ulo

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See also: Ülo, -ulo, and ülő

Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

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 me 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!, soc.culture.esperanto[1]:
      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-Oceanic (compare Maori iro), from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qulət (compare Chamorro ulo', Indonesian ulat, Malay ulat), from Proto-Austronesian.

Noun[edit]

ulo

  1. maggot

Ido[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

ulo

  1. something

Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

ulo

  1. (anatomy) head (part of the body)