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Leo

Noun

1 (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Leo [syn: Lion]
2 a zodiacal constellation in northern hemisphere between Cancer and Virgo
3 the fifth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about July 23 to August 22 [syn: Leo the Lion, Lion]

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Etymology

Latin leo "lion".

Pronunciation

  • italbrac RP /ˈliːəʊ/
  • italbrac US /ˈliːoʊ/
  • Rhymes with: -iəʊ

Symbol

Proper noun

  1. A given name, borne by numerous saints and 13 popes.
  2. : One of the twelve constellations of the zodiac, shaped approximately like a lion and containing the bright star Regulus.
  3. : The zodiac sign for the Lion, covering July 23–August 22.

Translations

male given name
  • Dutch: Leo
  • Finnish: Leo
  • French: Léon, Léo
  • German: Leo
  • Italian: Leone, Leo
  • Maltese: Ljun
  • Norwegian: Leo
  • Russian: Лев (Lev)
  • Slovene: Lev
  • Swedish: Leo
constellation
  • Chinese: 狮子座 (shīzi zuò)
  • Danish: Løven
  • Dutch: Leo
  • Finnish: Leijona, Jalopeura
  • French: Lion
  • German: Löwe
  • Hebrew: אריה (aríh)
  • Hungarian: Oroszlán
  • Ido: Leono
  • Indonesian: Leo
  • Italian: Leone
  • Japanese: しし座 (shishiza)
  • Latin: Leo
  • Maltese: Leo
  • Polish: Lew
  • Portuguese: Leão, Leo
  • Russian: Лев (Lev)
  • Scottish Gaelic: Leòmhann
  • Slovene: Lev
  • Spanish: Leo, León
  • Swedish: Lejonet
  • Thai: (glòom daao sĭng dtoh)
  • Vietnamese: Sư Tử
astrological sign

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Danish

Proper noun

  1. A given name, cognate to Leo.

Related terms

Finnish

Proper noun

  1. A given name, cognate to Leo.

German

Proper noun

  1. A given name, cognate to Leo.

Related terms

Norwegian

Proper noun

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

Spanish

Proper noun

  1. Leo, the constellation.

Synonyms

Swedish

Proper noun

  1. A given name, cognate to Leo.

Extensive Definition

Leo is the Latin word for Lion. Leo is Kiswahili for today. It might also refer to:

People

Popes

Fictional characters

Places

Leo in Bulgarian: Лъв (пояснение)
Leo in German: Leo
Leo in French: Léo
Leo in Italian: LEO
Leo in Hebrew: לאו
Leo in Luxembourgish: Leo
Leo in Hungarian: Leó
Leo in Dutch: Leo
Leo in Slovak: Leo
Leo in Finnish: Leo
Leo in Contenese: Leo
Leo in Chinese: 利奧
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