ū

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Character ū
Unicode name LATIN SMALL LETTER U WITH MACRON
Unicode block Latin Extended-A
Codepoint U+016B

Translingual[edit]

Letter[edit]

ū lower case (upper case Ū)

  1. The letter u with a macron.

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Hawaiian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *huhu. Compare Maori ū.

Noun[edit]

ū

  1. breast
  2. udder

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

ū

  1. (stative) to drip
  2. (stative) moist, soaked, oozing

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Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

ū

  1. rōmaji reading of うう
  2. rōmaji reading of うー
  3. rōmaji reading of ウー

Latgalian[edit]

Letter[edit]

ū ‎(upper case Ū)

  1. The thirty-second letter of the Latgalian alphabet, called ū and written in the Latin script.

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Latvian[edit]

Latvian Wikipedia has an article on:

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Etymology[edit]

Proposed in 1908 as part of the new Latvian spelling by the scientific commission headed by K. Mīlenbahs, which was accepted and began to be taught in schools in 1909. Prior to that, Latvian had been written in German Fraktur, and sporadically in Cyrillic.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Letter[edit]

Ū

ū ‎(lower case, upper case Ū)

  1. The thirtieth letter of the Latvian alphabet, called garais u and written in the Latin script.

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Lithuanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

ū ‎(upper case Ū)

  1. The twenty-ninth letter of the Lithuanian alphabet, called u ilgoji and written in the Latin script.

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Livonian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

ū ‎(upper case Ū)

  1. The thirty-sixth letter of the Livonian alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Maori[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *huhu. Compare Hawaiian ū.

Noun[edit]

ū

  1. breast
  2. udder, teat
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

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Verb[edit]

ū

  1. to strike home, to hit the mark (as of a weapon)
  2. to land (as of a vessel), to come ashore
  3. to comply
  4. (stative) to be firm, fixed, unyielding

Samogitian[edit]

Letter[edit]

ū ‎(upper case Ū)

  1. The twenty-ninth letter of the Samogitian alphabet, called ėlguojė ū and written in the Latin script.

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