Meaning of hallo

hal•lo

Pronunciation: (hu-lō'), [key]
— interj., n., pl. v., -los, -loed, -lo•ing.
—interj.
  1. (used to call or answer someone, or to incite dogs in hunting.)
—n.
  1. the cry “hallo!”
  2. a shout of exultation.
—v.i.
  1. to call with a loud voice; shout; cry, as after hunting dogs.
—v.t.
  1. to incite or chase (something) with shouts and cries of “hallo!”
  2. to cry “hallo” to (someone).
  3. to shout (something).
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