hiu

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See also: hi'u and hiʻu

Hawaiian[edit]

Verb[edit]

hiu

  1. to fling

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay hiu, from Proto-Malayic *hiu, from Proto-Malayo-Chamic *hiu, from Proto-Malayo-Sumbawan *hiu, from Proto-Sunda-Sulawesi *hiu, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qihu, from Proto-Austronesian *qiSu.

Noun[edit]

hiu

  1. shark (scaleless cartilaginous fish)

Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayic *hiu, from Proto-Malayo-Chamic *hiu, from Proto-Malayo-Sumbawan *hiu, from Proto-Sunda-Sulawesi *hiu (compare Javanese hiyu), from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qihu (compare Fijian qio), from Proto-Austronesian *qiSu.

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hiu (Jawi spelling هيو)

  1. Obsolete form of yu.

Manx[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

hiu (emphatic form hiuish)

  1. 2nd person plural of hug
    to you

Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Hà Nội) IPA(key): /hiw˧˧/
  • (Huế) IPA(key): /hiw˧˧/
  • (Hồ Chí Minh City) IPA(key): /hiw˧˥/

Adjective[edit]

hiu

  1. melancholic, gloomy, sad