riu

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See also: ríu, rìu, and ri'u

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Provençal riu, from Vulgar Latin rius (river) or Latin rīvus (brook; small stream), from Proto-Indo-European *h₃rih₂wós, from *h₃reyh₂- (to flow; to move, set in motion) + *-wós.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

riu m (plural rius)

  1. river

Verb[edit]

riu

  1. third-person singular present indicative form of riure
  2. second-person singular imperative form of riure

Extremaduran[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin rius (river), from Latin rīvus (brook; small stream)

Noun[edit]

riu m (plural rius)

  1. river

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

riu

  1. Rōmaji transcription of りう

Manx[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

riu

  1. 2nd person formal/plural of rish
  2. with you (formal)
    As ta mee gra riu. And I say unto you.

Derived terms[edit]


Mirandese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Leonese, from Vulgar Latin rius (river), from Latin rīvus (brook; small stream)

Noun[edit]

riu m (plural rius)

  1. river

Occitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Provençal riu,from Vulgar Latin rius (river) or Latin rīvus (brook; small stream).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

riu m (plural rius)

  1. river

Old Provençal[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin rius (river) or Latin rīvus (brook; small stream).

Noun[edit]

riu m (oblique plural rius, nominative singular rius, nominative plural riu)

  1. river (body of flowing water)

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Papiamentu[edit]

Noun[edit]

riu

  1. river

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

riu

  1. Third-person singular (ele, ela, also used with tu and você?) preterite indicative of rir