walo

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Agutaynen[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Numeral[edit]

walo

  1. (cardinal) eight

Bikol Central[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Naga Bikol) IPA(key): [wɑlo̝]

Numeral[edit]

waló

  1. (cardinal) eight

Bolinao[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Numeral[edit]

walo

  1. (cardinal) eight

Botolan Sambal[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Numeral[edit]

walo

  1. (cardinal) eight

Cebuano[edit]

Cebuano cardinal numbers
 <  7 8 9  > 
    Cardinal : walo
    Ordinal : ikawalo
    Adverbial : makawalo
    Distributive : walo-walo
    Fractional : sikawalo

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Philippine [Term?], from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *walu, from Proto-Austronesian *walu. Cognates with Tagalog walo, Hiligaynon walo, Ilocano walo, Aklanon waeo. Related to Hawaiian walu, Malagasy valo, Maori waru, Rapa Nui va'u, Tetum ualu, West Coast Bajau wau'.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /wʌlo/
  • Hyphenation: wa‧lo

Numeral[edit]

walo

  1. (cardinal) eight; 8
    Synonyms: otso

Usage notes[edit]

  • Like any other numerals, it is often used with the linker "ka" to quantify an object/object that it modifies.
    Walo ka bataEight kids
    Walo ka barkoEight ships
  • The word buok (piece; whole) is sometimes used after ka.
    Walo ka buok bataEight kids
    Walo ka buok barkoEight ships

Cuyunon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Numeral[edit]

walo

  1. (cardinal) eight

Hiligaynon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

waló

  1. (cardinal) eight

Ilocano[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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

Numeral[edit]

waló

  1. (cardinal) eight

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

walo

  1. a kind of plant whose leaves are used to refresh the head

Tagalog[edit]

Tagalog cardinal numbers
 <  7 8 9  > 
    Cardinal : walo
    Ordinal : pangwalo

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

waló (Baybayin spelling ᜏᜎᜓ)

  1. (cardinal) eight

Usage notes[edit]

  • To describe the quantity of something, the number is placed before the noun and affixed with a -ng when the word ends with a vowel, and a separate word na for a consonant.
    Isang saging, dalawang pinya
    Apat na mansanas, anim na mangga

Synonyms[edit]


Tocharian B[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Tocharian A wäl.

Noun[edit]

walo

  1. king

Waray-Waray[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Numeral[edit]

waló

  1. (cardinal) eight