algo

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See also: Algo, algõ, and algo-

English[edit]

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Noun[edit]

algo (plural algos)

  1. Abbreviation of algorithm.

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Asturian[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

algo

  1. Alternative form of dalgo

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish algo.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

algo

  1. (Castilianism) something

Usage notes[edit]

Not accepted in the standard language, where quelcom, res and alguna cosa are preferred. Widely used in colloquial speech, but considered a barbarisme. Not to be confused with algú.

Further reading[edit]

  • “algo” in Diccionari català-valencià-balear, Antoni Maria Alcover and Francesc de Borja Moll, 1962.

Esperanto[edit]

Esperanto Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Latin alga.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

algo (accusative singular algon, plural algoj, accusative plural algojn)

  1. alga

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Shortened form of algorithme or algorithmique.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

algo m (plural algos)

  1. algorithm
  2. algorithmics

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese algo, from Latin aliquod (some; a few).

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

algo

  1. something
    Antonyms: nada (nothing), todo (everything)

Noun[edit]

algo m (plural algos)

  1. (archaic) wealth, fortune
    • 1295, R. Lorenzo (ed.), La traducción gallega de la Crónica General y de la Crónica de Castilla. Ourense: I.E.O.P.F., page 414:
      quando chegarõ os judeus disellis com̃o tĩjna ali muy grãde algo en ouro et en aliofre et en pedras preçiosas
      when the Jew arrived he told them that he has there a large fortune in gold, pearls and precious stones

Derived terms[edit]

Adverb[edit]

algo

  1. rather, somewhat

References[edit]

  • algo” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006–2022.
  • algo” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006–2018.
  • algo” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006–2013.
  • algo” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • algo” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese algo, from Latin aliquod (some; a few).

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

algo

  1. something (unspecified object)

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Adverb[edit]

algo (comparative mais algo superlative o mais algo)

  1. rather, somewhat

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Spanish algo, from Latin aliquod.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈalɡo/, [ˈal.ɣ̞o]
  • (file)

Pronoun[edit]

algo

  1. something, anything
    Algo imprevisto ocurrió.Something unexpected happened.
    Me parece algo de interés.It seems like something interesting to me.
    Eso es algo natural.It's something natural.
    Synonym: alguna cosa
    Antonyms: nada, todo
    Coordinate terms: alguien, alguno

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Adverb[edit]

algo

  1. rather, somewhat, kind of
    Me parece algo extraño.
    It seems rather strange to me.

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