From Middle English lo, loo, from Old English lā (“exclamation of surprise, grief, or joy”). Conflated in Middle English with lo! (interjection), a corruption of lok!, loke! (“look!”) (as in lo we! (look we!)). Cognate with Scots lo, lu (“lo”). See also look.
- (archaic) look, see, behold (in an imperative sense).
Variant of low.
lo (not comparable)
- Informal spelling of low.
- (colloquial) hello ('lo; see hallo)