hau

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

'Are'are[edit]

Noun[edit]

hau

  1. stone

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Basque[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Determiner[edit]

hau

  1. this

Pronoun[edit]

hau

  1. (demonstrative) this one

Declension[edit]

Related terms[edit]


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) spade, shovel

References[edit]

  • “hau” in Patuzzi, Umberto, ed., (2013) Ünsarne Börtar [Our Words], Luserna, Italy: Comitato unitario delle isole linguistiche storiche germaniche in Italia / Einheitskomitee der historischen deutschen Sprachinseln in Italien

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)

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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, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *sazuk.

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]

Alternative forms[edit]

Adverb[edit]

hau (not comparable)

  1. not, by no means
Derived terms[edit]

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

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 form of hovud
    • 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)

Rapa Nui[edit]

Noun[edit]

hau

  1. string

Derived terms[edit]


Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Onomatopoeic.

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

hau!

  1. woof (the sound a barking dog makes)

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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

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[2], 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

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 (khǎaw), Tai Nüa ᥑᥣᥝᥴ (xáaw), Ahom 𑜁𑜧 (khaw) or 𑜁𑜨𑜧 (khow), Bouyei haaul, Saek ห่าว.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

hau (old orthography hau)

  1. white