cu

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Allentiac[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

cu

  1. I, first-person singular

Reference[edit]

  • Discovery of a Fragment of the Printed Copy of the Work on the Language of the Millcayac Indians (1913)
  • Willem F. H. Adelaar, The Languages of the Andes (2004), citing Luis de Valdiva's work

Aromanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin cum. Compare Daco-Romanian cu.

Preposition[edit]

cu

  1. with

Catalan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cu f (plural cus)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter Q/q.

French[edit]

Noun[edit]

cu m (plural cus)

  1. Alternative spelling of ku

Galician[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese cuu, from Latin culus (ass).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cu m (plural cus)

  1. (vulgar, anatomy) ass, arse, booty, rear, behind, butt, buttocks
    Synonyms: nádegas, pandeiro, traseiro
  2. (vulgar, anatomy) anus
      • 1409, J. L. Pensado Tomé (ed.), Tratado de Albeitaria. Santiago de Compostela: Centro Ramón Piñeiro, page 93:
        faz cristel de huun canudo longo et groso et meteo no cuu do Cauallo, et parao ao sopee et llançalle por aquel cristel aquella decauçon tibya, et tanto que lla llançares tapa lle o Cuu con estopa ou con pano de gisa que non saya ende a decauçon
        prepare a enema with a long and thick cane and insert it in the anus of the horse, immobilize him and pour by the cane the lukewarm enema, and as soon as you have done that plug the anus with oakum or a cloth, so as the enema doesn't come out
  3. bottom of a vessel or bottle
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

cu m

  1. (name of the letter q): Misspelling of que.

References[edit]

  • cuu” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • cuu” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • cu” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • cu” in Santamarina, Antón (dir.), Ernesto González Seoane, María Álvarez de la Granja: Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega (v 4.0). Santiago: ILG.
  • cu” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin (the name of the letter Q).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ku/
  • Rhymes: -u
  • Stress: cù
  • Hyphenation: cu

Noun[edit]

cu m, f (invariable)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter Q/q.; cue

See also[edit]


Lower Sorbian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

cu

  1. first-person singular present of kśěś

Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

cu

  1. Nonstandard spelling of .
  2. Nonstandard spelling of .
  3. Nonstandard spelling of .
  4. Nonstandard spelling of .

Usage notes[edit]

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

cu

  1. Alternative form of cou

Millcayac[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

cu

  1. I, first-person singular

Reference[edit]

  • Discovery of a Fragment of the Printed Copy of the Work on the Language of the Millcayac Indians (1913)

Neapolitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin cum (with).

Preposition[edit]

cu

  1. with

Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *kūz, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷōus. Compare Old Frisian ,Old Saxon , Old Dutch kuo, Old High German kuo, Old Norse kýr.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

 f (nominative plural )

  1. cow
    An cu wearþ gebroht to ðam temple.
    A cow was brought to the temple.

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese cuu, from Latin culus, from Proto-Indo-European *kuH-l-. Compare French cul and Spanish culo.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cu m (plural cus)

  1. (Brazil, vulgar) arsehole or asshole (anus)
  2. (Portugal, vulgar) ass, arse, butt
  3. (Brazil, vulgar) anything or anyone annoying, boring or somewhat bad

Derived terms[edit]


Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin cum, from Proto-Italic *kom, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱóm (next to, at, with, along).

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

cu (+accusative)

  1. with
    Vreau vin cu tine.I want to come with you.
  2. with (in the instrumental sense)
    Vin cu bicicleta.I come by bicycle.
    Lovesc o oglindă cu un ciocan.I hit a mirror with a hammer.

Romansch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan) che
  • (Sutsilvan) ca
  • (Surmiran) tgi
  • (Vallader) co

Etymology[edit]

From Latin quod.

Conjunction[edit]

cu

  1. (Puter) than

Sicilian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin cum.

Preposition[edit]

cu

  1. with

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin quis.

Adverb[edit]

cu

  1. who, whom
Derived terms[edit]

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ku/
    • (file)
    • Rhymes: -u

Noun[edit]

cu f (plural cus or cúes)

  1. Name of the letter q.

Further reading[edit]


Tarantino[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin cum.

Preposition[edit]

cu

  1. with

Vietnamese[edit]

Vietnamese Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia vi

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Vietic *t-kuː (dove); probably onomatopoeic. Compare Chinese .

Noun[edit]

(classifier con) cu ()

  1. dove; pigeon (especially the wild ones)
Related terms[edit]

Interjection[edit]

cu ()

  1. (onomatopoeia) coo

Etymology 2[edit]

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Noun[edit]

(classifier con) cu

  1. (anatomy, informal) penis; cock; prick
Synonyms[edit]

Noun[edit]

cu ()

  1. (colloquial) boy
    Thằng cu đó quậy thật.
    He's a mischievous boy.
    "Cu Tí ơi!"
    "Hey, Ti-boy!"
    "Ê cu! Lại đây biểu!"
    "Hey boy! Come here!"

Welsh[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

cu (feminine singular cu, plural cu)

  1. dear, beloved

Synonyms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
cu gu nghu chu
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.