anu

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Afar[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Cushitic *ʔani, from Proto-Afroasiatic *ˀanāku. Cognates include Oromo ani, Saho anu, Somali áan and Arabicأَنَا(ʔanā).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʌˈnu/
  • Hyphenation: a‧nu

Pronoun[edit]

anú

  1. I
    Anú tuffác akmé.I'm eating apples.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • E. M. Parker; R. J. Hayward (1985), “anu”, in An Afar-English-French dictionary (with Grammatical Notes in English), University of London, →ISBN
  • Mohamed Hassan Kamil (2015) L’afar: description grammaticale d’une langue couchitique (Djibouti, Erythrée et Ethiopie)[1], Paris: Université Sorbonne Paris Cité (doctoral thesis)

Anguthimri[edit]

Noun[edit]

anu

  1. (Mpakwithi) hip

References[edit]

  • Terry Crowley, The Mpakwithi dialect of Anguthimri (1981), page 184

Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin anus.

Noun[edit]

anu m (plural anos)

  1. (anatomy) anus (lower opening of the digestive tract)

Related terms[edit]

Aymara[edit]

Noun[edit]

anu

  1. dog

Chibcha[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

anu

  1. medium house, house smaller than the main one.

References[edit]

  • Gómez Aldana D. F., Análisis morfológico del Vocabulario 158 de la Biblioteca Nacional de Colombia. Grupo de Investigación Muysccubun. 2013.

Guinea-Bissau Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese ano. Cognate with Kabuverdianu ánu.

Noun[edit]

anu

  1. year
  2. birthday

Hawaiian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Nuclear Polynesian *qanu. Cognates include Maori anu and Tahitian anu.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

anu

  1. (stative) to be cold

Derived terms[edit]

Iban[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *a-nu.

Pronoun[edit]

anu

  1. something whose name is unknown or left unmentioned, typically as a filler word.

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

anu

  1. to scold; to express anger
  2. to kill

Indonesian[edit]

Noun[edit]

anu (first-person possessive anuku, second-person possessive anumu, third-person possessive anunya)

  1. something or someone whose name is unknown or left unmentioned
  2. (slang) genital organ

References[edit]

Kabuverdianu[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese ano.

Noun[edit]

anu

  1. (Sotavento) year

References[edit]

  • Gonçalves, Manuel (2015) Capeverdean Creole-English dictionary, →ISBN
  • Veiga, Manuel (2012) Dicionário Caboverdiano-Português, Instituto da Biblioteca Nacional e do Livro

Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

anū

  1. ablative singular of anus

Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *a-nu, from Proto-Austronesian *-nu.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

anu (Jawi spellingانو⁩, plural anu-anu, informal 1st possessive anuku, 2nd possessive anumu, 3rd possessive anunya)

  1. Someone or something whose name is not mentioned (on purpose, due to forgetting, etc.).
    si anuthe (unknown) person
    hajat anuan unknown wish
  2. (mathematics) An unknown quantity or variable; an unknown.
    Dalam kiraan ini, 't' merupakan sebuah anu yang mewakili tinggi seorang pelajar.
    In this calculation, 't' is an unknown that stands for a student's height.

Pronoun[edit]

anu (Jawi spellingانو⁩)

  1. (obsolete) Synonym of itu.

Related terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • anu” in Pusat Rujukan Persuratan Melayu | Malay Literary Reference Centre, Kuala Lumpur: Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka, 2017.
  • Blust, Robert; Trussel, Stephen (2010–), “*-nu₁”, in The Austronesian Comparative Dictionary

Maori[edit]

Noun[edit]

anu

  1. cold

Matal[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

anu

  1. we, us (first-person plural pronoun)
    Sufəl gulo, delga kà anu la abanay (Mark 9:5).[1]
    My Lord, [it is] good that we [are] here(Mark 9:5)
    Musa atsetsèr à anu mapəhay uwanay (Luka 20:28).[2]
    Moses wrote to us saying this (Luke 20:28)

References[edit]

Old Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Brythonic *anw, from Proto-Celtic *anman, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁nómn̥.

Noun[edit]

anu (plural enuein)

  1. name

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle Welsh: enw

Pitjantjatjara[edit]

Verb[edit]

anu

  1. past of ananyi (go): went, left

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: a‧nu

Noun[edit]

anu m (plural anus)

  1. ani (bird)

Sranan Tongo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English hand.

Noun[edit]

anu

  1. hand, arm

Tarifit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

anu m (Tifinagh spelling ⴰⵏⵓ, plural anuten, diminutive tanut)

  1. pit, well

Declension[edit]

Volapük[edit]

Adverb[edit]

anu

  1. At this moment (now).