fo'c'sle vs forecastle what difference

what is difference between fo'c'sle and forecastle

English

Etymology 1

Clipping of folio

Noun

fo (plural fos)

  1. (paper, printing) Abbreviation of folio., page and book size (10″-12.5″ x 15″-20″).
Synonyms
  • (page and book size): f
  • (book size): F

Etymology 2

Preposition

fo

  1. (informal) Alternative spelling of fo’

Anagrams

  • OF, OF., Of-, of

Asaro’o

Noun

fo

  1. (Molet Kasu, Molet Mur) water

Alternative forms

  • po (Asaro’o)

References

  • John Carter, Katie Carter, John Grummitt, Bonnie MacKenzie, Janell Masters, A Sociolinguistic Survey of the Mur Village Vernaculars, 2012, page 50

Beneraf

Noun

fo

  1. water

Further reading

  • Cornelis L. Voorhoeve, Languages of Irian Jaya Checklist (1975, Canberra: Pacific Linguistics), page 107

Berik

Noun

fo

  1. water

Further reading

  • Cornelis L. Voorhoeve, Languages of Irian Jaya Checklist (1975, Canberra: Pacific Linguistics), page 107

Bislama

Etymology

From English four.

Numeral

fo

  1. four

Chinese

Etymology

Borrowed from English follow.

Pronunciation

Verb

fo

  1. (Internet, Internet slang) to follow (subscribe to see content from an account on a social media platform)

Synonyms

  • 關注关注 (guānzhù)

Dineor

Noun

fo

  1. water

Further reading

  • Cornelis L. Voorhoeve, Languages of Irian Jaya Checklist (1975, Canberra: Pacific Linguistics), page 107

Esperanto

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /fo/
  • Hyphenation: fo

Noun

fo (accusative singular fo-on, plural fo-oj, accusative plural fo-ojn)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter F.

See also

  • (Latin-script letter names) litero; a, bo, co, ĉo, do, e, fo, go, ĝo, ho, ĥo, i, jo, ĵo, ko, lo, mo, no, o, po, ro, so, ŝo, to, u, ŭo, vo, zo

Ewe

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [fəʊ]

Noun

fo

  1. brother (older brother)
  2. cousin (older male cousin)

Verb

fo

  1. to peel (remove skin)

Fanagalo

Etymology

Borrowed from English four.

Numeral

fo

  1. four

Italian

Verb

fo

  1. (literary or regional) first-person singular present indicative of fare
    Synonym: faccio

Usage notes

fo is an alternative form (with respect to faccio) for the present indicative of the first person. Its usage is mainly literary and archaic but is still used in some regional forms of Italian.

References


Itik

Noun

fo

  1. water

Further reading

  • Cornelis L. Voorhoeve, Languages of Irian Jaya Checklist (1975, Canberra: Pacific Linguistics), page 107

Japanese

Romanization

fo

  1. Rōmaji transcription of ふぉ
  2. Rōmaji transcription of フォ

Mambwe-Lungu

Noun

fo

  1. water

Further reading

  • Cornelis L. Voorhoeve, Languages of Irian Jaya Checklist (1975, Canberra: Pacific Linguistics), page 107

Mandarin

Romanization

fo

  1. Nonstandard spelling of .

Usage notes

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

Manx

Etymology

From Old Irish fo, from Proto-Celtic *uɸo, from Proto-Indo-European *upo (under, up from under).

Preposition

fo

  1. under
  2. below

Inflection

Pronoun

fo

  1. third-person singular masculine of fo
    under him/it

Derived terms

  • fosyn (emphatic)

Middle English

Etymology 1

From the oblique stem of Old English ġefāh; equivalent to y- +‎ fo (adjective), ultimately from Proto-West Germanic *faih.

Alternative forms

  • (Early ME) ifa, iva, ȝefo
  • (Northern ME) fa, faa
  • foa, ifoa, foo, foe, ffoo, ffo, vo, yvo, yfoh, y-vo

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /fɔː/, /iˈfɔː/, /əˈfɔː/
  • Rhymes: -ɔː

Noun

fo (plural fon or fos)

  1. A foe, enemy or opponent:
    1. An enemy of the true religion.
    2. A enemy combatant or armed force.
    3. (Christianity) Satan; the enemy of mankind.
  2. A harmful or ruinous force; that which causes terror.
Descendants
  • English: foe
  • Scots: fae
References
  • “fō, n.”, in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007, retrieved 2018-05-27.
  • “ifō, n.”, in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007, retrieved 2018-05-27.

Italic text

Etymology 2

From Old English , a form of fāh, from Proto-Germanic *faihaz.

Alternative forms

  • (Early ME) fa
  • foo

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /fɔː/
  • Rhymes: -ɔː

Adjective

fo

  1. (rare) combative, opposed, inimical
  2. (rare) dangerous, foreboding
Derived terms
  • foman
Descendants
  • English: foe (obsolete as an adjective)
References
  • “fō, adj.”, in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007, retrieved 2018-05-27.

Adverb

fo

  1. (rare) In a way showing unfriendliness or opposition.
Descendants
  • English: foe (obsolete as an adverb)
References
  • “fō, adv.”, in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007, retrieved 2018-05-27.

Murui Huitoto

Adverb

fo

  1. Alternative spelling of foo

References

  • Shirley Burtch (1983) Diccionario Huitoto Murui (Tomo I) (Linguistica Peruana No. 20)‎[1] (in Spanish), Yarinacocha, Peru: Instituto Lingüístico de Verano, page 91

Norman

Etymology

From Old French fol, from Latin follis.

Pronunciation

Noun

fo m (plural fos)

  1. (Jersey) madman

Old Irish

Alternative forms

  • fu,

Etymology

From Proto-Celtic *uɸo, from Proto-Indo-European *upo (under, up from under).

Preposition

fo (with accusative or dative)

  1. under, beneath
    • c. 800–825, Diarmait, Milan Glosses on the Psalms, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1987, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. I, pp. 7–483, Ml. 109d5
  2. to, towards
    • c. 850-875, Turin Glosses and Scholia on St. Mark, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1987, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. I, pp. 484–94, Tur. 110c
  3. through, throughout
  4. in the capacity of
    • c. 800–825, Diarmait, Milan Glosses on the Psalms, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1987, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. I, pp. 7–483, Ml. 20b13
      [In other words, irascemini is here a question, not a statement. The Latin verb is actually in the future tense, but the Old Irish gloss of it is in the present tense.]

Inflection

*Late forms

Combinations with a definite article:

  • fon, fun (under the (accusative m/f sg))
  • fua (under the (accusative n sg))
  • fon(d), fun(d) (under the (dative sg))
  • fonna (under the (accusative pl))

Combinations with a possessive determiner:

  • fom (under my)
  • fot (under your sg)
  • foa, fua, (under his/her/its/their)
  • fóar (under our)

Combinations with a relative pronoun:

  • foa·, fua· fo· (under which/whom)

Derived terms

  • fu acis

Related terms

  • fo-

Descendants

  • Irish: faoi
  • Manx: fo
  • Scottish Gaelic: fo

Further reading

  • Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors (2019), “fo, fa, fá”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language
  • Thurneysen, Rudolf (1940, reprinted 2003)D. A. Binchy and Osborn Bergin, transl., A Grammar of Old Irish, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, →ISBN, pages 276, 511–13

Scottish Gaelic

Etymology

From Old Irish fo. Cognates include Irish faoi and Manx fo.

Preposition

fo (+ dative, triggers lenition)

  1. under, below, beneath
  2. under the influence of

Inflection

Antonyms

  • (below): os cionn

Sranan Tongo

Etymology

From English four.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /fo/

Numeral

fo

  1. four

Venetian

Verb

fo

  1. first-person singular present indicative of far

Volapük

Preposition

fo

  1. in front of; before (place)

Antonyms

  • po

Welsh

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /voː/

Etymology 1

Reduction of efô, emphatic form of ef (he (literary)).

Pronoun

fo

  1. he, him.

Usage notes

Fo is used in north Wales and a variant of o. The choice between o and fo is dependent on grammatical and euphonic considerations. The forms e and fe are used in the south.

Etymology 2

Verb

fo

  1. Soft mutation of bo.

Mutation


English

Alternative forms

  • fo’castle (single contraction)
  • fo’c’stle, fo’c’sle (double contraction)
  • fo’c’s’le (triple contraction)

Etymology

From Middle English forecastel, forcastel, (whence also Anglo-French forechasteil), equivalent to fore- +‎ castle. Compare Dutch voorkasteel.

Pronunciation

  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈfoʊksəl/

Noun

forecastle (plural forecastles)

  1. (nautical) A raised part of the upper deck at the front of a ship.
  2. (nautical) Crew’s quarters located at the forward part of a ship.

Coordinate terms

  • aftcastle

Translations

Derived terms

  • monkey forecastle

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