ayu

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English[edit]

Ayu, Plecoglossus altivelis (sweetfish)

Etymology[edit]

From Japanese (ayu, sweetfish).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ayu (usually uncountable, plural ayus)

  1. A sweetfish, an amphidromous fish of East Asia, the only member of its genus and family, Plecoglossus altivelis, named and prized for its sweet-tasting flesh. It is a game fish and is also subject to extensive aquaculture.

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Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin allium.

Noun[edit]

ayu m (plural ayos)

  1. garlic (plant)

Balinese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

ayu

  1. Romanization of ᬳᬬᬸ

Gorontalo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *kahiw.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ayu

  1. tree
  2. wood, timber

Hausa[edit]

Àyū

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʔà.júː/
    • (Standard Kano Hausa) IPA(key): [ʔɛ̀.júː]

Noun[edit]

àyū m (possessed form àyun)

  1. manatee, (in particular) the African manatee

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay ayu, from Javanese ꦲꦪꦸ (ayu, beautiful, pretty), from Old Javanese ayu, hayu (good, virtuousness, welfare, happiness; beauty, loveliness).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈaju]
  • Hyphenation: ayu

Adjective[edit]

ayu

  1. beautiful, pretty
  2. lovely

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Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

ayu

  1. Rōmaji transcription of あゆ
  2. Rōmaji transcription of アユ

Javanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

ayu

  1. Romanization of ꦲꦪꦸ

Leonese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

ayu m (plural ayos)

  1. garlic

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Malay[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

ayu (Jawi spelling ايو‎)

  1. dainty (Delicately small and pretty)

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Old Javanese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably borrowed from Sanskrit आयु (āyu, living; lifetime), thus doublet of ayuh and hayu. (This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

ayu

  1. harmony
  2. Alternative spelling of hayu (good, happiness; welfare; beauty)
  3. Alternative spelling of ayuh, āyuṣa

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Taroko[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Seediq yayu (knife).

Noun[edit]

ayu

  1. a burn (landform)

Yoruba[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Possibly from French ail or Portuguese alho

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ayù

  1. garlic