au

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Translingual[edit]

Initialism[edit]

au

  1. IAU recommended unit symbol for astronomical units

Usage notes[edit]

IAU bodies, such as the Minor Planet Center, themselves frequently use AU instead of "au"

Synonyms[edit]

  • ua (BIPM recommendation for the unit symbol of astronomical units)
  • (Unicode glyph for astronomical unit)

Alemannic German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

au

  1. also, too

Aragonese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin avis, avem.

Noun[edit]

au f ‎(plural aus)

  1. bird

Arin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Yeniseian *ʔaw (/ *ʔu) ("thou").

Pronoun[edit]

au

  1. you (second-person singular subjective)

Catalan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin au(oh! ow! oh dear! goodness gracious!).

Interjection[edit]

au

  1. now (as an incitement to action or to a decision)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin avis, avem, from Proto-Italic *awis(bird), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂éwis(bird).

Noun[edit]

au f ‎(plural aus)

  1. bird

Related terms[edit]


Cia-Cia[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *asu, from Proto-Austronesian *(w)asu.

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

au ‎(Hangul spelling 아우)

  1. dog (animal)

Cimbrian[edit]

Adverb[edit]

au

  1. up; upwards

Antonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • “au” in Umberto Martello Martalar, Alfonso Bellotto, Dizionario della lingua Cimbra dei Setti Communi vicentini, 1st edition, 1974.

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

au

  1. ouch!
    Au, ja dat doet pijn!‎ ― Ouch, that hurts!

Esperanto[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

au

  1. H-system spelling of

Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Related to Finnish avu.

Noun[edit]

au ‎(genitive au, partitive au)

  1. honour/honor

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Fijian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Oceanic *(i-)au, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *(i-)aku, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *(i-)aku, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(i-)aku, from Proto-Austronesian *(i-)aku.

Pronoun[edit]

au

  1. I (personal pronoun)
  2. me (direct object of a verb)
  3. me (object of a preposition)
  4. me (indirect object of a verb)
  5. my (belonging to me)

See also[edit]


Finnish[edit]

Interjection[edit]

au

  1. ouch

Synonyms[edit]


French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Contraction[edit]

au ‎(used with a singular masculine noun)

  1. Contraction of à le(to the, for the, at the).
    Il étudie la musique au Conservatoire.
    He studies music at the Conservatory.

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Anagrams[edit]

External links[edit]


Hawaiian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *au, from Proto-Oceanic *(i-)au, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *(i-)aku, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *(i-)aku, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(i-)aku, from Proto-Austronesian *(i-)aku.

Pronoun[edit]

au

  1. I (personal pronoun)
Usage notes[edit]
  • Unlike other personal pronouns, au has a separate object form aʻu.
Synonyms[edit]
See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *au, from Proto-Oceanic *qaʀus, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *qaʀus, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *qaʀus, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qaʀus.

Noun[edit]

au

  1. era, period of time
  2. current (water)
  3. movement

Verb[edit]

au

  1. (intransitive) to flow
  2. (intransitive) to move

Hiri Motu[edit]

Noun[edit]

au

  1. tree

Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

au

  1. An exclamation of awe and surprise; wow.

Synonyms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

au

  1. Romaji transcription of あう

Kedang[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Central Malayo-Polynesian *asu, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *asu, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *asu, from Proto-Austronesian *(w)asu.

Noun[edit]

au

  1. dog (animal)

Kott[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Yeniseian *ʔaw (/ *ʔu) ("thou").

Pronoun[edit]

au (plural auoŋ)

  1. you (second-person singular subjective)
  2. you (second-person singular objective)

Maori[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *au, from Proto-Oceanic *(i-)au, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *(i-)aku, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *(i-)aku, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(i-)aku, from Proto-Austronesian *(i-)aku.

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

au

  1. I (personal pronoun)
  2. me (direct object of a verb)
  3. me (object of a preposition)
  4. me (indirect object of a verb)
See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *au, from Proto-Oceanic *qaʀus, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *qaʀus, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *qaʀus, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qaʀus.

Noun[edit]

au

  1. current (water)

Miskito[edit]

Particle[edit]

au

  1. yes

Antonyms[edit]


Niuean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *au, from Proto-Oceanic *(i-)au, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *(i-)aku, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *(i-)aku, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(i-)aku, from Proto-Austronesian *(i-)aku.

Pronoun[edit]

au

  1. I (personal pronoun)
  2. me (direct object of a verb)
  3. me (object of a preposition)
  4. me (indirect object of a verb)
  5. my (belonging to me)

See also[edit]


Norwegian[edit]

Adverb[edit]

au

  1. also, too (used mostly in dialects)

Interjection[edit]

au!

  1. ouch!

Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Contraction[edit]

au

  1. contraction of a + le (to the)

Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

au

  1. ouch (expression of one's own physical pain)

Synonyms[edit]

External links[edit]

  • au in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

au

  1. ouch (expression of minor physical pain)

Rapa Nui[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *au, from Proto-Oceanic *(i-)au, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *(i-)aku, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *(i-)aku, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(i-)aku, from Proto-Austronesian *(i-)aku.

Pronoun[edit]

au

  1. I/me (personal pronoun)
    1995, Veronica de Feu, Rapanui: A Descriptive Grammar, page 153:
    Ko tikea 'a e au te moai nui nui ... 'I have seen a big statue.'
    Note: This source does not show non-ambiguous glottal stops.
See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

au

  1. smoke

Romanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Verb[edit]

au

  1. third-person plural present tense form of avea. they have

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin aut.

Conjunction[edit]

au

  1. (rare) or
Synonyms[edit]

Adverb[edit]

au

  1. (interrogative, rhetorical) well?, (now) really?
Synonyms[edit]

Swahili[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic أَو(ʾaw).

Conjunction[edit]

au

  1. or

Synonyms[edit]


Tahitian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *au, from Proto-Oceanic *(i-)au, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *(i-)aku, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *(i-)aku, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(i-)aku, from Proto-Austronesian *(i-)aku.

Pronoun[edit]

au

  1. I (personal pronoun)
  2. me (direct object of a verb)
  3. me (object of a preposition)
  4. me (indirect object of a verb)
  5. my (belonging to me)

See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

au

  1. to sew

Tokelauan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *au, from Proto-Oceanic *(i-)au, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *(i-)aku, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *(i-)aku, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(i-)aku, from Proto-Austronesian *(i-)aku.

Pronoun[edit]

au

  1. I (personal pronoun)
  2. me (direct object of a verb)
  3. me (object of a preposition)
  4. me (indirect object of a verb)
  5. my (belonging to me)

See also[edit]


Tongan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *au, from Proto-Oceanic *(i-)au, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *(i-)aku, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *(i-)aku, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(i-)aku, from Proto-Austronesian *(i-)aku.

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

au

  1. I (personal pronoun)
  2. me (direct object of a verb)
  3. me (object of a preposition)
  4. me (indirect object of a verb)
  5. my (belonging to me)

Tuvaluan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *au, from Proto-Oceanic *(i-)au, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *(i-)aku, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *(i-)aku, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(i-)aku, from Proto-Austronesian *(i-)aku.

Pronoun[edit]

au

  1. I (personal pronoun)
  2. me (direct object of a verb)
  3. me (object of a preposition)
  4. me (indirect object of a verb)
  5. my (belonging to me)

See also[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

au

  1. bright and cheerful

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