pu

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Verb[edit]

pu (intransitive, hence invariable)

  1. past participle of pouvoir

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

pu

  1. (falconry) past participle of paître

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

pu

  1. rōmaji reading of
  2. rōmaji reading of

Lojban[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From purci.

Cmavo[edit]

pu (selma'o PU)

  1. (subordinating conjunction) before
  2. (adverbial particle) past tense tag[1]

Usage notes[edit]

  • The elidable terminator for a subordinate clause begun with "pu lenu" is kei.

Antonyms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lojban Reference Grammar, Chapter 2, §17

Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

pu (Zhuyin ㄆㄨ˙)

  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.

Veps[edit]

Noun[edit]

pu

  1. tree