у

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у U+0443, у
CYRILLIC SMALL LETTER U
т
[U+0442]
Cyrillic ф
[U+0444]

Belarusian[edit]

Cyrillic letter У у
(У у), normal above, italics below.
Handwritten forms

Alternative forms[edit]

  • ў (ŭ) (after vowels)
  • ува (uva) (when the next word starts in ў)

Preposition[edit]

у (u)

  1. in (+ locative case)

Usage notes[edit]

  • у (u) is used after consonants or at the beginning of a clause, whereas ў (ŭ) is used after vowels.

See also[edit]


Eastern Mari[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finno-Ugric *wuďe. Cognates include Finnish uusi, Estonian uus, Northern Sámi ođas, and Hungarian új.

Adjective[edit]

у (u)

  1. new

Antonyms[edit]


Macedonian[edit]

Preposition[edit]

у (u)

  1. Nonstandard form of во (vo).

Ossetian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

у (u) (upper case У)

  1. The twenty-sixth letter of the Ossetian alphabet

See also[edit]


Russian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Letter[edit]

у (u) (lower case, upper case У)

  1. The twenty-first letter of the Russian Cyrillic alphabet. Its name is у (u) and it has the sound of English oo in soon. It is preceded by Т (T) and followed by Ф (F).
  2. Roman letter U, u
See also[edit]

Noun[edit]

у (un inan (indeclinable)

  1. The Cyrillic letter У (U), у (u).

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

у (um inan (indeclinable)

  1. Wu (language)

Etymology 3[edit]

Preposition[edit]

у (u) (+ genitive case)

  1. at, by, near
    у окна́u oknáat the window
    Оте́ц у сы́наOtéc u sýnaThe father is at his son’s (house).
  2. in the possession of (used to express "to have")
    У вас есть каранда́ш?U vas jestʹ karandáš?Do you have a pencil?
    У меня́ нет карандаша́.U menjá net karandašá.I don’t have a pencil.

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (uppercase) У

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

у (Latin spelling u)

  1. The 24th letter of the Serbo-Croatian Cyrillic alphabet, preceded by ћ and followed by ф.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *u, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ew.

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

у (Latin spelling u)

  1. (+ locative case) in, at (without change of position, answering the question гдје̏/где̏)
    бити у школиto be in school
    у ц(иј)елом друштвуin the whole society
  2. (+ accusative case) to, into (with change of position, answering the question ку̀да)
    ићи у школуto go to school
    путовати у Америкуto travel to America
  3. (+ accusative case) on, in, at, during (in expressions concerning time)
    у поднеat noon
    у ср(иј)едуon Wednesday
    у зоруat dawn
    У колико сати?At what time?
  4. (+ locative case) in, during (in expressions concerning time)
    у једном дануin one day
    у младостиduring one's youth