halo

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See also: halo-, Halo, HALO, haló, háló, and halò

English[edit]

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A solar halo.

Etymology[edit]

From Latin halos, from Ancient Greek ἅλως ‎(hálōs, disk of the sun or moon; ring of light around the sun or moon; threshing floor with its surrounding threshold; disk of a shield); itself of unknown origin. Used in English since 1563, sense of light around someone’s head since 1646.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

halo ‎(plural halos or haloes)

  1. (astronomy) A circular band of coloured light, visible around the sun or moon etc., caused by reflection and refraction of light by ice crystals in the atmosphere.
  2. (astronomy) A cloud of gas and other matter surrounding and captured by the gravitational field of a large diffuse astronomical object, such as a galaxy or cluster of galaxies.
  3. Anything resembling this band, such as an effect caused by imperfect developing of photographs.
  4. (religion) nimbus, a luminous disc, often of gold, around or over the heads of saints, etc., in religious paintings.
  5. The metaphorical aura of glory, veneration or sentiment which surrounds an idealized entity.

Synonyms[edit]

  • (luminous disc around head of saints in paintings): aureole, nimbus

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Translations[edit]

Verb[edit]

halo ‎(third-person singular simple present haloes, present participle haloing, simple past and past participle haloed)

  1. (transitive) To encircle with a halo.

Translations[edit]

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Webster's Seventh New Collegiate Dictionary, Springfield, Massachusetts, G.&C. Merriam Co., 1967
  • halo” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary (2001).

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Breton[edit]

Noun[edit]

halo m

  1. saliva

Danish[edit]

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Noun[edit]

halo c ‎(definite singular haloen, indefinite plural haloer, definite plural haloerne)

  1. halo (atmospheric phenomenon)

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin halos, from Ancient Greek ἅλως ‎(hálōs, disk of the sun or moon, ring of light around the sun or moon; threshing floor; disk of a shield), itself of unknown origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

halo m ‎(plural halo's, diminutive halootje n)

  1. halo (atmospheric phenomenon).
  2. Similar visual effect resulting from undesirable, roughly circular spots on an imperfectly developed photograph.

References[edit]

  • M. J. Koenen & J. Endepols, Verklarend Handwoordenboek der Nederlandse Taal (tevens Vreemde-woordentolk), Groningen, Wolters-Noordhoff, 1969 (26th edition) [Dutch dictionary in Dutch]

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Esperanto[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈhalo/
  • Hyphenation: ha‧lo

Noun[edit]

halo ‎(accusative singular halon, plural haloj, accusative plural halojn)

  1. hall, very large room

Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Verb[edit]

halo

  1. Indicative present connegative form of halkoa.
  2. Second-person singular imperative present form of halkoa.
  3. Second-person singular imperative present connegative form of halkoa.

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

halo

  1. halo
Declension[edit]
Inflection of halo (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative halo halot
genitive halon halojen
partitive haloa haloja
illative haloon haloihin
singular plural
nominative halo halot
accusative nom.? halo halot
gen. halon
genitive halon halojen
partitive haloa haloja
inessive halossa haloissa
elative halosta haloista
illative haloon haloihin
adessive halolla haloilla
ablative halolta haloilta
allative halolleˣ haloilleˣ
essive halona haloina
translative haloksi haloiksi
instructive haloin
abessive halotta haloitta
comitative haloineen
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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin halos, from Ancient Greek ἅλως ‎(hálōs, disk of the sun or moon, ring of light around the sun or moon; threshing floor; disk of a shield), itself of unknown origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

halo m ‎(plural halos)

  1. Halo (atmospheric phenomenon)
  2. Similar visual effect resulting from undesirable, roughly circular spots on an imperfectly developed photograph.

References[edit]

  • Nouveau Petit Larousse illustré. Dictionnaire encyclopédique. Paris, Librairie Larousse, 1952, 146th edition

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Galician[edit]

Verb[edit]

halo

  1. first-person singular present indicative of halar

Ido[edit]

Noun[edit]

halo (plural hali)

  1. hall, very large room

Indonesian[edit]

Interjection[edit]

halo

  1. hello

Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

hālō ‎(present infinitive hālāre, perfect active hālāvī, supine hālātum); first conjugation

  1. I breathe.

Inflection[edit]

   Conjugation of halo (first conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present hālō hālās hālat hālāmus hālātis hālant
imperfect hālābam hālābās hālābat hālābāmus hālābātis hālābant
future hālābō hālābis hālābit hālābimus hālābitis hālābunt
perfect hālāvī hālāvistī hālāvit hālāvimus hālāvistis hālāvērunt, hālāvēre
pluperfect hālāveram hālāverās hālāverat hālāverāmus hālāverātis hālāverant
future perfect hālāverō hālāveris hālāverit hālāverimus hālāveritis hālāverint
passive present hālor hālāris, hālāre hālātur hālāmur hālāminī hālantur
imperfect hālābar hālābāris, hālābāre hālābātur hālābāmur hālābāminī hālābantur
future hālābor hālāberis, hālābere hālābitur hālābimur hālābiminī hālābuntur
perfect hālātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect hālātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect hālātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present hālem hālēs hālet hālēmus hālētis hālent
imperfect hālārem hālārēs hālāret hālārēmus hālārētis hālārent
perfect hālāverim hālāverīs hālāverit hālāverīmus hālāverītis hālāverint
pluperfect hālāvissem hālāvissēs hālāvisset hālāvissēmus hālāvissētis hālāvissent
passive present hāler hālēris, hālēre hālētur hālēmur hālēminī hālentur
imperfect hālārer hālārēris, hālārēre hālārētur hālārēmur hālārēminī hālārentur
perfect hālātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect hālātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present hālā hālāte
future hālātō hālātō hālātōte hālantō
passive present hālāre hālāminī
future hālātor hālātor hālantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives hālāre hālāvisse hālātūrus esse hālārī hālātus esse hālātum īrī
participles hālāns hālātūrus hālātus hālandus

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Noun[edit]

halo m ‎(definite singular haloen, indefinite plural haloer, definite plural haloene)

  1. halo (atmospheric phenomenon)

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Noun[edit]

halo m ‎(definite singular haloen, indefinite plural haloar, definite plural haloane)

  1. halo (atmospheric phenomenon)

Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From English hallo.

Interjection[edit]

halo

  1. (when answering the telephone) hello

Etymology 2[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἅλως ‎(hálōs).

Noun[edit]

halo n ‎(undeclinable)

  1. halo (atmospheric phenomenon)
  2. buzz, hype

Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

halo

  1. vocative singular of hala

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

halo m (plural halos)

  1. (astronomy) halo (atmospheric phenomenon)
  2. (religion, iconography) halo (luminous disc around the heads of saints)

Synonyms[edit]


Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Interjection[edit]

halo (Cyrillic spelling хало)

  1. (when answering the telephone) hello

Synonyms[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

halo m ‎(plural halos)

  1. halo (atmospheric phenomenon)
  2. halo (nimbus around the head of a holy figure)

Verb[edit]

halo

  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of halar.

Swedish[edit]

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Noun[edit]

halo c ‎(definite singular halon, indefinite plural halor / haloer, definite plural halorna / haloerna)

  1. halo (atmospheric phenomenon)