hau

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See also: Hau, háu, hàu, hầu, hậu, ha'u, hău, and -hau

Translingual[edit]

Symbol[edit]

hau

  1. (international standards) ISO 639-2 & ISO 639-3 language code for Hausa.

'Are'are[edit]

Noun[edit]

hau

  1. stone

References[edit]


Basque[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): (Southern) /au̯/, [au̯]
  • IPA(key): (Northern) /hau̯/, [ɦau̯]

Etymology 1[edit]

Determiner[edit]

hau

  1. this

Pronoun[edit]

hau

  1. (demonstrative) this one
Declension[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

hau

  1. Third-person singular (hark), taking informal second-person singular (hi) as direct object, present indicative form of izan.
Usage notes[edit]

Linguistically, this verb form can be seen as belonging to the reconstructed citation form edun instead of izan.


Cimbrian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German houwe, from Old High German houwa, from Proto-West Germanic *hauwā (hoe, mattock), from Proto-Germanic *hawwǭ, from *hawwaną (to hew, chop; to forge). Cognate with German Haue.

Noun[edit]

hau f (plural haung)

  1. (Luserna, Sette Comuni) spade, shovel

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Patuzzi, Umberto, ed., (2013) Luserna / Lusérn: Le nostre parole / Ünsarne börtar / Unsere Wörter [Our Words], Luserna, Italy: Comitato unitario delle isole linguistiche storiche germaniche in Italia / Einheitskomitee der historischen deutschen Sprachinseln in Italien
  • “hau” in Martalar, Umberto Martello; Bellotto, Alfonso (1974) Dizionario della lingua Cimbra dei Sette Communi vicentini, 1st edition, Roana, Italy: Instituto di Cultura Cimbra A. Dal Pozzo

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Onomatopoeic

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈhɑu̯/, [ˈhɑu̯]
  • Rhymes: -ɑu
  • Syllabification: hau

Interjection[edit]

hau

  1. arf, bark, woof (the sound a barking dog makes)

See also[edit]


German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Verb[edit]

hau

  1. singular imperative of hauen
  2. (colloquial) first-person singular present of hauen

Hausa[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hâu m (possessed form hâun)

  1. misfortune, being bewitched

Hawaiian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈhau̯/, [ˈhɐw]
  • (rapid speech) IPA(key): [ˈhɔw]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *sau.

Noun[edit]

hau

  1. cool/cold, dew, ice, snow
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *fau, from Proto-Oceanic *paʀu, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *baʀu.

sea hibiscus, Talipariti tiliaceum

Noun[edit]

hau

  1. sea hibiscus, cottonwood hibiscus (Talipariti tiliaceum, syn. Hibiscus tiliaceus)
Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • “hau” in the Hawaiian Dictionary, Revised and Enlarged Edition, University of Hawaii Press, 1986

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

hau

  1. Rōmaji transcription of はう

Kumzari[edit]

Noun[edit]

hau

  1. water

References[edit]

  • Rastorgujeva, V. S.; Edelʹman, D. I. (2000) Etimologičeskij slovarʹ iranskix jazykov [Etymological Dictionary of Iranian Languages] (in Russian), volume I, Moscow: Vostochnaya Literatura

Lashi[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Determiner[edit]

hau

  1. that

References[edit]

  • Hkaw Luk (2017) A grammatical sketch of Lacid[1], Chiang Mai: Payap University (master thesis)

Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Adverb[edit]

hau (not comparable)

  1. Alternative form of haud

Etymology 2[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Interjection[edit]

hau

  1. Expressing pain or grief; oh! ah!

References[edit]

  • hau”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • hau”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • hau in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette

Maori[edit]

Noun[edit]

hau

  1. essence

Adjective[edit]

hau

  1. famous

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Interjection[edit]

hau!

  1. used to express fear, rejection, and so on
  2. used to express optimism

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

hau m

  1. eye dialect spelling of haug

Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

hau n (definite singular hauet, indefinite plural hau, definite plural haua)

  1. (dialectal) alternative spelling of haud (head)
    • 1978, Blix, Dagmar, Vanja, Trondheim: Rune, page 24:
      Men det såg ut som han hadde fått eit hardt slag på sia av hauet.
      But it looked as though he had taken a hard blow on the side of his head.
    • 1979, Hoem, Edvard, Der storbåra bryt, Oslo: Det norske samlaget, page 18:
      "Då hadde du vore eit hau kortare, far."
      "Then you'd be a head shorter, father."

References[edit]


Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Onomatopoeic.

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

hau

  1. woof (the sound a barking dog makes)

Further reading[edit]

  • hau in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • hau in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Rapa Nui[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈha.u/
  • Hyphenation: ha‧u

Noun[edit]

hau

  1. string, cord

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Veronica Du Feu (1996) Rapanui (Descriptive Grammars), Routledge, →ISBN, page 183
  • “hau”, in Diccionario etimológico Rapanui-Español, Valparaíso: Comisión para la Estructuración de la Lengua Rapanui, 2000, →ISBN
  • Paulus Kieviet (2017) A grammar of Rapa Nui[2], Berlin: Language Science Press, →ISBN, page 29

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Onomatopoeic.

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

hau!

  1. woof (the sound a barking dog makes)

See also[edit]


Toba Batak[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *kahiw, from Proto-Austronesian *kaSiw.

Noun[edit]

hau

  1. tree
  2. wood

References[edit]

  • Warneck, J. (1906). Tobabataksch-Deutsches Wörterbuch. Batavia: Landsdrukkerij, p. 89.

Tokelauan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈhʲa.u/
  • Hyphenation: ha‧u

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *saqu. Cognates include Tuvaluan sau and Samoan sau.

Verb[edit]

hau (plural ōmai or ōmamai)

  1. (intransitive) to come
  2. (intransitive, + mai) to come from
    E hau au mai Tokelau.I'm from Tokelau.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Nuclear Polynesian *se-qa-u.

Determiner[edit]

hau

  1. (alienable, indefinite) thy, your
See also[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Te hau (3).

From Proto-Polynesian *sau. Cognates include Hawaiian hau and Samoan sau.

Noun[edit]

hau

  1. dew

References[edit]

  • R. Simona, editor (1986) Tokelau Dictionary[3], Auckland: Office of Tokelau Affairs, page 289

Uab Meto[edit]

Noun[edit]

hau (plural haukin)

  1. plant (organism capable of photosynthesis)

Synonyms[edit]

  • (a tree or plant which lives): hau’amoni; hau’amoni sin, hau’amoên sin pl
  • (the living tree or plant): hauhônês; hauhônês sin -> hauhôênsin, hauhôên kin pl

Uneapa[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From earlier *yau < *iau, from Proto-Oceanic *(i-)au, from , from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(i-)aku, from Proto-Austronesian *(i-)aku.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

hau

  1. I

Further reading[edit]

  • Malcolm Ross, Proto Oceanic and the Austronesian Languages of Western Melanesia, Pacific Linguistics, series C-98 (1988)

Zhuang[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Tai *xaːwᴬ (white). Cognate with Thai ขาว (kǎao), Northern Thai ᨡᩣ᩠ᩅ, Lao ຂາວ (khāo), ᦃᦱᧁ (ẋaaw), Tai Dam ꪄꪱꪫ, Shan ၶၢဝ် (khǎao), Tai Nüa ᥑᥣᥝᥴ (xáaw), Ahom 𑜁𑜧 (khaw) or 𑜁𑜨𑜧 (khow), Bouyei haaul, Saek ห่าว.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

hau (old orthography hau)

  1. white