Meaning of LO in English


lo 1

/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 LA 2 ) and lo, shortened form of loke (OE loca ), impv. of loken to LOOK ]

lo 2

/loh/ , adj.

an informal, simplified spelling of low 1 , used esp. in labeling or advertising commercial products: lo calorie.

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .