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]

  • The forms у (u) and ў (ŭ) are used interchangeably and are considered the same letter, 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]

у (u)

  1. Nonstandard form of во (vo).

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 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]

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