pu

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Chuukese[edit]

Noun[edit]

pu

  1. betel nut

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Verb[edit]

pu ‎(intransitive, hence invariable)

  1. past participle of pouvoir

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

pu

  1. (falconry) past participle of paître

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

pu

  1. rōmaji reading of
  2. rōmaji reading of

Lojban[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From purci.

Cmavo[edit]

pu ‎(selma'o PU )

  1. (subordinating conjunction) before
  2. (adverbial particle) past tense tag[1]

Usage notes[edit]

  • The elidable terminator for a subordinate clause begun with "pu lenu" is kei.

Antonyms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lojban Reference Grammar, Chapter 2, §17

Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

pu (Zhuyin ㄆㄨ˙)

  1. Nonstandard spelling of .
  2. Nonstandard spelling of .
  3. Nonstandard spelling of .
  4. Nonstandard spelling of .

Usage notes[edit]

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

Veps[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *puu, from Proto-Uralic *puxe.

Noun[edit]

pu

  1. tree
  2. wood

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of pu
nominative sing. pu
genitive sing. pun
partitive sing. pud
partitive plur. puid
singular plural
nominative pu pud
accusative pun pud
genitive pun puiden
partitive pud puid
essive-instructive pun puin
translative puks puikš
inessive pus puiš
elative puspäi puišpäi
illative  ? puihe
adessive pul puil
ablative pulpäi puilpäi
allative pule puile
abessive puta puita
comitative punke puidenke
prolative pudme puidme
approximative I punno puidenno
approximative II punnoks puidennoks
egressive punnopäi puidennopäi
terminative I  ? puihesai
terminative II pulesai puilesai
terminative III pussai
additive I  ? puihepäi
additive II pulepäi puilepäi

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Zajceva, N. G.; Mullonen, M. I. (2007), “дерево, древесина”, in Uz’ venä-vepsläine vajehnik / Novyj russko-vepsskij slovarʹ [New Russian–Veps Dictionary], Petrozavodsk: Periodika

Yupiltepeque[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pu

  1. hand

References[edit]

  • Vocabularios de la lengua xinca de Sinacantan (1868, D. Juan Gavarrete)
  • Chris Rogers, The Use and Development of the Xinkan Languages