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See also HALO, and háló

English[]

Wikipedia

File:Solar-halo.jpg

A solar halo.

Etymology[]

From Latin halos from Ancient Greek ἅλως (haloos), disk of the sun or moon, ring of light around the sun or moon), (also  (threshing floor) and  (disk of a shield)), itself of unknown origin, one theory being from Persian هاله (HAALE), circle around moon seen at nights due to vapors). Used in English since 1563, sense of light around someone’s head since 1646.

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Pronunciation[]

Noun[]

Singular
Halo

Plural
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Halo ({{{1}}})

  1. (astronomy) A circular band of coloured light, visible around the sun or moon etc., caused by reflection and refraction of light by ice crystals in the atmosphere.
  2. Anything resembling this band, such as an effect caused by imperfect developing of photographs.
  3. (religion) nimbus, a luminous disc, often of gold, around or over the heads of saints, etc., in religious paintings.
  4. The metaphorical aura of glory, veneration or sentiment which surrounds an idealized entity.

Synonyms[]

  • (luminous disc around head of saints in paintings): aureole, nimbus

Derived terms[]

  • halo effect
  • halo nucleus
  • neutron halo
  • nuclear halo
  • proton halo

Translations[]



Verb[]

Infinitive
to Halo

Third person singular
es

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to Halo (third-person singular simple present es, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)

  1. (transitive) To encircle with a halo.

Translations[]

Related terms[]

  • halation

References[]

  • Template:R:Webster NCD 1967
  • Template:R:Online Etymology Dictionary

Anagrams[]

  • ahlo,
  • hola

Breton[]

Noun[]

halo m.

  1. saliva

Dutch[]

Etymology[]

From Latin halos from Ancient Greek ἅλως (haloos), disk of the sun or moon, ring of light around the sun or moon), (also  (threshing floor) and  (disk of a shield)), itself of unknown origin.

Pronunciation[]

Noun[]

Halo m. (plural ’s, diminutive otje)

  1. Halo (atmospheric phenomenon).
  2. Similar visual effect resulting from undesirable, roughly circular spots on an imperfectly developed photograph.

References[]

  • Template:Koenen

Finnish[]

Etymology 1[]

Verb[]

Halo

  1. Indicative present connegative form of halkoa.
  2. Second-person singular imperative present form of halkoa.
  3. Second-person singular imperative present connegative form of halkoa.

Etymology 2[]

Noun[]

Halo

  1. halo
Declension[]
Derived terms[]
  • haloilmiö

French[]

Etymology[]

From Latin halos from Ancient Greek ἅλως (haloos), disk of the sun or moon, ring of light around the sun or moon), (also  (threshing floor) and  (disk of a shield)), itself of unknown origin.

Pronunciation[]

Noun[]

Halo m. (plural Halos)

  1. Halo (atmospheric phenomenon)
  2. Similar visual effect resulting from undesirable, roughly circular spots on an imperfectly developed photograph.

References[]

  • Template:NPLarousse

Anagrams[]

  • ahlo,
  • hola, holà

Galician[]

Verb[]

Halo

  1. first-person singular present indicative of halar.

Indonesian[]

Interjection[]

halo

  1. hello

Latin[]

Pronunciation[]

Verb[]

present active hālō, present infinitive hālāre, perfect active hālāvī, supine hālātum.

  1. I breathe.

Inflection[]

See also[]

  • inhalo
  • exhalo

Polish[]

Pronunciation[]

Etymology 1[]

From English hallo

Interjection[]

Halo

  1. (when answering the telephone) hello

Etymology 2[]

From Ancient Greek ἅλως

Noun[]

Halo n. (undeclinable)

  1. halo (meaning 1 and 2)

Etymology 3[]

Noun[]

Halo

  1. vocative singular of hala

Spanish[]

Noun[]

Halo m. (plural halos)

Singular
Halo m.

Plural
halos m.

  1. Halo (atmospheric phenomenon)

Verb[]

Halo (infinitive halar)

  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of halar.

br:halo et:halo el:halo fa:halo fr:halo io:halo kn:halo ku:halo hu:halo ml:halo pl:halo pt:halo ru:halo fi:halo ta:halo te:halo vi:halo zh:halo

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