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Finnish

Pronunciation

  • Hyphenation: no‧lo
  • Rhymes: -olo
  • IPA: [ˈnolo]

Adjective

nolo (stem nolo-*) (comparative nolompi, superlative noloin)

  1. embarrassed
    Hän oli kovin nolo jäätyään kiinni itse teossa.
    He was so embarrassed for having been caught in the act.
  2. awkward, embarrassing
    Se oli todella nolo tilanne.
    It was a really awkward situation.

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Italian

Noun

nolo m. (plural noli)

  1. hire, hiring, renting
    prendere a nolo (=noleggiare) - to rent; to hire
  2. hire, rental, freight

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Latin

Etymology

From ne "that not" + volo "I want".

Verb

present active nōlō, present infinitive nōlle, perfect active nōlui. (deponent)
  1. I am unwilling, to wish not, to will not, not to wish
    • T. Maccius Plautus, Stichus, or The Parasite Rebuffed
      Abire nolumus.
      We are unwilling to depart.
    Nollem.
    I would not./I could wish not.
    Nollem factum.
    I am sorry for it.
    Quod nolim.
    Which Heaven forbid.
    Non nolle.
    To have no objection. /To be willing
    Me nolente.
    Without my consent. /Against my will. (literally. with me being unwilling)
    Alere nolunt hominem edacem.
    They won't keep a greedy man.

Usage notes

Inflection

Irregular.

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