alu

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See also: Alu, ALU, álu, alū, and -alú

Translingual[edit]

Symbol[edit]

alu

  1. (international standards) ISO 639-3 language code for 'Are'are.

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

alu (plural alus)

  1. Alternative form of aloo

Anagrams[edit]


Acehnese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay alur.

Noun[edit]

alu

  1. stream (small river)

Basque[edit]

Noun[edit]

alu

  1. vagina, vulva

Derived terms[edit]

  • alaba (daughter) (with kinship suffix -ba)

Estonian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

alu

  1. partitive plural of ala

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

alu

  1. genitive singular of alg

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /a.ly/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

alu m (uncountable)

  1. (colloquial) Clipping of aluminium

Further reading[edit]


Ibanag[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qahəlu, from Proto-Austronesian *qaSəlu (pestle).

Noun[edit]

alu

  1. pestle

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay alu, from Classical Malay ألو(alu), from Old Malay halu, from Proto-Malayic *halu, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qahəlu, from Proto-Austronesian *qaSəlu (pestle).

Noun[edit]

alu (first-person possessive aluku, second-person possessive alumu, third-person possessive alunya)

  1. pestle (instrument used with a mortar to grind things)

Javanese[edit]

Other scripts
Carakan ꦲꦭꦸ
Roman alu

Etymology[edit]

From Old Javanese halu, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qahəlu, from Proto-Austronesian *qaSəlu (pestle).

Noun[edit]

alu

  1. pestle

Further reading[edit]

  • “[ alu]” in Bausastra Jawa, Yogyakarta: The Linguistic Center of Yogyakarta [Balai Bahasa Provinsi Yogyakarta].

Jingpho[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Burmese အလှူ (a.hlu).

Noun[edit]

alu

  1. offering, donation

References[edit]

  • Kurabe, Keita (2016-12-31), “Phonology of Burmese loanwords in Jinghpaw”, in Kyoto University Linguistic Research[1], volume 35, DOI:10.14989/219015, ISSN 1349-7804, pages 91–128

Laboya[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

alu

  1. rice pestle

References[edit]

  • Allahverdi Verdizade (2019), “alu”, in Lamboya word list, Leiden: LexiRumah

Latvian[edit]

Noun[edit]

alu f

  1. accusative singular form of ala
  2. instrumental singular form of ala
  3. genitive plural form of ala

alu m

  1. vocative singular form of alus
  2. accusative singular form of alus
  3. instrumental singular form of alus

Lindu[edit]

Noun[edit]

alu

  1. direction
  2. rhythm; cadence; meter (of a poem)

Makasar[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qahelu.

Noun[edit]

alu (Lontara spelling ᨕᨒᨘ)

  1. pestle

Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayic *halu, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qahəlu, from Proto-Austronesian *qaSəlu (pestle).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

alu (Jawi spelling الو‎, plural alu-alu, informal 1st possessive aluku, 2nd possessive alumu, 3rd possessive alunya)

  1. pestle (instrument used with a mortar to grind things)
    Synonyms: antan, lesung

Descendants[edit]

  • Indonesian: alu

Further reading[edit]


Old Prussian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Balto-Slavic *álu.

Noun[edit]

alu

  1. mead
    • Elbing German-Prussian Vocabulary
      Bier   Piwis
      [...]
      Mete   Alu

References[edit]

  • Derksen, Rick (2008) Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 370

Pitjantjatjara[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

alu

  1. (anatomy) liver

Pohnpeian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

alu

  1. (intransitive) to walk; swim slowly (said of a fish)

Derived terms[edit]


Proto-Norse[edit]

Romanization[edit]

alu

  1. Romanization of ᚨᛚᚢ

Rohingya[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit आलु (ālu).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

alu

  1. tuber, starchy root vegetable

See also[edit]


Rukai[edit]

Verb[edit]

alu

  1. can; may

Samoan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *alu.

Verb[edit]

alu

  1. to go

Tetum[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qahəlu, from Proto-Austronesian *qaSəlu (pestle).

Noun[edit]

alu

  1. pestle

Tongan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *alu.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

alu

  1. to go