zo

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See also: Zo, zo-, זו‎, źo, , žo, , and zó-

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

zo (plural zos)

  1. Alternative spelling of dzo

Anagrams[edit]


Atayal[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Japanese ().

Noun[edit]

zo

  1. elephant

References[edit]


Cimbrian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from both Proto-Germanic *ta and *tō. Cognate with German zu; see there for more.

Preposition[edit]

zo (Luserna)

  1. to
  2. regarding

References[edit]


Dutch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch , from Old Dutch , from Proto-West Germanic *swā, from a merger of Proto-Germanic *swa and *swē.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /zoː/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: zo
  • Rhymes: -oː

Adverb[edit]

zo

  1. so, thus, like that/this
    Is het zo goed, of wil je nog meer?
    Is it good like this, or do you want more?
  2. so, that, to such an extent
    Het is hier zo koud dat ik sta te beven.
    It is so cold here that I'm standing here shaking.
    Echt? Zo koud is het niet, hoor.
    Really? It's not that cold.
  3. (zo ... als) as .. as
    zo groot als een huis
    as big as a house
  4. soon, right away
    Ik zal je zo komen helpen, ik ben nu even bezig.
    I will come and help you soon, I'm busy right now.

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: so
  • Javindo: so
  • Jersey Dutch:
  • Negerhollands: soo, so, sa
  • Petjo: so, soo, zo, zoo
  • Skepi Creole Dutch: so

Conjunction[edit]

zo

  1. (formal) if
    Heeft u bezwaren? Zo ja, gelieve te verduidelijken.
    Do you have any objections? If so, please elaborate.

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: so
  • Negerhollands: soo, so

Esperanto[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

zo (accusative singular zo-on, plural zo-oj, accusative plural zo-ojn)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter Z.

See also[edit]


Haitian Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French os (bones). In French, the plural form os is commonly preceded by a determiner- such as aux, les or mes- whose final s or x is pronounced /z/ before vowels (and is otherwise silent). As a result, os was reanalyzed in Haitian Creole as beginning with /z/.

Noun[edit]

zo

  1. bone

Descendants[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

zo

  1. Rōmaji transcription of
  2. Rōmaji transcription of

Louisiana Creole French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

zo

  1. Alternative form of vouzòt

Nupe[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

zo

  1. to finish; to end
    Synonym: wòla
    Nuwan á zo kpáátá.The water has completely finished.
  2. to complete; to accomplish

Rohingya[edit]

Verb[edit]

zo

  1. to go

Slovak[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

zo

  1. from

Usage notes[edit]

  • Followed by the genitive case.
  • The standard form is z. The zo form is used before words starting with the letters z, ž, s, š and certain consonant clusters.

Further reading[edit]

  • zo in Slovak dictionaries at slovnik.juls.savba.sk

Torres Strait Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English jaw.

Noun[edit]

zo

  1. chin

Xhosa[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

-zo

  1. Combining stem of zona.

Yola[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English so, from Old English swā, from Proto-West Germanic *swā.

Adverb[edit]

zo

  1. so

References[edit]

  • Jacob Poole (1867), William Barnes, editor, A Glossary, With some Pieces of Verse, of the old Dialect of the English Colony in the Baronies of Forth and Bargy, County of Wexford, Ireland, London: J. Russell Smith, page 82

Zulu[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

-zo

  1. Combining stem of zona.