olé

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See also: ole, Ole, OLE, öle, Öle, -ole, and 'Ole

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Spanish olé.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /oʊˈleɪ/
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  • Homophone: olay

Interjection[edit]

olé

  1. An expression of excitement. Hooray!

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unknown. Often supposed to be from Arabic الله(allāh, God!), used e.g. to express surprise, excitement, etc., and/or from related والله(by God!), used as an oath or strong agreement. (Can this(+) etymology be sourced?)

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

olé

  1. an expression of encouragement and approval

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