sau

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See also: Sau, SAU, sáu, sâu, său, s-au, sau-, and sa'u

Dibiyaso[edit]

Noun[edit]

sau

  1. man

References[edit]

  • transnewguinea.org, citing:
    • Daniel Shaw, The Bosavi language family (1986), Papers in New Guinea Linguistics 24 (45-76), Pacific linguistics A-70
    • G. Reesink Languages of the Aramia River Area (1976), Papers in New Guinea Linguistics No. 19
    • and Franklin and Voorhoeve (1973)
  • Bainapi wordlist, in Papers in New Guinea Linguistics (Department of Linguistics, Research School of Pacific Studies, Australian National University), issue 24 (1990)

Fiji Hindi[edit]

Numeral[edit]

sau

  1. hundred

References[edit]

  • Fiji Hindi Dictionary
  • Moag, Rodney F. (1977) Fiji Hindi: A basic course and reference grammar, Canberra, Australia: Australian National University Press, →ISBN, page 55

Gothic[edit]

Romanization[edit]

sau

  1. Romanization of 𐍃𐌰𐌿

Hausa[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sau m (plural sāwā̀yē, possessed form san)

  1. foot
  2. footprint, trace
  3. time
  4. trip (travel)

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sàu m (possessed form sàn)

  1. times (multiplication)

Etymology 3[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

sau

  1. Clipping of sàkā (release) (used before an object).

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

sau

  1. Rōmaji transcription of さう

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse sauðr.

Noun[edit]

sau m (definite singular sauen, indefinite plural sauer, definite plural sauene)

  1. a sheep
  2. fool, moron, idiot
    Se på den sauen!Look at that idiot!

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse sauðr.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sau m (definite singular sauen, indefinite plural sauer or sauar, definite plural sauene or sauane)

  1. a sheep
    1. (uncountable) mutton
  2. (colloquial, derogatory) fool, moron, idiot
    Sjå på den sauen!Look at that idiot!

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Latin seu, a form of sīve, and perhaps influenced by Latin aut (Romanian au).

Pronunciation[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

sau

  1. or

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Samoan[edit]

Noun[edit]

sau

  1. fantail

Ternate[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

sau

  1. (transitive) to gnaw
  2. (transitive) to bite
Conjugation[edit]
Conjugation of sau
Singular Plural
Inclusive Exclusive
1st tosau fosau misau
2nd nosau nisau
3rd Human osaum, mosauf isau, yosau
Non-human isau isau, yosau
* m - masculine, f - feminine, - archaic

Etymology 2[edit]

From Malay sahur, from Arabic سَحُور(saḥūr).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sau

  1. (Islam) the suhur

References[edit]

  • Rika Hayami-Allen (2001) A descriptive study of the language of Ternate, the northern Moluccas, Indonesia, University of Pittsburgh

Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Mon-Khmer *krawʔ. Cognate with Muong khau, Mon တြဴ.

Attested in Phật thuyết đại báo phụ mẫu ân trọng kinh (佛說大報父母恩重經) as (MC lɑu) (modern SV: lao) and , alternative form (MC ləu) (modern SV: lâu).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

sau (, , , 𡢐, 𢖕, 𢖖, 𨍦)

  1. rear, hind, back
    hai chân sau của con chótwo hind legs of a dog
  2. next, subsequent
    Lần sau đi cửa trước.
    Next time, use the front door.

Antonyms[edit]

Adverb[edit]

sau (, , , 𡢐, 𢖕, 𢖖, 𨍦)

  1. later
  2. afterwards

Antonyms[edit]

Preposition[edit]

sau

  1. behind
    Sau nhà có vườn.
    Behind the house is a garden.
  2. after

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Western Cham[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Chamic *ʔasɔw, from Proto-Malayo-Chamic *asu, from Proto-Malayo-Sumbawan *asu, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *asu, from Proto-Austronesian *(w)asu. Cognate with Eastern Cham asau.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sau

  1. dog (animal)

Yola[edit]

Verb[edit]

sau

  1. Alternative form of zee (to see)

References[edit]

  • Jacob Poole (1867), William Barnes, editor, A Glossary, With some Pieces of Verse, of the old Dialect of the English Colony in the Baronies of Forth and Bargy, County of Wexford, Ireland, London: J. Russell Smith, page 81

Yosondúa Mixtec[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Mixtec *sawiʔ.

Noun[edit]

sau

  1. rain

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Beaty de Farris, Kathryn; et al. (2012) Diccionario básico del mixteco de Yosondúa, Oaxaca (Serie de vocabularios y diccionarios indígenas “Mariano Silva y Aceves”; 46)‎[1] (in Spanish), third edition, Instituto Lingüístico de Verano, A.C., page 71

Zhuang[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Tai *saːwᴬ (unmarried woman). Cognate with Thai สาว (sǎao), Lao ສາວ (sāo), ᦉᦱᧁ (ṡaaw), Tai Nüa ᥔᥣᥝᥲ (sàaw), Shan သၢဝ် (sǎao), Ahom 𑜏𑜧 (saw), 𑜏𑜨𑜧 (sow), 𑜏𑜧𑜤 (sawu), 𑜏𑜧𑜈𑜫 (saww), or 𑜏𑜦𑜡 ().

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sau (Sawndip forms or or 𡠻 or or 𫰴, old orthography sau)

  1. girl; young woman
  2. girlfriend

Adjective[edit]

sau (old orthography sau)

  1. beautiful; pretty; attractive