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Up to date as of January 15, 2010

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English

Noun

Singular
fo

Plural
fos

fo (plural fos)

  1. (paper, printing) Abbreviation of folio, page and book size (10"-12.5" x 15"-20").

Synonyms

  • (page and book size): f
  • (book size): F

Anagrams


Ewe

Pronunciation

Noun

fo

  1. brother (older brother)
  2. cousin (older male cousin)

Verb

fo

  1. to peel (remove skin)

Lojban

Cmavo

fo

  1. indicates that the following word or phrase is the x4 sumti

Related terms


Mandarin

Pinyin syllable

fo

  1. A transliteration of any of a number of Chinese characters properly represented as having either of two tones, or .

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.


Manx

Etymology

From Old Irish fo < Proto-Celtic *wo < Proto-Indo-European *(s)upo (under, up from under).

Preposition

fo

  1. under
  2. below

Inflection

Singular Plural
Person 1st 2nd 3rd m. 3rd f. 1st 2nd 3rd
Normal foym foyd fo foee foin feue foue
Emphatic foyms foyds fosyn foeeish foinyn feueish fouesyn

Pronoun

fo

  1. 3rd person singular of fo.
    under him/it

Derived terms

  • fosyn (emphatic)

Old Irish

Etymology

From Proto-Celtic *wo < Proto-Indo-European *(s)upo (under, up from under).

Preposition

fo

  1. under
  2. beneath
  3. towards
  4. through
  5. throughout

Descendants

  • Irish: faoi
  • Manx: fo
  • Scottish Gaelic: fo

Scottish Gaelic

Preposition

fo

  1. under, below, beneath

Antonyms

Usage notes

Derived terms

  • The following prepositional pronouns:
Combining

pronoun

Prepositional

pronoun

Prepositional

pronoun (emphatic)

mi fodham fodhamsa
tu fodhad fodhadsa
e fodha fodhasan
i foidhpe foidhpese
sinn fodhainn fodhainne
sibh fodhaibh fodhaibhse
iad fodhpa fodhpasan

Volapük

Preposition

fo

  1. in front of; before (place)

Welsh

Pronunciation

Pronoun

fo

  1. he, him.

Usage notes

Fo is used in north Wales and a variant of o. The choice between o and fo is dependent on grammatical and euphonic considerations. The forms e and fe are used in the south.








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