

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

Ternate[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

abo

  1. (transitive) to hack off, chop

References[edit]

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

Upper Sorbian[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

abo

  1. or

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.