o-

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

o- (O negative)

  1. A blood type that has no antigens. It lacks the A, B and Rh factors on the blood cells. It is the universal donor for blood and can give blood to any blood type, but can only receive O- blood.

Prefix[edit]

o-

  1. (organic chemistry) ortho-

See also[edit]


Basque[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Prefix[edit]

o-

  1. combining form of ogi (bread)

Usage notes[edit]

  • If the following element of the compound starts with b or g, these change to p and k respectively. If the following element starts with a vowel, s or z, the combining form ot- is used instead.

Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *o(b), from Proto-Indo-European *h₃ebʰi. See o.

Prefix[edit]

o-

  1. around, all around
  2. A complete action, a perfective verb
  3. Something else.

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

o-

  1. Rōmaji transcription of

Lakota[edit]

Prefix[edit]

o-

  1. Forms nouns from some verbs.
    o- + ‎wótA (to eat) → ‎owóte (dining room)
    o- + ‎yuŋkÁ (to lie, recline) → ‎oyúŋke (a bed)

Northern Ndebele[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Prefix[edit]

o-

  1. Second-person singular relative concord.

Etymology 2[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Prefix[edit]

o-

  1. Class 1 relative concord.

Etymology 3[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Prefix[edit]

o-

  1. Class 3 relative concord.

Ojibwe[edit]

Prefix[edit]

o-

  1. Alternative form of od- (used before a consonant)

Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *o(b), from Proto-Indo-European *h₃ebʰi. See o.

Prefix[edit]

o-

  1. prefix indicating a perfective verb

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • o- in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Slovene[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *o(b)-. Prefixed form of the preposition o.

Pronunciation[edit]

Prefix[edit]

o-

  1. Forms perfective verbs with the following meanings:
    1. (no change in meaning)
      o- + ‎čístiti (to clean) → ‎očístiti (to clean)
    2. around, past, avoiding
      o- + ‎čŕtati (to draw) → ‎očŕtati (to outline)
      o- + ‎īti (to go) → ‎obíti (to go around, to bypass)
    3. to stay, to remain
      o- + ‎sedẹ́ti (to sit) → ‎obsedẹ́ti (to stay sitting)

Derived terms[edit]


Southern Ndebele[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Prefix[edit]

o-

  1. Second-person singular relative concord.

Etymology 2[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Prefix[edit]

o-

  1. Class 1 relative concord.

Etymology 3[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Prefix[edit]

o-

  1. Class 3 relative concord.

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish ō-, from Old Norse ú-, ó-, from Proto-Germanic *un-, from the Proto-Indo-European *n̥- whence also Greek α- (a-) and English un-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Prefix[edit]

o-

  1. added to adjectives to yield their opposites.
  2. added to nouns to mean lack or being without.

Derived terms[edit]


Taos[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Prefix[edit]

o-

  1. (transitive) First person singular subject + third person duoplural object.
  2. (transitive) Second person singular subject + third person singular object.

Ternate[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

o-

  1. he (proclitic)

References[edit]

  • Rika Hayami-Allen (2001). A Descriptive Study of the Language of Ternate, the Northern Moluccas, Indonesia. University of Pittsburgh.

Volapük[edit]

Prefix[edit]

o-

  1. denotes future tense in verbs and adverbs
    o- + ‎penob (I write.) → ‎openob (I will write.)
    o- + ‎adelo (today) → ‎odelo (tomorrow)

Welsh[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Prefix[edit]

o-

  1. Soft mutation of go-.

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
go- o- ngo- unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Xhosa[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Prefix[edit]

o-

  1. Second-person singular relative concord.

Etymology 2[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Prefix[edit]

o-

  1. Class 1 relative concord.

Etymology 3[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Prefix[edit]

o-

  1. Class 3 relative concord.

Zulu[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Prefix[edit]

o-

  1. Second-person singular relative concord.

Etymology 2[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Prefix[edit]

o-

  1. Class 1 relative concord.

Etymology 3[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Prefix[edit]

o-

  1. Class 2a noun prefix.

Etymology 4[edit]

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Prefix[edit]

o-

  1. Class 3 relative concord.

References[edit]