neo

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

neo (plural neos)

  1. (dated, fandom slang, science fiction) Clipping of neofan.
    • 1964 April 2, Ron, Bennett, Skyrack[1], number 65:
      Ken Bulmer pointed out that the attitude of a fan who had read much sf is different from that of a neo who is reading sf for the first time.
    • 1976 August 25, Maule, Ian, Checkpoint[2], number 72:
      This fabulous fannish cover illustrated the three stages of fandom: the neo, the trufan, and the BNF.
    • 1996 November 3, Faulder, Richard J., Gegenschein[3], number 80:
      Edwina, and neofen of her generation (this is not a criticism - everyone starts out as a neo), being new to sffandom, and not a member of faandom, would not have noticed this.
  2. (politics) Clipping of neoconservative.
    • 1994, Samuel Francis, Beautiful Losers: Essays on the Failure of American Conservatism, page 180:
      The neos seem to be no less uncomfortable with the paleos than the paleos are with the neos, []
    • 2008, Ben J. Wattenberg, Fighting Words: A Tale of How Liberals Created Neo-Conservatism, page 6:
      Some say the neos are good for what ails us on both foreign and domestic fronts, while others are quick to debate that.
  3. (LGBT, slang, chiefly in the plural) Clipping of neopronoun.

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

neo

  1. (aviation) Alternative letter-case form of NEO

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin naevus (mole, birthmark).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈnɛ.o/
  • Rhymes: -ɛo
  • Hyphenation: nè‧o

Noun[edit]

neo m (plural nei)

  1. mole (on skin)
  2. beauty spot
  3. flaw, defect

Noun[edit]

neo m (invariable)

  1. (obsolete) Alternative form of neon

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Italic *nēō, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)neh₁-.

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Verb[edit]

neō (present infinitive nēre, perfect active nēvī, supine nētum); second conjugation

  1. (transitive) I spin; weave, interlace, entwine.
    , māter; suam.
    Weave, mother; [so that] I [can] sew.

Conjugation[edit]

   Conjugation of neō (second conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present neō nēs net nēmus nētis nent
imperfect nēbam nēbās nēbat nēbāmus nēbātis nēbant
future nēbō nēbis nēbit nēbimus nēbitis nēbunt
perfect nēvī nēvistī nēvit nēvimus nēvistis nēvērunt,
nēvēre
pluperfect nēveram nēverās nēverat nēverāmus nēverātis nēverant
future perfect nēverō nēveris nēverit nēverimus nēveritis nēverint
passive present neor nēris,
nēre
nētur nēmur nēminī nentur
imperfect nēbar nēbāris,
nēbāre
nēbātur nēbāmur nēbāminī nēbantur
future nēbor nēberis,
nēbere
nēbitur nēbimur nēbiminī nēbuntur
perfect nētus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect nētus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect nētus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present neam neās neat neāmus neātis neant
imperfect nērem nērēs nēret nērēmus nērētis nērent
perfect nēverim nēverīs nēverit nēverīmus nēverītis nēverint
pluperfect nēvissem nēvissēs nēvisset nēvissēmus nēvissētis nēvissent
passive present near neāris,
neāre
neātur neāmur neāminī neantur
imperfect nērer nērēris,
nērēre
nērētur nērēmur nērēminī nērentur
perfect nētus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect nētus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present nēte
future nētō nētō nētōte nentō
passive present nēre nēminī
future nētor nētor nentor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives nēre nēvisse nētūrum esse nērī nētum esse nētum īrī
participles nēns nētūrus nētus nendus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
nendī nendō nendum nendō nētum nētū

Noun[edit]

neō

  1. dative/ablative singular of neon

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • neo”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • neo”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • neo in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette

Old English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *nawi, from Proto-Germanic *nawiz, *nawaz (corpse), from Proto-Indo-European *nāw- (the deceased, corpse).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

nēo n

  1. a corpse

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Old Saxon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ne- +‎ eo (ever).

Adverb[edit]

neo

  1. never

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

neo

  1. Alternative form of no.

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

neo m (plural neos)

  1. (rare) Alternative spelling of neón

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Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Vietic *tʃ-rn-ɛːw, an *-rn- (instrumental derivative) infixed form of Proto-Vietic *tʃɛːw, whence Modern Vietnamese xeo. Related to chèo (oar), derived from a differently infixed form.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

neo

  1. (nautical) anchor

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Derived terms

Westrobothnian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

neo (comparative neoan, superlative neoest)

  1. niggardly