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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

An onomatopoeia.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈmuː]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -muː

Interjection[edit]

  1. moo (the characteristic sound made by a cow)
    Synonym:

Noun[edit]

  1. (rare) moo (sound of a cow)
    • 1998..2005 Douglas R. Hofstadter, Gödel, Escher, Bach. Egybefont Gondolatok Birodalma. Typotex, Budapest, 2005, tr. Lipovszki Gábor, page 312
      Hangyász: Abszurdum! Az ön „mu”-ja olyan, mint egy buta tehén -ja.
      That’s absurd! Your “mu” is like the moo of a stupid cow.
      (Note: the mu here refers to the “neither yes nor no” concept, which is discussed in the dialog.)

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative múk
accusative mút múkat
dative múnak múknak
instrumental múval múkkal
causal-final múért múkért
translative múvá múkká
terminative múig múkig
essive-formal múként múkként
essive-modal múul
inessive múban múkban
superessive mún múkon
adessive múnál múknál
illative múba múkba
sublative múra múkra
allative múhoz múkhoz
elative múból múkból
delative múról múkról
ablative mútól múktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
múé múké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
múéi múkéi
Possessive forms of
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. múm múim
2nd person sing. múd múid
3rd person sing. múja múi
1st person plural múnk múink
2nd person plural mútok múitok
3rd person plural mújuk múik

Mandarin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • mu (nonstandard)

Romanization[edit]

(mu2, Zhuyin ㄇㄨˊ)

  1. Hanyu Pinyin reading of .
  2. Hanyu Pinyin reading of .
  3. Hanyu Pinyin reading of .
  4. Hanyu Pinyin reading of .
  5. Hanyu Pinyin reading of .
  6. Hanyu Pinyin reading of .
  7. Hanyu Pinyin reading of .
  8. Hanyu Pinyin reading of .

Tày[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Tai *ʰmuːᴮ. Cognate with Northern Thai ᩉ᩠ᨾᩪ᩵, Lao ໝູ່ (), ᦖᦴᧈ (ṁuu1), Shan မူႇ (mùu), Ahom 𑜉𑜥 (), Thai หมู่ (mùu).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

()

  1. a group of people
    pây pền to go in a group of people
    tỉ quá khói kéo dá
    That group of people passed the pass
  2. relative
    cănrelated to each other

References[edit]

  • Hoàng Văn Ma; Lục Văn Pảo; Hoàng Chí (2006) Từ điển Tày-Nùng-Việt [Tay-Nung-Vietnamese dictionary] (in Vietnamese), Hanoi: Nhà xuất bản Từ điển Bách khoa Hà Nội
  • Lương Bèn (2011) Từ điển Tày-Việt [Tay-Vietnamese dictionary]‎[[1][2]] (in Vietnamese), Thái Nguyên: Nhà Xuất bản Đại học Thái Nguyên
  • Lục Văn Pảo; Hoàng Tuấn Nam (2003), Hoàng Triều Ân, editor, Từ điển chữ Nôm Tày [A Dictionary of (chữ) Nôm Tày]‎[3] (in Vietnamese), Hanoi: Nhà xuất bản Khoa học Xã hội

Wutung[edit]

Noun[edit]

  1. fish

References[edit]

  • Marmion, Douglas E. Topics in the Phonology and Morphology of Wutung. 2010.