haloo

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

haloo (third-person singular simple present haloos, present participle halooing, simple past and past participle halooed)

  1. Dated form of halloo.
    • 1760, Oliver Goldsmith, The Citizen of the World
      Scenes shifting, trumpets sounding, mobs halooing, carpets spreading, guards bustling from one door to another; gods, demons, daggers, racks, and ratsbane.

Noun[edit]

haloo (plural haloos)

  1. Dated form of halloo.

Anagrams[edit]


Esperanto[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [haˈloo]
  • Audio:
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  • Rhymes: -oo
  • Hyphenation: ha‧lo‧o

Noun[edit]

haloo (accusative singular haloon, plural halooj, accusative plural haloojn)

  1. (astronomy) halo

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Swedish hallå.

Interjection[edit]

haloo

  1. hello (greeting used when answering the telephone; call for response if it is not clear if anyone is present or listening; also used sarcastically)
  2. (colloquial) come on (used to express disapproval of or exasperation for what someone has said or done)
    Hei haloo, et sä nyt noin voi tehdä.
    Hey come on, you can't do that.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈhɑloː/, [ˈhɑlo̞ː]
  • Rhymes: -ɑloː
  • Syllabification: ha‧loo

Noun[edit]

haloo

  1. (colloquial) hullabaloo

Declension[edit]

Inflection of haloo (Kotus type 17/vapaa, no gradation)
nominative haloo haloot
genitive haloon haloiden
haloitten
partitive haloota haloita
illative halooseen haloisiin
singular plural
nominative haloo haloot
accusative nom. haloo haloot
gen. haloon
genitive haloon haloiden
haloitten
partitive haloota haloita
inessive haloossa haloissa
elative haloosta haloista
illative halooseen haloisiin
haloihinrare
adessive haloolla haloilla
ablative haloolta haloilta
allative haloolle haloille
essive haloona haloina
translative halooksi haloiksi
instructive haloin
abessive halootta haloitta
comitative haloineen
Possessive forms of haloo (type vapaa)
possessor singular plural
1st person halooni haloomme
2nd person haloosi haloonne
3rd person haloonsa