alelo

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Hawaiian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *qalelo (compare Maori arero), from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *deləq (compare Kiput deleiʔ), doublet of Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *dilaq (compare Tagalog dila, Malay lidah).

Noun[edit]

alelo

  1. tongue
  2. language

Ido[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English alleleFrench allèleGerman AllelItalian alleleRussian алле́ль (allélʹ)Spanish alelo.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

alelo (plural aleli)

  1. (genetics, neologism) allele (variant of a gene)

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

alelo m (plural alelos)

  1. (genetics) allele

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Clipping of alelomorfo.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

alelo m (plural alelos)

  1. (genetics) allele (variant of a gene)
    Synonym: alelomorfo

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