mo'

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Compare fo' (for; four), ho (whore).

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Adjective[edit]

mo'

  1. (dialectal, African-American Vernacular) Pronunciation spelling of more, representing non-rhotic English.
    • 1904, Clifton Johnson, Highways and Byways of the South:
      But the people are great han's for religion, and it's a common saying they got mo' religion an' less morals than yo'll find anywhere else in the world.
    • 1916, Official Proceedings, Western Railway Club:
      A millennium, mah son, am jes' de same as a thousan' legged worm, only hits got mo' legs.
    • 2005, Tim Brooks, Lost Sounds: Blacks and the Birth of the Recording Industry, 1890-1919:
      Brethren if you want mo' preachin', save a little dram for me.

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Italian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin modo.

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Adverb[edit]

mo'

  1. (archaic, regional) now
    Synonyms: ora, adesso

Etymology 2[edit]

Contraction of modo.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mo'

  1. Only used in a mo' di

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 mo' in Luciano Canepari, Dizionario di Pronuncia Italiana (DiPI)

Yucatec Maya[edit]

Noun[edit]

mo'

  1. Macaw.