The Alternative Esperanto Dictionary: ulo

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Entry definition

ulo etymology {{back-form}} pronunciation
  • /ˈulo/
noun: {{eo-head}}
  1. (informal) A familiar term for a person, like fellow or guy in the inclusive of both sexes sense. Also see bloke, chap, or dude.
    • L. L. Zamenhof: Se me ne estus jam maljuna ulo, mi tuj irus en politeknikan lernejon. If I weren't already an old person, I'd immediately go to a polytechnic school.
    Li estas bona ulo, sed iome frenezeta. He is a good chap, but a bit nuts. Kial vi ne invitas tion ulon ? Why don't you invite that fellow? Ŝi kisis ĉiujn la ulojn en la lernejo krom mi. She kissed all the guys in school except me.

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