su

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Azeri[edit]

Other scripts
Cyrillic су
Roman su
Perso-Arabic سو

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

su (definite accusative suyu, plural sular)

  1. water

Basque[edit]

Noun[edit]

su

  1. fire

Czech[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

su

  1. (dialect, Moravia) First person singular present tense of být

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Abbreviation of sunnuntai.

Abbreviation[edit]

su

  1. sunnuntai (Sunday)

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

su m (feminine sue, masculine plural sus, feminine plural sues)

  1. past participle of savoir known
    J'avais su qu'elle mentait. - “I had known that she was lying.”

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Gagauz[edit]

Noun[edit]

su (definite accusative [[{{{1}}}#Gagauz|{{{1}}}]], plural [[{{{2}}}#Gagauz|{{{2}}}]])

  1. water

Guaraní[edit]

Number[edit]

su

  1. thousand

Ido[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Esperanto si.

Pronoun[edit]

su

  1. herself, himself, itself, oneself, themselves (reflexive pronoun, 3rd person, singular or plural)

Indo-Portuguese[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

su

  1. (Diu) third-person possessive pronoun; his; her; its
    • 1883, Hugo Schuchardt, Kreolische Studien, volume 3:
      Já fallou par su pai aquêl mais piquin, []
      The youngest one told his father []

Interlingua[edit]

Determiner[edit]

su

  1. (possessive) his
  2. (possessive) her
  3. (possessive) its

Usage notes[edit]

  • Does not decline on the basis of gender or number.

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From an older form suso, from Latin sūsum, which is a variant of sūrsum.[1] Cognate to French sus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

su

  1. up, upstairs

Derived terms[edit]

Interjection[edit]

su!

  1. come on!

Preposition[edit]

su

  1. on, upon, onto, on top
    Lezione d'inglese numero 1: Il libro è sulla tavola - English lesson number 1: The book is on the table.
  2. over
    L'orologio sul polsino della camicia era il marchio di fabbrica di Gianni Agnelli - The watch over the shirt cuff was Gianni Agnelli's trademark.
  3. about, on
    Gli italiani non sono d'accordo su molte cose sul come cucinare la pasta e soprattutto sul condimento - Italians don't agree on many things about how to cook pasta and especially on the sauce.
  4. above
    La Paz, che sorge a circa 3600 metri sul livello del mare, è la più alta capitale del mondo. - La Paz, which lies about 3600 metres above sea level, is the world's highest capital city.
  5. in, out of
    Un europeo su cinque avrà più di 65 anni entro il 2025 - One in five Europeans will be more than 65 years old by year 2025.

Derived terms[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

When followed by a definite article, su is combined with the article to give the following combined forms:

Su + article Combined form
su + il sul
su + lo sullo
su + l' sull'
su + i sui
su + gli sugli
su + la sulla
su + le sulle

References[edit]

  1. ^ Angelo Prati, "Vocabolario Etimologico Italiano", Torino, 1951

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

su

  1. rōmaji reading of
  2. rōmaji reading of

Jèrriais[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French sur (sour, bitter), from a Germanic source, from Proto-Germanic *sūraz (sour, acidic, salty, damp), from Proto-Indo-European *sūro- (sour, salty, bitter).

Adjective[edit]

su

  1. sour

Lithuanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

(with instrumental)

  1. with

Antonyms[edit]


Lojban[edit]

Cmavo[edit]

su

  1. (metalinguistic eraser) deletes everything the speaker has said

Usage notes[edit]

If su occurs in a dialog, it deletes only what the speaker has said, unless he has said only su, in which case the whole discussion is deleted. It follows that the repetition susu always deletes the whole discussion.

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Lower Sorbian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

su

  1. third-person plural present of byś
    • 1998, Erwin Hannusch, chapter 1, Niedersorbisch praktisch und verständlich, Bautzen: Domowina Verlag, ISBN 3-7420-1667-9, page 20:
      Tšochu dalej su Stare wiki.
      Somewhat further on is the Old Market.
    • 2011 September 27, I. Neumannojc, “Sadowe bomy za derjeměśe luźa a natury”, Nowy Casnik:
      Sadowe bomy w burskich gumnach a teke na dwórach su typiske za naš region.
      Fruit trees in farmers’ gardens and even in courtyards are typical for our region.

Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

su

  1. Nonstandard spelling of .
  2. Nonstandard spelling of .
  3. 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.

Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French sud, su (south), from a Germanic source.

Noun[edit]

su m (usually uncountable)

  1. south

Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *sūz, from Proto-Indo-European *sū-. Germanic cognates: Old Saxon , Old High German (whence German Sau), Old Norse sýr (whence Swedish so)
Other Indo-European cognates: Ancient Greek ὗς (hûs), Latin sus, Common Slavic *svinьja.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

 f

  1. sow (female pig)

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin suum.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

su (third person possessive of singular, plural sus)

  1. (before the noun) apocopic form of suyo His, her, its, one's, their.
    Vino con su amigo.
    He came with his friend.
    Habló a sus hijas.
    He spoke to his daughters.
  2. (before the noun, formal) apocopic form of suyo Your.

Usage notes[edit]

The forms su and sus are only used before and within the noun phrase of the modified noun. In other positions, a form of suyo is used instead:

Son sus libros. — “[They] are his books.”
Son los libros suyos. — “[They] are his books.” (“...the books of him.”)
Son los suyos. — "[They] are his."
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Adverb[edit]

su

  1. About, approximately.
    pesa sus dos kilogramos = it weighs about two kilograms.

Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Turkic sub, suv, suγ, from Proto-Turkic *sɨb, *sub (water).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

su (definite accusative suyu, plural sular)

  1. water

Derived terms[edit]

Declension[edit]