luo

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See also: Luo, luó, luò, luō, luǒ, lu'o, and Luò

Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From lui +‎ -o, from French louer.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

luo (uncountable, accusative luon)

  1. rent

For quotations using this term, see Citations:luo.


Finnish[edit]

(index lu)

Etymology 1[edit]

Truncated form of luokse. From Proto-Finnic *loo-, related to Ingrian looks (~ luokse), Karelian luoh (~ luo) and Veps lon (~ luona).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈluo̯ˣ/, [ˈluo̞̯(ʔ)]
  • Rhymes: -uo
  • Syllabification: luo

Postposition[edit]

luo

  1. (of movement) to
    Miehen luo tuli nainen.A woman came to the man.
  2. (with a person's home or some such as an object) to ('s place)
    Menin Pekan luo.I went to Pekka's place.
    Synonyms: luokse, tykö
    Antonyms: luota, tyköä
Usage notes[edit]

luo never receives a possessive suffix; luokse is used instead if possessive forms are desired.

Inflection[edit]

The inflection mostly conforms to a now obsolete system of generic local cases: locative (-nA), lative (-ksi) and separative (-tA).

Derived terms[edit]
Related terms[edit]
  • See the inflection table.

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈluo̯/, [ˈluo̞̯]
  • Rhymes: -uo
  • Syllabification: luo

Verb[edit]

luo

  1. Third-person singular indicative present form of luoda.

Etymology 3[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈluo̯ˣ/, [ˈluo̞̯(ʔ)]
  • Rhymes: -uo
  • Syllabification: luo

Verb[edit]

luo

  1. Indicative present connegative form of luoda.
    En luo mitään.I don't create anything.
  2. Second-person singular imperative present form of luoda.
    Luo se!Create it!
  3. Second-person singular imperative present connegative form of luoda.
    Älä luo sitä!Don't create it!

Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Back-formed from the compounds (e.g. abluō), hence doublet of original lavō.

Verb[edit]

luō (present infinitive luere, perfect active luī); third conjugation, no passive, no supine stem

  1. I wash.
  2. I cleanse, purge.
Conjugation[edit]
   Conjugation of luō (third conjugation, no supine stem, active only)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present luō luis luit luimus luitis luunt
imperfect luēbam luēbās luēbat luēbāmus luēbātis luēbant
future luam luēs luet luēmus luētis luent
perfect luī luistī luit luimus luistis luērunt, luēre
pluperfect lueram luerās luerat luerāmus luerātis luerant
future perfect luerō lueris luerit luerimus lueritis luerint
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present luam luās luat luāmus luātis luant
imperfect luerem luerēs lueret luerēmus luerētis luerent
perfect luerim luerīs luerit luerīmus luerītis luerint
pluperfect luissem luissēs luisset luissēmus luissētis luissent
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present lue luite
future luitō luitō luitōte luuntō
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives luere luisse
participles luēns
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
luendī luendō luendum luendō

References[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *lewh₃- (to cut off, separate, free). Cognate with Ancient Greek λύω (lúō), English loose.

Verb[edit]

luō (present infinitive luere, perfect active luī); third conjugation, no passive, no supine stem

  1. I expiate.
  2. I pay.
  3. I suffer.
  4. I satisfy.
Conjugation[edit]
   Conjugation of luō (third conjugation, no supine stem, active only)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present luō luis luit luimus luitis luunt
imperfect luēbam luēbās luēbat luēbāmus luēbātis luēbant
future luam luēs luet luēmus luētis luent
perfect luī luistī luit luimus luistis luērunt, luēre
pluperfect lueram luerās luerat luerāmus luerātis luerant
future perfect luerō lueris luerit luerimus lueritis luerint
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present luam luās luat luāmus luātis luant
imperfect luerem luerēs lueret luerēmus luerētis luerent
perfect luerim luerīs luerit luerīmus luerītis luerint
pluperfect luissem luissēs luisset luissēmus luissētis luissent
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present lue luite
future luitō luitō luitōte luuntō
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives luere luisse
participles luēns
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
luendī luendō luendum luendō
Derived terms[edit]
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References[edit]


Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

luo

  1. Nonstandard spelling of luō.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of luó.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of luǒ.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of luò.

Usage notes[edit]

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

luo m (plural luo)

  1. Luo (member of a tribal group in eastern Africa)
  2. Luo (a language spoken by the Luo people)