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avo

avo

See also: avó, avô, avo-, -avo, and AVO

English

Noun

avo (plural avos)

  1. A subdivision of currency, equal to 1/100 of a Macanese pataca.

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Esperanto

Etymology

From Latin avus (grandfather, ancestor, old man), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂éwh₂os.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈa.vo/
  • Hyphenation: a‧vo

Noun

avo (accusative singular avon, plural avoj, accusative plural avojn)

  1. grandfather
    Mia avo estas la patro de mia patro.
    My grandfather is the father of my father.
  2. (nonstandard) grandparent

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Ido

Etymology

From Esperanto avo (grandfather, grandparent), from Latin avus (grandfather, ancestor, old man), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ewh₂yos.

Noun

avo (plural avi)

  1. grandparent

Derived terms

  • avulo (grandfather)
  • avino (grandmother)
  • geavi (grandfathers and grandmothers)
  • preavo (great-grandparent)
  • preavulo (great-grandfather)
  • preavino (great-grandmother)
  • pregeavi (great-grandfathers and great-grandmothers)

Italian

Etymology

From Latin avus.

Noun

avo m (plural avi) feminine ava

  1. ancestor, forefather

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Latin

Noun

avō

  1. dative singular of avus
  2. ablative singular of avus