ау

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Adyghe[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

ау (āw)

  1. there, within that area (far away from here)
    ау макӏо — he is going there
    ау гъэтӏылъ — put it there
    ау ущымыщх — don't eat there
  2. but
    Сыгу къео, ау сэ нэмыкI Iофхэр сиI. — I am sorry, but I already have plans.
    сиунэ къакӏу, ау цуакъэ плъыжьыхэр къэхьых — Come to my house, but bring the red shoes.

Bashkir[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ɑw]
  • Hyphenation: ау (one syllable)

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

ау (aw)

  1. (hunting) trap, snare
  2. (fishing) net for catching fish, dragnet, seine

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *Āb (hunt, chase).

Cognate with Old Turkic 𐰉 (ab, hunt), Turkish av (hunt, hunting).

Noun[edit]

ау (aw)

  1. hunt, hunting expedition
Declension[edit]

Russian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

ау́ ()

  1. hello? (is anyone there?)