wu

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From the Wade-Giles romanization of Mandarin Chinese (, shaman)

Noun[edit]

wu (plural wus)

  1. (historical) A Chinese shaman or shamaness

French[edit]

Noun[edit]

wu m (uncountable)

  1. Wu (Sinitic language)

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Lower Sorbian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • hu (obsolete)

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *u.

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

wu (with genitive)

  1. at; at the home, office, workshop, etc. of (compare German bei, French chez, Latin apud, etc.)

Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

wu

  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.

Tocharian A[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Tocharian, from Proto-Indo-European *dwóh₁. Compare Tocharian B wi.

Numeral[edit]

wu m

  1. (cardinal) two

Related terms[edit]