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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ALTERNATIVE FORMS
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English - Alternative Forms

* holler (nonstandard: dialectal, especially Southern US)

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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English - Pronunciation

* (UK) IPA(key): /ˈhɒl.əʊ/ * (US) IPA(key): /ˈhɑ.loʊ/ * (Southern US, Appalachia) IPA(key): /hɑlɚ/ * Rhymes: -ɒləʊ

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English - Etymology 1

Middle English _holw_, _holh_, from Old English _hol_ (“hollow”), from Proto-Germanic _*hulaz_ (compare Dutch _hol_, German _hohl_, Danish _hul_), from Proto-Indo-European _*k̑ówHilo-_ (compare Albanian _thellë_ (“deep”), Ancient Greek _κοῖλος_ (koîlos, “hollow”), Avestan [script needed] (sūra)[script needed], Sanskrit [script needed] (kulyā, “brook, ditch”)[script needed]), from _*k̑ówH-_ (“cavity”). More at cave. ADJECTIVE HOLLOW (_comparative_ HOLLOWER, _superlative_ HOLLOWEST) * (of something solid) Having an empty space or cavity inside. _a HOLLOW tree; a HOLLOW sphere_ * (of a sound) Distant, eerie; echoing, reverberating, as if in a hollow space; dull, muffled; often low-pitched. _a HOLLOW moan_ (Can we find and add a quotation of Dryden to this entry?) * (figuratively) Without substance; having no real or significant worth; meaningless. _a HOLLOW victory_ * (figuratively) Insincere, devoid of validity; specious. _a HOLLOW promise_ * Depressed; concave; gaunt; sunken. * Shakespeare With HOLLOW eye and wrinkled brow. DERIVED TERMS * hollow leg TRANSLATIONS ADVERB HOLLOW (_not comparable_) * (colloquial) Completely, as part of the phrase beat hollow or beat all hollow.

Middle English holw, holh, from Old English hol (hollow), from Proto-Germanic *hulaz (compare Dutch hol, German hohl, Danish hul), from Proto-Indo-European *k̑ówHilo- (compare Albanian thellë (deep), Ancient Greek κοῖλος (koîlos, hollow), Avestan [script needed] (sūra)[script needed], Sanskrit [script needed] (kulyā, brook, ditch)[script needed]), from *k̑ówH- (cavity). More at cave.

Adjective

hollow (comparative hollower, superlative hollowest)

  1. (of something solid) Having an empty space or cavity inside.
    a hollow tree; a hollow sphere
  2. (of a sound) Distant, eerie; echoing, reverberating, as if in a hollow space; dull, muffled; often low-pitched.
    a hollow moan
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Dryden to this entry?)
  3. (figuratively) Without substance; having no real or significant worth; meaningless.
    a hollow victory
  4. (figuratively) Insincere, devoid of validity; specious.
    a hollow promise
  5. Depressed; concave; gaunt; sunken.
Derived terms
Translations

Adverb

hollow (not comparable)

  1. (colloquial) Completely, as part of the phrase beat hollow or beat all hollow.

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 2
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English - Etymology 2

Middle English _holow_, earlier _holgh_, from Old English _holh_ (“a hollow”)', from _hol_ (“hollow _(adj.)_”). See above. NOUN HOLLOW (_plural_ HOLLOWS) * A small valley between mountains; a low spot surrounded by elevations. * Prior Forests grew upon the barren HOLLOWS. * Tennyson I hate the dreadful HOLLOW behind the little wood. _He built himself a cabin in a HOLLOW high up in the Rockies._ * A sunken area or unfilled space in something solid; a cavity, natural or artificial. _the HOLLOW of the hand or of a tree_ * (US) A sunken area. * (figuratively) A feeling of emptiness. _a HOLLOW in the pit of one's stomach_ TRANSLATIONS VERB HOLLOW (_third-person singular simple present_ HOLLOWS, _present participle_ HOLLOWING, _simple past and past participle_ HOLLOWED) * to make a hole in something; to excavate (transitive)

Middle English holow, earlier holgh, from Old English holh (a hollow)', from hol (hollow (adj.)). See above.

Noun

hollow (plural hollows)

  1. A small valley between mountains; a low spot surrounded by elevations.
    He built himself a cabin in a hollow high up in the Rockies.
  2. A sunken area or unfilled space in something solid; a cavity, natural or artificial.
    the hollow of the hand or of a tree
  3. (US) A sunken area.
  4. (figuratively) A feeling of emptiness.
    a hollow in the pit of one's stomach
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Verb

hollow (third-person singular simple present hollows, present participle hollowing, simple past and past participle hollowed)

  1. to make a hole in something; to excavate (transitive)

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 3
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English - Etymology 3

Compare holler. VERB HOLLOW (_third-person singular simple present_ HOLLOWS, _present participle_ HOLLOWING, _simple past and past participle_ HOLLOWED) * To urge or call by shouting; to hollo. * Sir Walter Scott He has HOLLOWED the hounds. INTERJECTION HOLLOW * alternative form of _hollo_

Compare holler.

Verb

hollow (third-person singular simple present hollows, present participle hollowing, simple past and past participle hollowed)

  1. To urge or call by shouting; to hollo.

Interjection

hollow

  1. alternative form of hollo


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