ulo

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See also: Ülo, ülő, -ulo, and ulo'

Alangan[edit]

Noun[edit]

ulo

  1. (anatomy) head

Capiznon[edit]

Noun[edit]

ulo

  1. (anatomy) head

Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

ulo

  1. (anatomy) the head; the part of the body of an animal or human which contains the brain, mouth, and main sense organs
  2. a head; an individual person
  3. the mind; one's own thoughts

Quotations[edit]

For quotations using this term, see Citations:ulo.


Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

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-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

Ido[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

ulo

  1. something

Javanese[edit]

Noun[edit]

ulo

  1. Nonstandard spelling of ula.

Ratagnon[edit]

Noun[edit]

ulo

  1. head

Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qulu, from Proto-Austronesian *qulu, *quluh. Cognate with Paiwan qulu, Ilocano ulo, Cebuano ulo, Tiruray ulew, Malay hulu (head, handle), Javanese ulu, Chamorro ulu, Tetum uluk (formerly, before), and Maori uru (head, hair).

Pronunciation 1[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈu.lo/
  • Hyphenation: u‧lo
  • Rhymes: -ulo

Noun[edit]

ulo

  1. (anatomy) head (part of the body)
  2. talent; intelligence
    Synonyms: utak, talino, dunong
  3. mind; thoughts
  4. Synonym: utak
  5. (figuratively) common sense
    Gamitin mo nga ang ulo mo!
    Can you use your commmon sense!
  6. a single animal or individual person
  7. dead or live body (of a wanted criminal)
    Sinomang makahahanap sa ulo ng kriminal ay tatanggap ng ₱2,000.
    Whoever finds the criminal's body will receive ₱2,000.
  8. the front or principal part or position
    Synonyms: unahan, harapan
  9. end of a table
    Synonym: kabisera
  10. head or top (of a hammer, axe, etc.), used for striking other objects
  11. head or top (of a nail, pin, etc.), blunt side opposite the point
  12. the projecting part of an object (as of a arrow, egg, etc.)
  13. head (of a boil), where pus accumulates
    Synonym: mata
  14. headboard (of a bed)
  15. top, summit (of a mountain)
    Synonyms: tuktok, tugatog, taluktok
  16. leader; chief; boss
    Synonyms: puno, pinuno, lider, hepe
  17. heading; title (of a text)
    Synonyms: pamagat, titulo
  18. beginning; start
    Synonyms: simula, umpisa
  19. source; origin
    Synonyms: pinagmulan, pinanggalingan
  20. bulb of a plant
  21. the part of a plant that resembles a head
  22. topic; subject
    Synonym: paksa
  23. (colloquial) cause
    Synonyms: sanhi, dahilan
  24. (slang) the glans penis
  25. used with ng to express the superlative degree
    Siya ang ulo ng yaman sa aming bayan.
    He is the richest in our town
    .

Pronunciation 2[edit]

Adjective[edit]

uló

  1. with heads together while lying down

Derived terms[edit]


Waray-Waray[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

ulo

  1. 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.