caw

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See also: CAW, Caw, and ċaw

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Onomatopoeic

Pronunciation[edit]

  • enPR: , IPA(key): /kɔː/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɔː

Noun[edit]

caw (plural caws)

  1. The harsh cry of a crow.

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Verb[edit]

caw (third-person singular simple present caws, present participle cawing, simple past and past participle cawed)

  1. To make the harsh cry of a crow, rook, or raven.

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Interjection[edit]

caw

  1. A rendering of the vocalisation of a crow or other corvid.
    • 1887, Harriet W. Daly, Digging, Squatting, and Pioneering Life in the Northern Territory of South Australia, page 36:
      "Amen," said M., in a grave and solemn tone. "Caw," croaked the jackdaw immediately, and with such a sonorous effect, that it disturbed our pious mien and upset our gravity.

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Khumi Chin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (Northern Khumi) co

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

caw

  1. rice

References[edit]

  • K. E. Herr (2011) The phonological interpretation of minor syllables, applied to Lemi Chin[1], Payap University, page 42

Koyraboro Senni[edit]

Verb[edit]

caw

  1. to read

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Youssouf Mohamed Haïdara, Youssouf Billo Maïga, Mohamed Bagna Maïga, et John Hutchison, Lexique Soŋay-Français. Kalimawey Citaabo Soŋay Annasaara senni, Bamako: République du Mali, Ministère de l'Education Nationale, DNAFLA, et l'USAID, 1992.

Mapudungun[edit]

Noun[edit]

caw (Raguileo spelling)

  1. father

References[edit]

  • Wixaleyiñ: Mapucezugun-wigkazugun pici hemvlcijka (Wixaleyiñ: Small Mapudungun-Spanish dictionary), Beretta, Marta; Cañumil, Dario; Cañumil, Tulio, 2008.

Rukai[edit]

Noun[edit]

caw

  1. (anatomy) foreleg

Zarma[edit]

Verb[edit]

caw

  1. to read

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