leo

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See also: Leo, LEO, Léo, lẹo, -leo, and Lêô

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

leo (plural leos)

  1. (informal) Abbreviation of leotard.
    • 2011, Jennifer Kronenberg, So, You Want To Be a Ballet Dancer?:
      To this day, I still try to steer clear of wearing a black leo and pink tights together []
    • 2016, Shawn Johnson, The Flip Side (page 66)
      Now go grab your favorite leotard and makeup bag. I'll run you over there.” [] I rush to apply eye makeup that also matches my leo.

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Galician[edit]

Verb[edit]

leo

  1. first-person singular present indicative of ler

Hawaiian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *leo, from Proto-Oceanic *leqo, doublet of *liqo, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *liqə, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *liqəʀ, from Proto-Austronesian *liqəʀ (neck).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

leo

  1. voice; sound
  2. command
    I aliʻi nō ʻoe, i kanaka au, malalo aku au o kō leo. (Hula song)
    You be the chief, I the servant, I shall be obedient to your command.
  3. verbal message

Verb[edit]

leo

  1. to speak
  2. to make a sound

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • “leo” in the Hawaiian Dictionary, Revised and Enlarged Edition, University of Hawaii Press, 1986

Helong[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *liqə, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *liqəʀ, from Proto-Austronesian *liqəʀ.

Noun[edit]

leo

  1. neck

Irish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

leo (emphatic leosan)

  1. third-person plural of le: with them, to them

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

leo m (genitive singular leo, nominative plural leonna)

  1. slush, slime, slick

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Finck, F. N. (1899), Die araner mundart, Marburg: Elwert’sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, vol. I, p. 196.
  2. ^ Tomás de Bhaldraithe, 1977, Gaeilge Chois Fhairrge: An Deilbhíocht, 2nd edition, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, section 308.

Latin[edit]

Latin Wikipedia has an article on:
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leō (a lion)

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek λέων (léōn).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

leō m (genitive leōnis); third declension

  1. lion
  2. lion's skin
  3. (astronomy) the constellation Leo
  4. (figuratively) lionheart; a courageous person
  5. a kind of crab
  6. a kind of plant

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative leō leōnēs
Genitive leōnis leōnum
Dative leōnī leōnibus
Accusative leōnem leōnēs
Ablative leōne leōnibus
Vocative leō leōnēs

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • leo in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • leo in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • leo in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • leo in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • leo in The Perseus Project (1999) Perseus Encyclopedia[1]
  • leo in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • leo in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray

Niuean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *leo.

Noun[edit]

leo

  1. voice, sound

Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin leō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lēo f or m

  1. lion
    Eom iċ lēo ġif iċ menn ete?
    Am I a lion if I eat people?

Declension[edit]


Pukapukan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *leo.

Noun[edit]

leo

  1. voice

Samoan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *leo.

Noun[edit]

leo

  1. voice, sound

Sikaiana[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *leo.

Noun[edit]

leo

  1. voice, sound of a voice
  2. pronunciation
  3. tune (of a song)

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

leo

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

Swahili[edit]

Adverb[edit]

leo

  1. today

Tokelauan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *leo.

Noun[edit]

leo

  1. voice, sound
  2. talk
  3. noise

Tuvaluan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *leo.

Noun[edit]

leo

  1. voice, sound

Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Vietic *g-lɛːw; cognate with trèo.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

leo (, , 𨇉)

  1. to climb

Derived terms[edit]

Derived terms

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