plu

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See also: PLU and plu-

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Clipping of paraplu.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

plu m (plural plu's, diminutive pluutje n)

  1. (colloquial) umbrella, brolly

Esperanto[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

plu

  1. further, longer, more

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

plu m (feminine singular plue, masculine plural plus, feminine plural plues)

  1. past participle of pleuvoir

Verb[edit]

plu m (feminine singular plue, masculine plural plus, feminine plural plues)

  1. past participle of plaire

Ido[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French plus and Italian più. Compare Esperanto pli and false friend Esperanto plu.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

plu

  1. (of comparison) more, further
    Lu plu multe ocias kam laboras.He is more often idle than working.
    • 2014, Brian E. Drake, Sencesa bruiso, page 36:
      Mielo kaptas plu multa mushi kam vinagro.
      Honey catches more flies than vinegar.
    Antonym: min

Derived terms[edit]


Ladin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

comparative degree of truep. From Latin plūs.

Adjective[edit]

plu

  1. more

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Volapük[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French plus or Latin plus.

Adverb[edit]

plu

  1. more

Welsh[edit]

Welsh Wikipedia has an article on:
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Pluen
Pluen

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin plūma (feather).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

plu f pl (singulative pluen or plufen)

  1. feathers
  2. (fishing) flies

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
plu blu mhlu phlu
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • plu”, in R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors, Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies, 1950–present