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See also Appendix:Variations of "mo"

English[]

Pronunciation[]

Etymology 1[]

Abbreviation of month.

Abbreviation[]

Mo (plural mos)

  1. month

Etymology 2[]

Shortening of moment.

Noun[]

Singular
Mo

Plural
-

Mo (-)

  1. moment
    "Hang on a mo!"

Etymology 3[]

Shortening of homo, itself a short form of homosexual.

Noun[]

Singular
Mo

Plural
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Mo ({{{1}}})

  1. a homosexual

Anagrams[]

  • mo,
  • om, O.M.

Amanab[]

Noun[]

mo

  1. speech, language, word

Guadeloupean Creole[]

Etymology[]

From French mot (word)


Haitian Creole[]

Etymology[]

From French mot (word)

Noun[]

Mo

  1. word

Irish[]

Pronunciation[]

Pronoun[]

Template:Ga-pron

  1. my
  2. me (direct object pronoun before verbal noun)

Related terms[]

  • m' (form used before a vowel or lenited f)

Usage notes[]

  • Triggers lenition of a following noun:
    mo bhád -- my boat
    mo mháthair -- my mother
  • Used before the verbal noun to indicate direct object:
    ag mo bhualadh -- He is hitting me

Italian[]

Adverb[]

Mo

  1. Alternative spelling of mo'.

Japanese[]

Particle[]

mo

  1. : too, also, so

Korean[]

Noun[]

mo (hangul: )

  1. protrusion
  2. corner
  3. angle
  4. aspect

Derived terms[]

  • nemo (네모) quadrangle, rectangle, square
  • semo (세모) triangle

Related terms[]

  • moseori (모서리) corner
  • motung-i (모퉁이) corner

Lojban[]

Cmavo[]

Template:Jbo-cmavo

  1. used as the selbri, the word indicates asking for the selbri.
    do mo
    What are you? or What are you doing?
    le cukta cu mo le karce
    How are the book and the car related?

Mandarin[]

Pinyin syllable[]

Template:Cmn-alt-pinyin

  1. A transliteration of any of a number of Chinese characters properly represented as having one of four tones, , , , or .
  2. : interrogative particle; repetition of a tune small; tender
  3. : an interrogative particle
  4. , : interrogative final particle; insignificant, small, tiny

Usage notes[]

English transcriptions of Chinese speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Chinese language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.


Martinique Creole[]

Etymology[]

From French mot (word)

Noun[]

Mo

  1. word

Mauritian Creole[]

Etymology[]

From French mot (word)

Noun[]

Mo

  1. word

Norwegian[]

Etymology[]

From Old Norse mór (moor)

Noun[]

Mo

  1. moor
  2. heath

Inflection[]

NB: This section is incomplete, as there are four more meanings and different etymons. See Bokmåls- og nynorskordboka, Universitetet i Oslo.


Réunion Creole[]

Etymology[]

From French mot (word)

Noun[]

Mo

  1. word

Saint Lucian Creole[]

Etymology[]

From French mot (word)

Noun[]

Mo

  1. word

Scottish Gaelic[]

Etymology[]

Old Irish mo, mu

Pronoun[]

Mo

  1. my, mine

Usage notes[]

  • Lenites the following word.
    mo + baile = mo bhaile (my town)
  • Takes the form m' before words beginning with a vowel: m' ainm (my name).

el:mo es:mo eo:mo fr:mo fy:mo ga:mo gl:mo it:mo lt:mo nl:mo ja:mo no:mo pt:mo sg:mo sl:mo fi:mo sv:mo tr:mo vi:mo vo:mo

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