cucu

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See also: cucú, cucù, cücü, and cu'cu'

Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin cucus or cuccus, or Latin cuculus or Ancient Greek κόκκυξ (kókkux).

Noun[edit]

cucu m (plural cucos)

  1. cuckoo

Brunei Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Malay cucu.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /t͡ʃut͡ʃu/
  • Hyphenation: cu‧cu

Noun[edit]

cucu

  1. grandchild (child of someone's child)

French[edit]

Noun[edit]

cucu m (plural cucus)

  1. Alternative form of cucul

Adjective[edit]

cucu (feminine cucue, masculine plural cucus, feminine plural cucues)

  1. Alternative form of cucul

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Indonesian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay cucu, from Classical Malay [script needed] (cucu), from Old Malay [script needed] (cucu), attested in the Laguna Copperplate Inscription. From Proto-Malayic *cucuʔ.

Noun[edit]

cucu (first-person possessive cucuku, second-person possessive cucumu, third-person possessive cucunya)

  1. grandchild (child of someone’s child)

Interlingua[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cucu (plural cucus)

  1. cuckoo
  2. cuckold

Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Attested in the Laguna Copperplate Inscription, 900 AD, as [script needed] (cucu).[1] From Proto-Malayic *cucuʔ.[2]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cucu (Jawi spelling چوچو‎, plural cucu-cucu, informal 1st possessive cucuku, 2nd possessive cucumu, 3rd possessive cucunya)

  1. grandchild (child of someone’s child)

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Indonesian: cucu
  • Baba Malay: chuchu
  • Makasar: cucu
  • Manado Malay: cucu

References[edit]

  1. ^ Postma, Antoon (1991), “The Laguna Copper-Plate Inscription: A Valuable Philippine Document”, in Indo-Pacific Prehistory 1990 Assn. Bulletin 11[1] (PDF), volume 2, Mansalay, Oriental Mindoro, Philippines: Mangyan Assistance and Research Center, page 169.
  2. ^ Adelaar, K. A. (1992) Proto-Malayic: The reconstruction of its phonology and parts of its lexicon and morphology[2], Canberra: The Australian National University

Further reading[edit]


Mapudungun[edit]

Noun[edit]

cucu (Raguileo spelling)

  1. maternal grandmother
  2. grandchild

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Onomatopoeic.

Interjection[edit]

cucu

  1. coo-coo (cry made by a cuckoo)

See also[edit]


Sakizaya[edit]

Noun[edit]

cucu

  1. (anatomy) breast
  2. milk