jou

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See also: jo'u

Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Dutch jou. Also related to English you.

Pronoun[edit]

jou (subject jy)

  1. you (singular, object)

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Etymology 2[edit]

From Dutch jouw.

Determiner[edit]

jou

  1. your (singular)
    • 2016, “In Jou Atmosfeer”, in Sal Jy Met My Dans?[1], South Africa, performed by Kurt Darren:
      In jou atmosfeer.
      In your atmosphere.

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Occitan (compare Occitan jo), from Latin jugum, iugum (compare French joug, Italian giogo), from Proto-Italic *jugom, from Proto-Indo-European *yugóm.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

jou m (plural jous)

  1. yoke

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch jou, from Old Dutch *jū, a northern (Frisian?) variant of *iu, from Proto-Germanic *iwwiz, a West Germanic variant of *izwiz. Doublet of u.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

jou

  1. objective form of jij (you (singular)): you
    Ik zal dit wel even doen voor jou.I'll do this for you.

Inflection[edit]


Alternative forms[edit]

  • a (Brabantian)

Synonyms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: jou

Verb[edit]

jou

  1. first-person singular present indicative of jouen
  2. imperative of jouen

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

< English yo

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈjou̯/, [ˈjo̞u̯]
  • Rhymes: -ou
  • Syllabification: jou

Interjection[edit]

jou

  1. (slang) yo (greeting)

Anagrams[edit]


Haitian Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French jour.

Noun[edit]

jou

  1. day

Kalo Finnish Romani[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

jou

  1. he

References[edit]

  • jou” in Finnish Romani-English Dictionary, ROMLEX – the Romani Lexicon Project, 2000.

Old French[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

jou

  1. # Alternative form of je

Romansch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (Rumantsch Grischun) jau
  • (Sursilvan) jeu
  • (Surmiran) ia
  • (Puter) eau
  • (Vallader) eu

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *eo, from Latin ego, from Proto-Indo-European *éǵh₂.

Pronoun[edit]

jou

  1. (Sutsilvan) I

Ternate[edit]

Noun[edit]

jou

  1. lord

References[edit]

  • Rika Hayami-Allen (2001). A Descriptive Study of the Language of Ternate, the Northern Moluccas, Indonesia. University of Pittsburgh.

Toba Batak[edit]

Verb[edit]

jou

  1. to call

West Frisian[edit]

Verb[edit]

jou

  1. first-person singular present of jaan (to give)
  2. imperative of jaan (to give)