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)

Preposition[edit]

у ‎(u)

  1. in (+ locative case)

Usage notes[edit]

  • The form у(u) and ў(ŭ) are used interchangeably and are considered the same word but are different in spelling and pronunciation. Like other Belarusian words, words starting with "у" + consonant are used after consonants or at the beginning of a clause, words starting with "ў" + consonant are used after vowels.

Eastern Mari[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Adjective[edit]

у ‎(u)

  1. new

Antonyms[edit]


Macedonian[edit]

Preposition[edit]

  1. Non-standard form of во

Ossetian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (phoneme) IPA(key): /u/, /w/

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 окна́‎ ― u okná ― at the window
    Оте́ц у сы́на‎ ― Otéc u sýna ― The 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]

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

у ‎(Latin spelling u)

  1. (with locative) in, at (without change of position, answering the question гдје̏/где̏)
    бити у школи — to be in the school
    у ц(иј)елом друштву — in the whole society
  2. (with accusative) to, into (with change of position, answering the question ку̀да)
    ићи у школу — to go to school
    путовати у Америку — to travel to America
  3. (with accusative) on, in, at, during (in expressions concerning time)
    у подне — at noon
    у ср(иј)еду — on Wednesday
    у зору — at dawn
    У колико сати? — At what time?
  4. (with locative) in, during (in expressions concerning time)
    у једном дану — in one day
    у младости — during one's youth