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Webster 1913 Edition


Leo


Le′o

(lē′ō)
,
Noun.
[L. See
Lion
.]
(Astron.)
1.
The Lion, the fifth sign of the zodiac, marked thus [♌] in almanacs.
2.
A northern constellation east of Cancer, containing the bright star Regulus at the end of the handle of the Sickle.
Leo Minor
,
a small constellation between Leo and the Great Bear.

Webster 1828 Edition


Leo

LE'O

,
Noun.
[L.] The Lion, the fifth sign of the zodiac.

Definition 2022


Leo

Leo

See also: leo, LEO, Léo, lẹo, le'o, -leo, and Lêô

Translingual

Wikispecies

Etymology

From Latin leo (lion)

Proper noun

Leo m

  1. (archaic) A taxonomic genus within the family Felidae – now included in Panthera.

English

Signs of the Zodiac
Cancer Virgo
English Wikipedia has an article about Leo.
The constellation Leo

Proper noun

Leo (symbol )

  1. A male given name, borne by numerous saints and 13 popes.
  2. (astronomy): A constellation of the zodiac, shaped approximately like a lion and containing the bright star Regulus.
  3. (astrology): The zodiac sign for the Lion, ruled by the Sun and covering July 23 - August 22 (tropical astrology) or August 16 - September 15 (sidereal astrology).

Quotations

  • 1953 L. P. Hartley, The Go-Between, Hamish Hamilton, 1974, page 49-50
    "Yes. You see, I was born under the sign of Leo, though it's not my real name."
    "What is your real name?"
    I saw Marcus looking at me, but I couldn't refuse to tell her.
    "It's Lionel. But don't tell anyone."
    "Why not?"
    "Because it's rather a fancy name."

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Noun

Leo (plural Leos)

  1. Someone with a Leo star sign

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Danish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /leːo/, [ˈleːʊ]

Proper noun

Leo

  1. A male given name, cognate to Leo.

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Faroese

Proper noun

Leo m

  1. A male given name

Usage notes

Patronymics

  • son of Leo: Leosson
  • daughter of Leo: Leosdóttir

Declension

Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Leo
Accusative Leo
Dative Leo
Genitive Leos

Finnish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈleo/
  • Hyphenation: Le‧o

Proper noun

Leo

  1. A male given name, cognate to English Leo.

Declension

Inflection of Leo (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative Leo Leot
genitive Leon Leojen
partitive Leoa Leoja
illative Leoon Leoihin
singular plural
nominative Leo Leot
accusative nom. Leo Leot
gen. Leon
genitive Leon Leojen
partitive Leoa Leoja
inessive Leossa Leoissa
elative Leosta Leoista
illative Leoon Leoihin
adessive Leolla Leoilla
ablative Leolta Leoilta
allative Leolle Leoille
essive Leona Leoina
translative Leoksi Leoiksi
instructive Leoin
abessive Leotta Leoitta
comitative Leoineen

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German

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈleːo]
  • Hyphenation: Le‧o

Proper noun

Leo

  1. A male given name, cognate to Leo.

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Norwegian

Proper noun

Leo

  1. A male given name, cognate to Leo. Variant: Leon.

Portuguese

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

Borrowing from Latin leo (lion).

Alternative forms

Proper noun

Leo m

  1. (astronomy) Leo (constellation)

Etymology 2

Proper noun

Leo m

  1. pet form of Leonardo

Slovak

Proper noun

Leo m

  1. A pet form of the male given names Leonard and Leopold.

Spanish

Proper noun

Leo m

  1. Leo, the constellation.

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Swedish

Proper noun

Leo

  1. A male given name, cognate to Leo.

leo

leo

See also: Leo, LEO, Léo, lẹo, le'o, -leo, and Lêô

Galician

Verb

leo

  1. first-person singular present indicative of ler

Hawaiian

Noun

leo

  1. voice

Irish

Alternative forms

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /lʲoː/
  • (Galway) IPA(key): /lʲoːbˠ/ (corresponding to the spelling leob)

Pronoun

leo (emphatic leosan)

  1. third-person plural of le: with them, to them

References

  • Franz Nikolaus Finck, 1899, Die araner mundart, Marburg: Elwert’sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, vol. I, 196.
  • Tomás de Bhaldraithe, 1977, Gaeilge Chois Fhairrge: An Deilbhíocht, 2nd edition, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, section 308.

Latin

leō (a lion)

Etymology

From Ancient Greek λέων (léōn)

Pronunciation

Noun

leō m (genitive leōnis); third declension

  1. lion
  2. lion's skin
  3. (astronomy) the constellation Leo
  4. (figuratively) lionheart; a courageous person
  5. a kind of crab
  6. a kind of plant

Inflection

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative leō leōnēs
genitive leōnis leōnum
dative leōnī leōnibus
accusative leōnem leōnēs
ablative leōne leōnibus
vocative leō leōnēs

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Spanish

Verb

leo

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

Swahili

Adverb

leo

  1. today

Vietnamese

Pronunciation

Adjective

leo

  1. climbing

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