arvo

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Abbreviation of afternoon +‎ -o ‎(diminutive suffix).

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Noun[edit]

arvo ‎(plural arvos)

  1. (Australia, New Zealand, Britain, informal) Afternoon.
    • 1960, John Gunn, The Humpy in the Hills, page 46,
      “Rope and tomahawk,” explained Col. “We put them here this arvo when I came down and whistled first time.”
    • 2000, Mark Johnston, Fighting the Enemy: Australian Soldiers and their Adversaries in World War II, page 33,
      The usual reaction of a footsoldier observing such incidents is well summed up by the comments of Private Derrick in the Salient at Tobruk: ‘Seen a human side of the war yesterday arvo Red Cross partys [sic] burying dead & treating wounded one of our partys were fired on by enemy & I will always remember it’.50
    • 2010, Chris Bray, The 1000 Hour Day: Two Adventurers Take on the World's Harshest Island, unnumbered page,
      ‘We'll fly you out at seven this arvo—but bring them down a little early, just in case we need to think of something else.’
    • 2010, Rebecca Iannone, The Invisible String: The Secrets That Bind, page 55,
      “Yeah, he only works on a Saturday arvo,” Kelly told her. “I think the place is packed on that day, because girls come from everywhere just to get a glimpse of him. He's hot as.”

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *arvo. Cognate with Estonian arv.

Noun[edit]

arvo

  1. value, worth.
  2. rank, standing, title.
    • amiraalin arvo = rank of admiral = admiralcy
  3. prestige.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of arvo (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative arvo arvot
genitive arvon arvojen
partitive arvoa arvoja
illative arvoon arvoihin
singular plural
nominative arvo arvot
accusative nom.? arvo arvot
gen. arvon
genitive arvon arvojen
partitive arvoa arvoja
inessive arvossa arvoissa
elative arvosta arvoista
illative arvoon arvoihin
adessive arvolla arvoilla
ablative arvolta arvoilta
allative arvolle arvoille
essive arvona arvoina
translative arvoksi arvoiksi
instructive arvoin
abessive arvotta arvoitta
comitative arvoineen

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Verb[edit]

arvo

  1. Present indicative connegative form of arpoa.
  2. Second-person singular imperative form of arpoa.
  3. Second-person singular imperative connegative form of arpoa.

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arvō

  1. dative singular of arvum
  2. ablative singular of arvum