solo

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See also: Solo, sólo, and soļo

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • US: /sɔloʊ̯/

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Italian solo, from Latin solus, probably related to se ‎(himself).

Noun[edit]

solo ‎(plural solos)

  1. (music) A piece of music for one performer.
  2. A job or performance done by one person alone.
  3. A card game similar to whist in which each player plays against the others in turn without a partner.
  4. A single shot of espresso.
  5. (Gaelic football) An instance of soloing the football

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Adjective[edit]

solo ‎(comparative more solo, superlative most solo)

  1. Without a companion or instructor.
  2. Of, or relating to, a musical solo.

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Verb[edit]

solo ‎(third-person singular simple present soloes, present participle soloing, simple past and past participle soloed)

  1. To perform a solo.
  2. To perform something in the absence of anyone else.
  3. (Gaelic football) To drop the ball and then toe-kick it upward into the hands.

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Galician[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin solum ‎(soil, ground).

Noun[edit]

solo m ‎(plural solos)

  1. soil, ground
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Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowing from Italian solo.

Noun[edit]

solo m ‎(plural solos)

  1. solo
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Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈso.lo/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -olo
  • Hyphenation: só‧lo

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin sōlus.

Adjective[edit]

solo m ‎(feminine singular sola, masculine plural soli, feminine plural sole)

  1. alone, by oneself, unattended, unaccompanied, lonely, lone, lonesome
  2. only, single, just one, unique, sole
  3. (music) solo
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin sōlum.

Adverb[edit]

solo

  1. only, just, but, alone, merely
    solo una volta ― just once, only once
    ha solo quattro anni ― he's just four
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Conjunction[edit]

solo

  1. (followed by che) but, only
  2. (preceded and followed by se) if only
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Noun[edit]

solo m ‎(plural soli, feminine sola)

  1. the only one, the only man
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Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

solō

  1. dative singular of solum
  2. ablative singular of solum

Adjective[edit]

sōlō

  1. dative masculine singular of sōlus
  2. dative neuter singular of sōlus
  3. ablative masculine singular of sōlus
  4. ablative neuter singular of sōlus

Latvian[edit]

Noun[edit]

solo m (invariable)

  1. (music) solo

Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English solo.

Noun[edit]

solo m (plural solos)

  1. (music, Jersey) solo

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin solum ‎(soil, ground), from Proto-Indo-European *swol- ‎(sole of the foot).

Noun[edit]

solo m (plural solos)

  1. (geology) soil, ground
Quotations[edit]

For usage examples of this term, see Citations:solo.

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowing from Italian solo, from Latin sōlus ‎(alone, solitary). Cognate of .

Noun[edit]

solo m (plural solos)

  1. (music) solo
Quotations[edit]

For usage examples of this term, see Citations:solo.


Spanish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin sōlus ‎(alone, sole, only).

Adjective[edit]

solo m ‎(feminine singular sola, masculine plural solos, feminine plural solas)

  1. sole, only, unique, single
  2. lonely, lonesome
  3. alone, by oneself
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin sōlum.

Adverb[edit]

solo

  1. only, solely, just
    Solo quiero salir. ― I just want to leave.

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