alu

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See also: Alu, ALU, and alū

French[edit]

Noun[edit]

alu m (uncountable)

  1. (colloquial) Short for aluminium.

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay alu, from Proto-Malayic *halu, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qahəlu, *laqəlu, from Proto-Austronesian *qaSəlu.

Noun[edit]

alu

  1. pestle (instrument used with a mortar to grind things)

Latvian[edit]

Noun[edit]

alu f

  1. accusative singular form of ala
  2. instrumental singular form of ala
  3. genitive plural form of ala

alu m

  1. vocative singular form of alus
  2. accusative singular form of alus
  3. instrumental singular form of alus
  4. genitive plural form of alus

Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayic *halu, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qahəlu, *laqəlu, from Proto-Austronesian *qaSəlu.

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

alu (Jawi spelling الو)

  1. pestle (instrument used with a mortar to grind things)

Old Prussian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Balto-Slavic *alu, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂elut-.

Cognate with Common Slavic *olъ (beer) and Lithuanian alùs (beer).

Noun[edit]

alu

  1. beer

References[edit]

  • Rick Derksen (2008), Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon, Brill: Leiden-Boston, page 370

Pitjantjatjara[edit]

Noun[edit]

alu

  1. liver

Rohingya[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Bengali.

Noun[edit]

alu

  1. potato

Samoan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *alu

Verb[edit]

alu

  1. To go

Tongan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *alu

Verb[edit]

alu

  1. to go