ju

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Albanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Nominative-accusative from Proto-Albanian *ju(s), from Proto-Indo-European dual *yúh₁(s) (compare Lithuanian jùs, Gothic 𐌾𐌿𐍃 (jūs, you (plural))). Older clitic u comes from clitic *u̯os, and ablative jush is from Proto-Albanian *ju-su (similarly Lithuanian locative jū́su).

Pronoun[edit]

ju (accusative ju, dative juve, ablative jush)

  1. you (plural or polite)

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Borôro[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ju

  1. manioc

Dalmatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *eo < Latin ego.

Pronoun[edit]

ju

  1. (first person singular pronoun) I

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Dutch[edit]

Interjection[edit]

ju

  1. Said to a horse to make it start moving.

Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Swedish ju, German je.

Particle[edit]

ju

  1. the; used with des and either pli (more) or malpli (less) to form the second half of a coordinated comparative.
    • 1903, Ben Elmy, “La Lingvo de la floroj”, in The Esperantist: The Esperanto Gazette for the Spreading of the International Language, page 138,
      Ju pli ni studas la florojn, des pli ni konstatas, ke multe da ili posedas nesuspektitajn lertecojn, kiujn apud besto ni volonte nomus instinkto aŭ еĉ prudento.
      “The more we study the flowers, the more we establish that many of them possess unexpected abilities, which in an animal we would willingly call instinct or even foresight.”

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Gothic[edit]

Romanization[edit]

ju

  1. Romanization of 𐌾𐌿

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

ju

  1. rōmaji reading of じゅ
  2. rōmaji reading of ジュ
  3. rōmaji reading of ぢゅ
  4. rōmaji reading of ヂュ

Ladin[edit]

Adverb[edit]

ju

  1. down, below
  2. downstairs

Lojban[edit]

Cmavo[edit]

ju (rafsi juv)

  1. (conjunction) whether (or not). Joins two predicate words in a complex predicate.

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Lower Sorbian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

ju f sg

  1. accusative of wóna

Related terms[edit]

  • nju (after preposition)

Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

ju

  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.

Old French[edit]

Noun[edit]

ju m (oblique plural jus, nominative singular jus, nominative plural ju)

  1. Alternative form of geu.

Old Frisian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *izwiz.

Pronoun[edit]

  1. Accusative and dative form of

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • West Frisian: jo

Saterland Frisian[edit]

Article[edit]

ju f

  1. the

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Clitic of nju

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

ju (Cyrillic spelling ју)

  1. her (clitic accusative singular of òna (she))
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Form of iju

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

(Cyrillic spelling ју)

  1. Used to express surprise.

Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

ju

  1. Used to indicate an expectation of common understanding, or that what is said is an obvious fact.
    Bussen går ju klockan tre.
    The bus of course leaves at three o' clock. (with an expectation that the second party in the conversation is aware of the fact)

ju...desto

  1. The...the (when comparing)
    Ju större, desto bättre.
    The larger, the better.