gou

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See also: gōu, gǒu, and gòu

Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

gou

  1. Nonstandard spelling of gōu.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of gǒu.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of gòu.

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.

Rotuman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Oceanic *(i-)au, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *(i-)aku, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *(i-)aku, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(i-)aku, from Proto-Austronesian *(i-)aku.

Pronoun[edit]

gou

  1. I (personal pronoun)
  2. me (direct object of a verb)
  3. me (object of a preposition)
  4. me (indirect object of a verb)
  5. my (belonging to me)