ole

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

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Spanish olé

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /oʊˈleɪ/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -eɪ

Interjection[edit]

ole

  1. An interjection used to stir up excitement.
    • 1979, The Boomtown Rats (lyrics and music), “Nothing Happened Today”, in The Fine Art of Surfacing:
      Harry Hooper living in No. 10 / He bought a toupee and glued it to his head / "It looks very natural" everybody said / But then his wife said "Toupee, isn't that a French word?" / And Harry said "Ole!" / She said "That's a Spanish word." / And he said "O.K., can't tell the difference these days."

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ole (not comparable)

  1. Pronunciation spelling of old.
    D'you see the ole guy sitting over there?
Derived terms[edit]

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Chavacano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish oler (to smell).

Verb[edit]

olé

  1. to smell

Estonian[edit]

Verb[edit]

ole

  1. present indicative connegative of olema
  2. second-person singular imperative of olema

Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈoleˣ/, [ˈo̞le̞(ʔ)]
  • Rhymes: -ole
  • Syllabification(key): o‧le

Verb[edit]

ole

  1. inflection of olla:
    1. present active indicative connegative
    2. second-person singular imperative
    3. second-person singular imperative connegative

Anagrams[edit]


Friulian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ōlla.

Noun[edit]

ole f (plural olis)

  1. earthen jar
  2. cooking pot

Laboya[edit]

Noun[edit]

ole

  1. friend
    Synonym: oda

References[edit]

  • Rina, A. Dj.; Kabba, John Lado B. (2011), “ole”, in Kamus Bahasa Lamboya, Kabupaten Sumba Bakat [Dictionary of Lamboya Language, West Sumba Regency], Waikabubak: Dinas Kebudayaan dan Pariwisata, Kabupaten Sumba Bakat, page 75

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

olē

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of oleō

Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

ole (plural oles)

  1. Alternative form of hole (hole)

Etymology 2[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ole

  1. Alternative form of hole (healthy, whole)

Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

ole (uncountable)

  1. Alternative form of oile (oil)

Etymology 4[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ole

  1. Alternative form of olde (old)

Northern Sami[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Kautokeino) IPA(key): /ˈole/

Verb[edit]

olẹ

  1. inflection of ollit:
    1. present indicative connegative
    2. second-person singular imperative
    3. imperative connegative

Papiamentu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish oler.

Verb[edit]

ole

  1. to smell

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unadapted borrowing from Spanish ole.

Interjection[edit]

ole

ole


Volapük[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

ole

  1. (dative singular of ol) to you (where the "you" is singular)

Yoruba[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

olè

  1. thief
    Synonyms: jàgùdà, ọlọ́sà
Derived terms[edit]
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Etymology 2[edit]

Igi òlé

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

òlé

  1. (Ekiti) the tree Canarium schweinfurthii
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