polo

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See also: Polo, polo-, poło, pólo, póló, pôlo, and поло

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Balti پولو(polo, ball). Cognate with Tibetan པོ་ལོ (po lo), ཕོ་ལོང (pho long), སྤོ་ལོ (spo lo, ball).

Noun[edit]

polo (usually uncountable, plural polos)

  1. (uncountable) A ball game where two teams of players on horseback use long-handled mallets to propel the ball along the ground and into their opponent's goal.
  2. The ice polo, one of the ancestors of ice hockey; a similar game played on the ice, or on a prepared floor, by players wearing skates.
  3. (countable) A polo shirt.
    • 2007, February 22, “Mike Albo”, in Outfitters to Presidents, Preppies, Me[1]:
      Then on the second floor there is the creepy boy’s section, which had little headless mannequins in premium polos ($39.50), rugby shirts ($49.50) and a precocious leather pilot jacket for $148.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Spanish, an air or popular song in Andalusia.

Noun[edit]

polo

  1. A Spanish gypsy dance characterized by energetic movements of the body while the feet merely shuffle or glide, with unison singing and rhythmic clapping of hands.

Etymology 3[edit]

Unknown.

Noun[edit]

polo (plural polos)

  1. (Philippines) A dress shirt.

Further reading[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a contraction of the preposition por (for, by) + neuter singular article lo (the).

Contraction[edit]

polo n (masculine pol, feminine pola, masculine plural polos, feminine plural poles)

  1. for the, by the

Cebuano[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: po‧lo

Etymology 1[edit]

From English polo shirt.

Noun[edit]

polo

  1. a polo shirt

Etymology 2[edit]

From English polo, from Balti پولو(polo, ball).

Noun[edit]

polo

  1. a ball game where two teams of players on horseback use long-handled mallets to propel the ball along the ground and into their opponent's goal.
  2. a similar game played on the ice, or on a prepared floor, by players wearing skates

Etymology 3[edit]

Unknown.

Noun[edit]

polo

  1. a dress shirt

Czech[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Adverb[edit]

polo

  1. half

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

polo n

  1. polo (a ball game played on horseback)
    Synonym: pólo

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Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

polo

  1. polo (ball game played on horseback)
  2. polo shirt
    Synonyms: poloskjorte, polotrøje

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Esperanto[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

polo (accusative singular polon, plural poloj, accusative plural polojn)

  1. a Pole (person from Poland)

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Finnish[edit]

(index po)

Etymology[edit]

Related to and likely derived from polkea.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpolo/, [ˈpo̞lo̞]
  • Rhymes: -olo
  • Syllabification: po‧lo

Noun[edit]

polo

  1. poor (one to be pitied)
    poikapolo
    poor boy

Declension[edit]

Inflection of polo (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative polo polot
genitive polon polojen
partitive poloa poloja
illative poloon poloihin
singular plural
nominative polo polot
accusative nom. polo polot
gen. polon
genitive polon polojen
partitive poloa poloja
inessive polossa poloissa
elative polosta poloista
illative poloon poloihin
adessive pololla poloilla
ablative pololta poloilta
allative pololle poloille
essive polona poloina
translative poloksi poloiksi
instructive poloin
abessive polotta poloitta
comitative poloineen
Possessive forms of polo (type valo)
possessor singular plural
1st person poloni polomme
2nd person polosi polonne
3rd person polonsa

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Häkkinen, Kaisa (2004) Nykysuomen etymologinen sanakirja [Modern Finnish Etymological Dictionary] (in Finnish), Juva: WSOY, →ISBN

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

polo m

  1. polo (ball game played on horseback)
  2. polo shirt

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Galician[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Contraction of preposition por (through, by, for) + alternative form of the masculine singular definite article lo (the).

Pronunciation[edit]

Contraction[edit]

polo (feminine pola, masculine plural polos, feminine plural polas)

  1. through the; by the; for the
    O ladrón entrou pola ventá
    The thief entered through the window

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese, from Latin pullus.

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Noun[edit]

polo m (plural polos)

  1. chick (young bird, especially a chicken)
    • 1418, Á. Rodríguez González (ed.), Libro do Concello de Santiago (1416-1422). Santiago de Compostela: Consello da Cultura Galega, page 95:
      Iten o par dos polos et polas, seis blanquas et dous coroados.
      Item, the pair of chickens and chicks, six white coins and a crown
    Synonyms: pito, pitiño
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Etymology 3[edit]

Borrowed from Latin polus, from Ancient Greek πόλος (pólos).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

polo m (plural polos)

  1. (geography, electricity) pole

Etymology 4[edit]

Borrowed from English polo.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

polo m (plural polos)

  1. polo (ball game)
  2. polo shirt, polo

References[edit]

  • polo” in Dicionario da Real Academia Galega, Royal Galician Academy.
  • polo” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • polo” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • polo” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • polo” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • polo” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Ido[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English poleFrench pôleGerman PolItalian poloRussian по́люс (póljus)Spanish polo, from Latin polus, from Ancient Greek πόλος (pólos).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

polo (plural poli)

  1. pole (point where an axis meets the surface of a rotating body)

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Italian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Latin polus, from Ancient Greek πόλος (pólos).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

polo m (plural poli)

  1. (countable) pole (geographic, electrical or magnetic)
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Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from English polo.

Noun[edit]

polo m (plural poli)

  1. (uncountable) polo (sport)
Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ polo in Luciano Canepari, Dizionario di Pronuncia Italiana (DiPI)

Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

polō

  1. dative singular of polus
  2. ablative singular of polus

References[edit]

  • polo in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers

Latvian[edit]

Noun[edit]

polo m (invariable)

  1. polo

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Lower Sorbian[edit]

Noun[edit]

polo n (diminutive polack)

  1. Superseded spelling of pólo.

Declension[edit]


Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

Etymology[edit]

From English polo, from Balti پولو(polo, ball).

Noun[edit]

polo m (definite singular poloen, uncountable)

  1. (sports, equestrianism) polo

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

Etymology[edit]

From English polo, from Balti پولو(polo, ball).

Noun[edit]

polo m (definite singular poloen, uncountable)

  1. (sports, equestrianism) polo

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Latin polus (pole), from Ancient Greek πόλος (pólos, axis of rotation).

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

polo m (plural polos)

  1. (geography, electricity) pole (geographic, magnetic)
  2. (figuratively) extreme opposite

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from English polo, from Balti པོ་ལོ (pulu, ball).

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

polo m (plural polos)

  1. polo (ball game)
  2. polo shirt, polo

Etymology 3[edit]

From Old Portuguese, from Latin pullus, from Proto-Indo-European *polH- (animal young). Doublet of polho, which came from Spanish.

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

polo m (plural polos)

  1. eyas

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Etymology 4[edit]

From Old Portuguese polo, from por + lo.

Pronunciation[edit]

Contraction[edit]

polo m (plural polos, feminine pola, feminine plural polas)

  1. (obsolete) Contraction of por (by; through; for) + o (the)

Ramoaaina[edit]

Noun[edit]

polo

  1. liquid

Further reading[edit]

  • Robyn Davies and Lisbeth Fritzell, Duke of York Grammar Essentials (Ramoaaina) (October 1992)

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Latin polus, from Ancient Greek πόλος (pólos).

Noun[edit]

polo m (plural polos)

  1. (geography, electricity) pole
Derived terms[edit]
Related terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from English polo.

Noun[edit]

polo m (uncountable)

  1. polo (ball game)
  2. polo shirt
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Originally a trademark.

Noun[edit]

polo m (plural polos)

  1. (chiefly Spain) popsicle, ice lolly
    Synonym: paleta

Etymology 4[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

polo

  1. (Obsolete spelling of pulo) First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of polir.

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Tagalog[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

See main entry.

Noun[edit]

polo

  1. Obsolete form of pulo.

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from English polo.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: po‧lo
  • IPA(key): /ˈpolo/

Noun[edit]

polo

  1. polo (sport)
  2. polo shirt
    • 1981, Clodualdo Del Mundo, Writing for Film
      Maraming reklamo si Arni tungkol sa initiation; sisisihin pa nito si Sid dahil ito ang pumilit sa kanyang sumali sa frat. Magsusuot ng polo si Arni. Halos hindi niya maigalaw ang kanyang braso.
      Arni have a lot of complaints about the initiation; he even blamed Sid for forcing him to join the frat. Arni would wear a polo shirt. He could almost not move his arms.

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Veps[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Russian по́ло (pólo).

Noun[edit]

polo

  1. polo (sport)

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of polo
nominative sing. polo
genitive sing. polon
partitive sing. polod
partitive plur.
singular plural
nominative polo
accusative polon
genitive polon
partitive polod
essive-instructive polon
translative poloks
inessive polos
elative polospäi
illative ?
adessive polol
ablative pololpäi
allative polole
abessive polota
comitative polonke
prolative polodme
approximative I polonno
approximative II polonnoks
egressive polonnopäi
terminative I ?
terminative II pololesai
terminative III polossai
additive I ?
additive II pololepäi

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Zajceva, N. G.; Mullonen, M. I. (2007) , “поло”, in Uz’ venä-vepsläine vajehnik / Novyj russko-vepsskij slovarʹ [New Russian–Veps Dictionary], Petrozavodsk: Periodika