cu

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Aromanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin cum. Compare Daco-Romanian cu.

Preposition[edit]

cu

  1. with

Catalan[edit]

Noun[edit]

cu f (plural cus)

  1. The Latin letter Q (lowercase q).

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese cuu, from Latin culus (ass)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cu m (plural cus)

  1. (vulgar, slang, anatomy) ass, arse, booty, rear, behind, butt, buttocks
  2. (vulgar, slang, anatomy) anus

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]


Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Rhymes: -u

Noun[edit]

cu m, f (invariable)

  1. the name of the letter Q (reflecting its pronunciation)

Lojban[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Cmavo[edit]

cu

  1. Indicates that the next word or phrase functions as a selbri.

Usage notes[edit]

  • cu can be necessary because any two gismu or lujvo (as well as the cmavo mo), when placed directly in sequence, form a tanru, a phrase with a single meaning. Thus, cu may be necessary to divide the selbri from certain preceding words. When the word immediately preceding the selbri cannot be part of a tanru, such as a pro-sumti or a cmevla, cu can be omitted. For instance, the statement, ".i lo prenu cu melbi" requires the use of cu, but ".i do melbi", ".i la .meilis. melbi", and ".i melbi" do not. cu can likewise be omitted when there is no word preceding the selbri; i.e., the selbri is the first word of the utterance. However, the inclusion of cu before a selbri is never incorrect, even when unnecessary.
  • The use of cu allows for elision of many types of grammatical terminators, specifically those that terminate elements that cannot contain a selbri. For instance, using cu makes it unnecessary to use ku, which marks the end of a sumti, because a sumti must always end where the selbri begins.

Lower Sorbian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

cu

  1. first-person singular present of kśěś

Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

cu

  1. Nonstandard spelling of .
  2. Nonstandard spelling of .
  3. Nonstandard spelling of .
  4. Nonstandard spelling of .

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.

Neapolitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin cum.

Preposition[edit]

cu

  1. with

Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *kūz, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷōus. Compare Old Frisian , Old Saxon , Old High German and Old Dutch kuo, Old Norse kýr.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

 f

  1. cow
    An cu wearþ gebroht to ðam temple.
    A cow was brought to the temple.

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese cuu, from Latin culus, from Proto-Indo-European *kuH-l-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cu m (plural cus)

  1. (Brazil, vulgar) anus
  2. (Portugal, vulgar) ass, arse, butt

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin cum.

Preposition[edit]

cu (+accusative)

  1. with
    Vreau vin cu tine. ― I want to come with you.

Romansch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan) che
  • (Sutsilvan) ca
  • (Surmiran) tgi
  • (Vallader) co

Etymology[edit]

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Conjunction[edit]

cu

  1. (Puter) than

Sicilian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin cum.

Preposition[edit]

cu

  1. with

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin quis.

Adverb[edit]

cu

  1. who, whom
Derived terms[edit]

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Rhymes: -u

Noun[edit]

cu f (plural cúes)

  1. Name of the letter q.

Tarantino[edit]

Preposition[edit]

cu

  1. with

Vietnamese[edit]

Vietnamese Wikipedia has an article on:

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cu

  1. dove

Noun[edit]

cu

  1. (anatomy) penis, cock, prick