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English

Etymology

A clipping of words formed from Greek ὁμο- (homo-, meaning same).

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
homo

Plural
homos

homo (homos)
  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Short form of homosexual.
  2. (uncountable) (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Homogenized milk with a high butterfat content.

Chickasaw

Verb

homo

  1. to roof

Dutch

Noun

homo m.

  1. gay, homosexual (not derogatory)

Esperanto

Etymology

Compare Catalan home, French homme, Interlingua homine, Italian uomo, Portuguese homem, Romanian om, Sardinian ómine, Spanish hombre.

Noun

homo (plural homoj, accusative singular homon, accusative plural homojn)

  1. a human being, person
  • 1933, La Sankta Biblio, (Evangelio laŭ Luko 4:4):
    Kaj Jesuo respondis al li: Estas skribite, Ne per la pano sole vivos homo.
    Then Jesus answered him, "It is written, "Man shall not live by bread alone." (Luke 4:4)

Derived terms

homaro : humanity

See also

homo


Finnish

Noun

homo (stem homo-*)

  1. gay man
  2. (rarely) any gay person

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French

Noun

homo m.

  1. gay (homosexual person, especially male)


This French entry was created from the translations listed at gay. It may be less reliable than other entries, and may be missing parts of speech or additional senses. Please also see homo in the French Wiktionary. This notice will be removed when the entry is checked. (more information) April 2008


Ido

Noun

homo (plural homi)

  1. A human being, person.

Derived terms


Latin

duo hominēs (two people)

Pronunciation

Noun

homō (genitive hominis); m, third declension

  1. a human being, a man (in the sense of human being), a person
    Homō hominī lupus est.
    Man acts like a wolf to man.
    Alere nolunt hominem edacem.
    They won't keep a greedy man.
    Homines, dum docent, discunt.
    Men learn while they teach.
  2. sir
    Tu homo adigis me ad insaniam.
    You, sir, are driving me to madness.

Inflection

Number Singular Plural
nominative homō hominēs
genitive hominis hominum
dative hominī hominibus
accusative hominem hominēs
ablative homine hominibus
vocative homō hominēs

Derived terms

Descendants


Norwegian

Etymology

Short for homofil (homophile) or homofil person (homophile person)

Adjective

homo (masculine homo; feminine homo; neuter homo; plural homo; comparative mer homo; superlative mest homo)

  1. homosexual

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Noun

homo m. (definite singular homoen; indefinite plural homoer; definite plural homoene)

  1. A male homosexual person.

Synonyms

Derived terms

Related terms

References

  • homo” in The Bokmål Dictionary / The Nynorsk DictionaryDokumentasjonsprosjektet.
  • homo” in The Ordnett Dictionary

Swedish

Noun

homo c.

  1. homosexual

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