dou

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See also: dóu, dòu, dōu, dǒu, do'u, d'où, and

Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch dauw.

Noun[edit]

dou (uncountable)

  1. dew

Dutch[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

dou

  1. Alternative form of du

Galician[edit]

Verb[edit]

dou

  1. first-person singular present indicative of dar

Krisa[edit]

Noun[edit]

dou

  1. hand, arm

Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

dou

  1. Nonstandard spelling of dōu.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of dǒu.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of dòu.

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.

Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

dou m (plural dous)

  1. (Jersey, geography) brook

Old French[edit]

Contraction[edit]

dou

  1. Alternative form of del

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

dou

  1. first-person singular present indicative of dar

Zhuang[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Particularly: “related to ตู (dtuu)?”

Pronoun[edit]

dou (Sawndip forms , , , old orthography dou)

  1. (exclusive) we; us

See also[edit]

Standard Zhuang personal pronouns
Person Singular Plural
1st exclusive gou dou
inclusive raeuz
2nd mwngz sou
3rd de gyoengqde

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Tai *tuːᴬ (door). Compare Thai ประตู (bprà-dtuu).

Noun[edit]

dou (Sawndip forms 𫔯, , , old orthography dou)

  1. door
    hai douto open the door
Derived terms[edit]