ulo

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Alangan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qulu, from Proto-Austronesian *quluh.

Noun[edit]

ulo

  1. (anatomy) head

Capiznon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qulu, from Proto-Austronesian *quluh.

Noun[edit]

ulo

  1. (anatomy) head

Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qulu, from Proto-Austronesian *quluh.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: u‧lo
  • IPA(key): /ˈʔulo/, [ˈʔu.l̪ɔ]

Noun[edit]

ulo

  1. (anatomy) head
  2. head (individual person)
  3. mind

Quotations[edit]

For quotations using this term, see Citations:ulo.

Chamorro[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qulu, from Proto-Austronesian *quluh.

Noun[edit]

ulo

  1. (anatomy) head

Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Back-formation from -ulo (person characterized by the quality expressed in the root).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈulo]
  • Audio:
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  • Rhymes: -ulo
  • Hyphenation: u‧lo

Noun[edit]

ulo (accusative singular ulon, plural uloj, accusative plural ulojn)

  1. (informal) A familiar term for a person, like fellow or guy in the inclusive of both sexes sense. Also see bloke, chap, or dude.
    • L. L. Zamenhof:
      Se mi ne estus jam maljuna ulo, mi tuj irus en politeknikan lernejon.
      If I weren't already an old person, I'd immediately go to a polytechnic school.
    • 2004, Sylvan Zaft, “Stupid Americans!”, in soc.culture.esperanto[1] (Usenet):
      Nun, dank' al Dio, miloj da Islamaj intelektuloj finfine protestas kontraux tiaj "religiaj uloj" kiu fifamigas la religion.
      Now, thank God, thousands of Islamic intellectuals are finally protesting against such "religious people" who smear the religion.

Fijian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Central Pacific *qulo, from Proto-Oceanic *quloc (compare Maori iro), from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *quləj (compare Chamorro ulo', Indonesian ulat, Malay ulat), from Proto-Austronesian *quləj.

Noun[edit]

ulo

  1. maggot

Higaonon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qulu, from Proto-Austronesian *quluh.

Noun[edit]

ulo

  1. (anatomy) head

Hiligaynon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qulu, from Proto-Austronesian *quluh.

Noun[edit]

ulo

  1. (anatomy) head

Ido[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

ulo

  1. something

Javanese[edit]

Noun[edit]

ulo

  1. Nonstandard spelling of ula.

Ratagnon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qulu, from Proto-Austronesian *quluh.

Noun[edit]

ulo

  1. head

Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qulu (cf. Cebuano ulo, Chamorro ulu, Ilocano ulo, Javanese ꦲꦸꦭꦸ (ulu), Malay hulu (head, handle), Maori uru (head, hair), Tausug u, Tetum uluk (formerly, before), Tiruray ulew), from Proto-Austronesian *quluh (cf. Paiwan qulu). Doublet of hulo.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: ulo
  • IPA(key): /ˈʔulo/, [ˈʔu.lo] (noun)
  • IPA(key): /ʔuˈlo/, [ʔʊˈlo] (adjective)
  • Rhymes: -ulo

Noun[edit]

ulo (Baybayin spelling ᜂᜎᜓ)

  1. (anatomy) head (part of the body containing the brain)
  2. (figurative) brains; talent; intelligence
    Synonyms: utak, talino, dunong, alam
  3. (figurative) mind; thoughts
    Synonym: utak
  4. (figurative) common sense
    Synonyms: sentido komun, likas na pagkukuro, karaniwang pagkukuro, (obsolete) magmag
    Gamitin mo nga ang ulo mo!
    Use your common sense, man!
  5. chief; boss; head (of an group, office, etc.)
    Synonyms: puno, pinuno, lider, hepe
  6. head; unit number (used in counting herd)
    Synonyms: bilang, dami
  7. principal part; either of the two ends (of a table)
    Synonym: kabesera
  8. heading; title (of a story, news, etc.)
    Synonyms: pamagat, titulo, kapsiyon, ulong pambungad
  9. top; summit (of a mountain, etc.)
    Synonyms: tuktok, tugatog, taluktok
  10. front or principal part or position; head (of a column, squad, etc.)
    Synonyms: unahan, harapan, bukana
  11. dead or living body (of a wanted criminal)
    Synonyms: buhay, katawan, bangkay
    Sinumang makahahanap sa ulo ng kriminal ay tatanggap ng ₱2,000.
    Whoever finds the criminal's body will receive ₱2,000.
  12. bulb; head (of garlic, onion, etc.)
  13. part of a plant that resembles a head (of cabbages, and other vegetables and the like)
  14. top; tip (of a thing)
    Synonyms: dulo, tuktok
    1. head or top used for striking other objects (of a hammer, axe, etc.)
    2. head or top for striking, holding, or pushing (of a pin, nail, etc.)
    3. projecting part of an object (of an arrow, egg, etc.)
      Synonym: tingi
    4. head of a boil, abscess, acne, etc. (where pus accumulates)
      Synonym: mata
  15. headboard; top side (of a bed)
    Synonym: ulunan
  16. beginning; start
    Synonyms: simula, umpisa
  17. topic; subject (of one's speech, etc.)
    Synonym: paksa
  18. source; origin
    Synonyms: mula, pinagmulan, pinanggalingan
    sa ulo ng mga nagbabagang balita
    at the source of breaking news
  19. (colloquial) cause
    Synonyms: sanhi, dahilan
  20. highest distinction of honor (as in a class)
  21. used with ng to express the superlative degree: most; best; -est
    Siya ang ulo ng yaman sa aming bayan.
    He is the richest in our town.
    Synonyms: sakdal, ubod, saksakan
  22. (slang) glans penis
    Synonym: burat
  23. (board games) main hole of a congkak board

Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]

Adjective[edit]

uló (Baybayin spelling ᜂᜎᜓ)

  1. with heads together while lying down

Waray-Waray[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qulu, from Proto-Austronesian *quluh.

Noun[edit]

ulo

  1. (anatomy) head

Wolio[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *hulaʀ, from Proto-Austronesian *Sulaʀ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ulo

  1. snake

References[edit]

  • Anceaux, Johannes C. (1987) Wolio Dictionary (Wolio-English-Indonesian) / Kamus Bahasa Wolio (Wolio-Inggeris-Indonesia), Dordrecht: Foris