From all + one, Old English al one, all allone, Anglo-Saxon an one, alone. See all, one, lone.
(Received Pronunciation|UK) IPA|/ÉËlÉÊn/, SAMPA|/@"l@Un/
(General American|US) IPA|/ÉËloÊn/,
- By one's self; apart from, or exclusive of, others; single; solo; solitary;—applied to a person or thing.
#* I can't ask for help because I am alone. That is, “I am alone” means nobody else is near.
- Of or by itself; by themselves; without any thing more or any one else; without a sharer; only.
#* Man shall not live by bread alone. —Luke iv. 4. Here, “bread alone” means bread and nothing else.
- Unique; without peer or equal:
#* Euclid alone has looked on Beauty bare. -- Edna St. Vincent Millay
Note: The adjective alone commonly follows its noun.
Czech: sÃ¡m m, sama f
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Maltese: waÄ§du sulu
- By one's self; apart from, or exclusive of, others; solo
#: She walked home alone.