salvo

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin salvo, ablative of salvus, the past participle of salvāre ‎(to save, to reserve), either from salvo jure literally 'the right being reserved', or from salvo errore et omissone 'reserving error and omission'.

Noun[edit]

salvo ‎(plural salvos)

  1. An exception; a reservation; an excuse.
    They admit many salvos, cautions, and reservations. --Eikon Basilike.
    2006 MetaFilter community weblog Britannica's issued a salvo against Nature's famous "Wikipedia and the EB are comparably error-strewn" analysis.
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Etymology 2[edit]

A 1719 alteration of salva (1591) "simultaneous discharge of guns," from Latin salva ‎(salute, volley) (compare salve, also from Italian), from Latin salve ‎(hail), imperative of salvere: "be in good health!," the usual Roman greeting, regarded as imperative of salvere "to be in good health,"

Noun[edit]

salvo ‎(plural salvos)

  1. (military) A concentrated fire from pieces of artillery, as in endeavoring to make a break in a fortification; a volley.
  2. By extension, any volley, as in an argument or debate.
    • 2011 October 1, Phil Dawkes, “Sunderland 2 - 2 West Brom”, BBC Sport:
      It was an impressive opening salvo from the Baggies, especially for a side that have made a poor beginning to what has been an admittedly tough start to their campaign.
  3. A salute paid by a simultaneous, or nearly simultaneous, firing of a number of cannon.
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Verb[edit]

salvo ‎(third-person singular simple present salvos, present participle salvoing, simple past and past participle salvoed)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) To discharge weapons in a salvo.

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Catalan[edit]

Verb[edit]

salvo

  1. first-person singular present indicative form of salvar

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin, see above

Noun[edit]

salvo n ‎(plural salvo's, diminutive salvootje n)

  1. salvo, series of shots
  2. salvo, reservation

Ido[edit]

Noun[edit]

salvo (plural salvi)

  1. rescue
  2. salvation

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin salvus.[1] Cognate to French sauf.

Adjective[edit]

salvo m ‎(feminine singular salva, masculine plural salvi, feminine plural salve)

  1. safe, out of danger, saved, secure from
  2. safe, whole, intact, undamaged

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Noun[edit]

salvo m ‎(plural salvi)

  1. (proceeded by in) safe, in a safe place, to safety

Preposition[edit]

salvo

  1. except, but, save

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Conjunction[edit]

salvo che

  1. except that; save that, unless, if.. not

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Verb[edit]

salvo

  1. first-person singular present indicative of salvare

References[edit]

  1. ^ Angelo Prati, "Vocabolario Etimologico Italiano", Torino, 1951

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From salvus ‎(safe).

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Verb[edit]

salvō ‎(present infinitive salvāre, perfect active salvāvī, supine salvātum); first conjugation

  1. (Late Latin) I save (make safe or healthy)
    • Augustinus
      Non enim amat Deus damnare sed salvare.
      God does not love to condemn, but to save.

Usage notes[edit]

This term is not found in Classical Latin, which uses servo instead.

Inflection[edit]

   Conjugation of salvo (first conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present salvō salvās salvat salvāmus salvātis salvant
imperfect salvābam salvābās salvābat salvābāmus salvābātis salvābant
future salvābō salvābis salvābit salvābimus salvābitis salvābunt
perfect salvāvī salvāvistī salvāvit salvāvimus salvāvistis salvāvērunt, salvāvēre
pluperfect salvāveram salvāverās salvāverat salvāverāmus salvāverātis salvāverant
future perfect salvāverō salvāveris salvāverit salvāverimus salvāveritis salvāverint
passive present salvor salvāris, salvāre salvātur salvāmur salvāminī salvantur
imperfect salvābar salvābāris, salvābāre salvābātur salvābāmur salvābāminī salvābantur
future salvābor salvāberis, salvābere salvābitur salvābimur salvābiminī salvābuntur
perfect salvātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect salvātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect salvātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present salvem salvēs salvet salvēmus salvētis salvent
imperfect salvārem salvārēs salvāret salvārēmus salvārētis salvārent
perfect salvāverim salvāverīs salvāverit salvāverīmus salvāverītis salvāverint
pluperfect salvāvissem salvāvissēs salvāvisset salvāvissēmus salvāvissētis salvāvissent
passive present salver salvēris, salvēre salvētur salvēmur salvēminī salventur
imperfect salvārer salvārēris, salvārēre salvārētur salvārēmur salvārēminī salvārentur
perfect salvātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect salvātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present salvā salvāte
future salvātō salvātō salvātōte salvantō
passive present salvāre salvāminī
future salvātor salvātor salvantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives salvāre salvāvisse salvātūrus esse salvārī salvātus esse salvātum īrī
participles salvāns salvātūrus salvātus salvandus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
salvāre salvandī salvandō salvandum salvātum salvātū

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • salvo” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • save in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

salvo

  1. First-person singular (eu) present indicative of salvar

Spanish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

salvo m ‎(feminine singular salva, masculine plural salvos, feminine plural salvas)

  1. safe

Adverb[edit]

salvo

  1. except, apart from

Related terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

salvo

  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of salvar.