lo


lo
lo1
/loh/, interj.
look! see! (frequently used in Biblical expressions; now usually used as an expression of surprise in the phrase lo and behold).
[bef. 900; ME; conflation of lo exclamation of surprise, grief, or joy, O! (OE la; see LA2) and lo, shortened form of loke (OE loca), impv. of loken to LOOK]
lo2
/loh/, adj.
an informal, simplified spelling of low1, used esp. in labeling or advertising commercial products: lo calorie.

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Universalium. 2010.

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