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hallo

hal·lo (hal·loa [or] hal·loo)

hallo (halloa [or] halloo)

 
pronunciation:
h lo
parts of speech:
interjection, noun, intransitive verb, transitive verb
part of speech: interjection
definition 1: used as a greeting, esp. from a distance, or to catch someone's attention.
definition 2: used to urge hunting dogs forward in a hunt.
 
part of speech: noun
inflections: halloas, halloos, hallos
definition: a cry or call of this word.
He gave a hallo to the hounds.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: halloed, halloing, hallos
definition: to cry out to a person or animal.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition 1: to urge forward by this or other shouts.
definition 2: to call or shout to.
similar words:
call