soso

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See also: sósó, sôo, sosō, so so, and so-so

Aklanon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *susu.

Noun[edit]

soso

  1. breast

Bambara[edit]

Noun[edit]

soso

  1. mosquito

Hausa[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /sòː.sóː/
    • (Standard Kano Hausa) IPA(key): [sòː.sóː]

Noun[edit]

sṑsō m (possessed form sṑson)

  1. loofah, sponge

Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈso.zo/
  • Rhymes: -ozo
  • Hyphenation: só‧so

Adverb[edit]

soso

  1. (obsolete) Alternative form of suso

References[edit]

  • soso in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Anagrams[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

soso

  1. Rōmaji transcription of そそ

Karao[edit]

Noun[edit]

soso

  1. (anatomy) breast

Maranao[edit]

Noun[edit]

soso

  1. breast

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin īnsulsus (literally unsalted).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

soso (feminine sosa, masculine plural sosos, feminine plural sosas)

  1. dull (not exciting)
    Synonyms: aburrido, fome
    • 2021 January 2, Claudi Pérez, “Salvador Illa: el triunfo de la sobriedad”, in El País[1]:
      En una de las calles principales, que se adentra en la localidad como un río ancho y oscuro, tras dejar atrás una iglesia austera aparecen algunos comercios, una tienda de cachivaches, muy pocos jóvenes: un pueblo soso o sobrio o sereno, como el ministro, al lado de una zona boscosa ideal para dar un paseo, para buscar setas, para pensar un poco.
      In one of the main streets that flows into the place like a dark, wide river, past an austere church appear some shops, a junk shop, very few young people: a dull village, or a sober one, or serene, just like the minister, next to a woodland ideal for a walk, to find mushrooms, to think for a bit.
  2. bland, tasteless (lacking taste)
    Synonyms: insípido, desabrido

Noun[edit]

soso m (plural sosos)

  1. blandness
    • 2021 January 2, Claudi Pérez, “Salvador Illa: el triunfo de la sobriedad”, in El País[2]:
      Es el triunfo —amargo triunfo— del soso, de un tipo que ha sabido surfear una ola salvaje sin que le devore.
      It is the triumph—the bitter triumph—of a type of blandness which has managed to surf a wild wave without getting swallowed by it.

Further reading[edit]


Sranan Tongo[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: so‧so

Adjective[edit]

soso

  1. Empty, hollow, inconsequential
  2. Pure, mere, sheer, only
  3. (finance) free (no costs)
  4. Naked, bared, dehusked

Adverb[edit]

soso

  1. In vain, for nothing
  2. Only, just, nothing more, purely
    • 1783, C. L. Schumann, Neger-Englisches Worterbuch [Negro English Dictionary]‎[3]:
      Kuljara va ju no habi bunne hudu, da buba soso
      Your canoe doesn't have proper wood, it's just sapwood.

Ternate[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

soso

  1. to wash one's rear

References[edit]

  • Rika Hayami-Allen (2001) A descriptive study of the language of Ternate, the northern Moluccas, Indonesia, University of Pittsburgh