gu

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

gu

  1. Alternative spelling of gue.

Anagrams[edit]


Ambulas[edit]

Noun[edit]

gu

  1. water

References[edit]

  • Patricia R. Wilson, Ambulas Grammar (1980)

Basque[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

gu

  1. we

Dena'ina[edit]

Adverb[edit]

gu

  1. here

Determiner[edit]

gu

  1. this

Isthmus Zapotec[edit]

Noun[edit]

gu

  1. sweet potato

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

gu

  1. rōmaji reading of
  2. rōmaji reading of

Lojban[edit]

Cmavo[edit]

gu

  1. (conjunction) whether (or not)

Usage notes[edit]

  • This is a coordinating conjunction: gu ... gi ... means ... whether or not ....
  • This is a so-called "forethought connective". Its corresponding "afterthought connective" is .iju.

See also[edit]


Manambu[edit]

Noun[edit]

gu

  1. water or any other liquid (beer, wine, petrol)

References[edit]

  • Alexandra Aikhenvald, The Manambu Language of East Sepik, Papua New Guinea (2010, ISBN 019161534X)

Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

gu

  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.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Particle[edit]

gu

  1. Makes an adverb when placed in front of an adjective
    • Tha mi gu math. I am (doing) well.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Before vowels the form gu h- is used.

Preposition[edit]

gu

  1. till, until
    Fanaidh mi gu ochd uairean. - I'll wait until eight o'clock.
  2. to
    Chuir mi litir gu mo phàrantan. - I sent a letter to my parents.

Alternative forms[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

  • Before the definite article takes the form chun and is followed by the genitive instead of the dative.
    Is toil e a bhith a' dol gu partaidhean. - He likes going to parties.
    A bheil thu tighinn chun a' phartaidh? - Are you coming to the party?

Derived terms[edit]

  • The following prepositional pronouns:
Person Number Prepositional pronoun Prepositional pronoun (emphatic)
Singular 1st thugam thugamsa
2nd thugad thugadsa
3rd m thuige thuigesan
3rd f thuice thuicese
Plural 1st thugainn thugainne
2nd thugaibh thugaibhse
3rd thuca thucasan

Conjunction[edit]

gu

  1. that; used with the dependent form of a verb to introduce a subordinate clause. If the clause is negated, gu is replaced with nach.
    • Tha mi a' smaoineachadh gu bheil clann aca. - I think that they have children.