cou

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See also: cǒu and còu

Catalan[edit]

Verb[edit]

cou

  1. Third-person singular present indicative form of coure.
  2. Second-person singular imperative form of coure.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin collum

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cou m (plural cous)

  1. neck

Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

cou

  1. Nonstandard spelling of cǒu.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of còu.

Usage notes[edit]

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.