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Afar[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

 f

  1. thing

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Mohamed Hassan Kamil (2015) L’afar: description grammaticale d’une langue couchitique (Djibouti, Erythrée et Ethiopie)[1], Paris: Université Sorbonne Paris Cité (doctoral thesis)

Ainu[edit]

Ainu cardinal numbers
 <  1 2 3  > 
    Cardinal : tu
    Ordinal : tu ikinne

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

tu (Kana spelling トゥ)

  1. two

Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unknown.

Noun[edit]

tu ?

  1. pant leg

Aromanian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin , from Proto-Italic *tū, from Proto-Indo-European *túh₂.

Pronoun[edit]

tu

  1. you (singular)
Related terms[edit]
See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Compare tru.

Preposition[edit]

tu

  1. in
  2. into
Synonyms[edit]

Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin .

Pronoun[edit]

tu

  1. you (singular)

Atong (India)[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English two.

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

tu (Bengali script তু)

  1. two

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]


Bambara[edit]

Noun[edit]

tu

  1. forest; thicket

Verb[edit]

tu

  1. to spit (out)

Batuley[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Indonesian tua.

Adjective[edit]

tu

  1. old

References[edit]


Bislama[edit]

Bislama cardinal numbers
 <  1 2 3  > 
    Cardinal : tu

Etymology 1[edit]

From English two.

Numeral[edit]

tu

  1. two

Etymology 2[edit]

From English too.

Adverb[edit]

tu

  1. too

Borôro[edit]

Verb[edit]

tu

  1. to go

Breton[edit]

Noun[edit]

tu m

  1. side

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Occitan tu, from Latin , from Proto-Italic *tū, from Proto-Indo-European *túh₂.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

tu

  1. you (singular); thou
  2. one (singular, impersonal)

Declension[edit]

See also[edit]


Chilcotin[edit]

Noun[edit]

tu

  1. water

References[edit]

  • Eung-Do Cook (2013) A Tsilhqút'ín Grammar

Chipewyan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Athabaskan [Term?]; cognate with Hän chuu, Ahtna tuu, Deg Xinag te, Navajo , Gwich'in chųų, etc.

Noun[edit]

tu

  1. water

References[edit]

  • Eung-Do Cook (2004) A grammar of Dëne Sųłiné (Chipewyan), page 350

Coatecas Altas Zapotec[edit]

Numeral[edit]

tu

  1. one

References[edit]


Cornish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

tu

  1. Hard mutation of du.
  2. Mixed mutation of du.

Czech[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tu/
  • (file)

Adverb[edit]

tu

  1. (informal or dialectal) here
    Synonyms: zde, tady

Pronoun[edit]

tu

  1. feminine accusative singular of ten

References[edit]

  • tu in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • tu in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Ewe[edit]

Noun[edit]

tu (plural tuwo)

  1. gun

Verb[edit]

tu

  1. to build
  2. to close
  3. to crush
  4. to grind
  5. to meet
  6. to untie

Fanagalo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English two.

Numeral[edit]

tu

  1. two

Fijian[edit]

Verb[edit]

tu

  1. to stand
  2. to be (only in situations regarding posture or position)

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old French tu, from Latin , from Proto-Italic *tū, from Proto-Indo-European *túh₂.

Pronoun[edit]

tu (second person informal singular, possessive determiner ton)

  1. you (singular); thou
Usage notes[edit]
  • When more pronouns are included in the same sentence, it is considered impolite to say the pronoun moi first, it must be the last one, and toi must be said after a third person:
    • Rose, toi et moi irons là-bas., “Rose, you and I will go there.”
Inflection[edit]
  • Nominative: tu
  • Emphatic: toi
  • Oblique: te
  • t' (proclitic form, colloquial)
Derived terms[edit]
Related terms[edit]
  • vous (plural form and polite singular form)

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

tu m (feminine singular tue, masculine plural tus, feminine plural tues)

  1. past participle of taire

Etymology 3[edit]

From t-il.

Particle[edit]

tu

  1. (Quebec, informal) question marker
    C'est-tu possible ?Is it possible?

Further reading[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


Friulian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin , from Proto-Indo-European *túh₂.

Pronoun[edit]

tu

  1. you

See also[edit]


Gaulish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *tū, from Proto-Indo-European *túh₂.

Pronoun[edit]

  1. you (singular); thou

Inflection[edit]

Number Singular Plural
Nominative suīs
Accusative te suīs
Genitive tou suesron
Dative toi umē
Ablative te ume
Instrumental toi ?
Locative toi umē

German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

tu

  1. singular imperative of tun

Ido[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English thou, French tu, German du, Italian tu, Spanish , Russian ты (ty), all ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *túh₂ with +‎ -u.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

tu (second person singular)

  1. (informal, familiar) you (singular), thou
    Synonym: vu (formal)

Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]


Interlingua[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin and common Romance tu.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

tu (second person singular)

  1. you (singular); thou

Inflection[edit]

subject tu
object te
reflexive te
possessive tu, tue

Determiner[edit]

tu

  1. (possessive) your

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin , from Proto-Italic *tū, from Proto-Indo-European *túh₂.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

tu (second person singular)

  1. you (singular); thou

Usage notes[edit]

  • Italians avoid expressing personal pronouns both in written and spoken language, preferring to use just the inflected verb (an example would be: Am going for a walk, way more common than I am going for a walk; Is good-looking instead of She is good-looking). The explicit usage of personal pronouns may sound redundant to a native speaker, except when the purpose of the sentence is to specify the subject or the object (He is the one I was talking about).
  • The second-person pronoun in particular can sound confidential and, in some cases, even impolite.

See also[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

tu

  1. Rōmaji transcription of とぅ
  2. Rōmaji transcription of トゥ

Kalasha[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

tu

  1. you (2nd-person personal pronoun)

See also[edit]


Kalo Finnish Romani[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Romani tu, from Sanskrit त्वम् (tvam), from Proto-Indo-European *túh₂.

Pronoun[edit]

tu

  1. you (singular)

References[edit]

  • tu” in Finnish Romani-English Dictionary, ROMLEX – the Romani Lexicon Project, 2000.

Khumi Chin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Kuki-Chin [Term?], from Proto-Sino-Tibetan *tu. Cognates include Burmese တူ (tu) and Chinese (chuí).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tu

  1. hammer

References[edit]

  • K. E. Herr (2011) The phonological interpretation of minor syllables, applied to Lemi Chin[2], Payap University, page 48

Ladino[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

tu (Latin spelling)

  1. (informal) you (singular)

See also[edit]

Adjective[edit]

tu (Latin spelling)

  1. your

Latgalian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Balto-Slavic *tū, Proto-Indo-European *túh₂.

Pronoun[edit]

tu

  1. you (singular)

Declension[edit]


Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Italic *tū, from Proto-Indo-European *túh₂ or *tū.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

(second person singular, possessive adjective tuus)

  1. you (singular); thou
    tuī pudet.
    I am ashamed of you.

Usage notes[edit]

When used in the plural genitive, vestrī is used when it is the object of an action, especially when used with a gerund or gerundive. When used in such a construction, the gerund or gerundive takes on the masculine genitive singular. Vestrum is used as a partitive genitive, used in constructions such as (one of you).

Declension[edit]

1st and 2nd person personal pronouns declension together with the possessive and reflexive pronouns.
is, ea, id (he, she, it) is not included here.

Singular First-person Second-person Reflexive
nominative ego/egō
genitive meī tuī suī
dative mihi/mihī, tibi sibi
accusative , sēsē
ablative , sēsē
vocative egō
possessive meus tuus suus
Plural First-person Second-person Reflexive
nominative nōs vōs
genitive nostrī, nostrum vestrī, vestrum suī
dative nōbīs vōbīs sibi
accusative nōs vōs , sēsē
ablative nōbīs vōbīs , sēsē
vocative nōs vōs
possessive noster vester, voster suus

Quotations[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • tu in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • tu in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers

Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Balto-Slavic *tū, Proto-Indo-European *túh₂. The Latvian tevis comes from *tevens, with an -en-increased form showing an additional s by analogy with other genitive plurals. The dative form was originally closer to Old Prussian tebbei; the current form tev has a v due to influence from other declension forms, and the ending was reduced. The accusative tevi comes from *teven, with n by analogy to the accusative form of other words. The locative tevī was formed by analogy with i-stem nouns.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Pronoun[edit]

tu (personal, 2nd person singular)

  1. (informal in the singular) you; (dated) thou; second person pronoun, referring to the addressee
    vai tu nāksi man līdzi?are you coming with me?
    pieder tautai, tad tauta piederēs tev!belong to the people, and then the people will belong to you!
    būt uz tu ar kāduto be on intimate terms (lit. to be on thou) with someone
  2. (in the expression “ak tu...”) used to strengthen the meaning of a word or expression
    "ak tu to skaļo gaiļa rīkli!" māte priecājas"oh you loud rooster throat!" mother said happily
    ak tu mūžs! cūka izlauzusies no aizgalda!ah (you) life! the pig escaped from the pen!

Usage notes[edit]

The form tavs is a possessive pronoun ('your'), while tevis is a true genitive form ('of you'). The dative form tevim is used only optionally, with prepositions.

Declension[edit]

Related terms[edit]

See also[edit]


References[edit]

  1. ^ Karulis, Konstantīns (1992) , “tu”, in Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca (in Latvian), Rīga: AVOTS, →ISBN

Lithuanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Balto-Slavic *tuˀ (you), from Proto-Indo-European *tuH. The oblique stem tav- has been generalized from the Proto-Indo-European genitive *téwe. For a discussion of the case endings, see àš (I).

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

  1. you (singular)

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]


Lower Sorbian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Determiner[edit]

tu

  1. accusative feminine singular of ten

Lower Tanana[edit]

Noun[edit]

tu

  1. water

References[edit]

  • James Kari (1991) Lower Tanana Athabaskan Listening and Writing Exercises

Malay[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Shortened form of itu, from Proto-Malayic *(i)tu(ʔ), from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(i-)tu, from Proto-Austronesian *(i-)Cu.

Pronunciation[edit]

Determiner[edit]

tu

  1. that (what is being indicated)

Pronoun[edit]

tu

  1. that (that thing)

Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

tu

  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.

Mezquital Otomi[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Otomi *dų, from Proto-Otomian [Term?], from Proto-Oto-Pamean *tõ, from Proto-Oto-Manguean *ti(n).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

tu (intransitive)

  1. die

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

tu

  1. contain
  2. exist

Etymology 3[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

tu

  1. owe

Middle English[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

tu

  1. Alternative form of þou (thou)

Mirandese[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

tu

  1. you (the second-person singular pronoun)

Neapolitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin .

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

tu

  1. you

Nigerian Pidgin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From English too.

Adverb[edit]

tu

  1. too
  2. very

Etymology 2[edit]

From English two.

Numeral[edit]

tu

  1. two

North Frisian[edit]

Preposition[edit]

tu

  1. (Mooring Dialect) to
    • 1867, Kleine Mittheilungen. Zur Sammlung der Sagen, Märchen und Lieder, der Sitten und Gebräuche der Herzogthümer Schleswig, Holstein und Lauenburg. Nachträge, herausgegeben von Dr. Handelmann in Jahrbücher für die Landeskunde der Herzogthümer Schleswig, Holstein und Lauenburg herausgegeben von der S. H. L. Gesellschaft für vaterländische Geschichte. Band IX., p. 126 (Von der Insel Amrum. Mitgetheilt von Chr. Johansen)
      Gung am tu Sam
      Am an Tram;

Northern Kurdish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Iranian *tuHám, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *túH, from Proto-Indo-European *túh₂.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

tu (second person singular)

  1. you (singular); thou

Related terms[edit]

See also[edit]


Occitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Occitan tu, from Latin .

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

tu

  1. you (singular)

Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *twō, neuter of *twai.

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

  1. neuter nominative/accusative of tweġen

Old Irish[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

tu

  1. Alternative spelling of

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
tu thu tu
pronounced with /d(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin , from Proto-Indo-European *túh₂.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

tu

  1. thou, you (singular second person pronoun)

Descendants[edit]

  • Fala: tu
  • Galician: tu, ti
  • Portuguese: tu

Phalura[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit तुवम् (tuvam, thou).

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

tu (personal, Perso-Arabic spelling توۡ)

  1. you (2sg nom subject or direct object)

References[edit]

  • Liljegren, Henrik; Haider, Naseem (2011) Palula Vocabulary (FLI Language and Culture Series; 7)‎[3], Islamabad, Pakistan: Forum for Language Initiatives, →ISBN
  • Turner, Ralph Lilley (1969–1985) , “(5889)”, in A Comparative Dictionary of the Indo-Aryan Languages, London: Oxford University Press.

Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *tu.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

tu

  1. here
    Synonym: tutaj

Further reading[edit]

  • tu in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • tu in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Portuguese tu, from Latin (you), from Proto-Italic *tū, from Proto-Indo-European *túh₂ (you).

Pronoun[edit]

tu (second person singular, masculine possessive adjective teu, feminine possessive adjective tua)

  1. (informal in Portugal, literary, archaic or regional in Brazil) you; thou (singular second person pronoun)
    Synonyms: o senhor (Brazil, formal), você (formal in Portugal, informal in Brazil), vossa mercê (formal, archaic), vosmecê (formal, archaic), vossemecê (formal, obsolete)
  2. (Brazil, colloquial, proscribed) second-person singular prepositional pronoun;
    Ela gosta de tu.She's into you.
Usage notes[edit]
  • Tu has fallen out of use in some regions of Brazil, including most of the Southeast and the Center-West, where “você” has taken its place. It is still very commonly used in various regions of the country though, such as most of Santa Catarina and Rio Grande do Sul, parts of Paraná, Rio de Janeiro city and most of the Northeast and North regions. It should be noted that, in Rio de Janeiro, the pronoun is frequently employed interchangeably with você. Despite the media's preference for "você", the usage of "tu" seems to have been gaining ground throughout the last few decades in Rio (see [4], a linguistic research on the topic in Portuguese), being most frequent among younger speakers.
  • According to grammars, tu should always take second person singular verbs, as is the case in Portugal and some parts of Brazil. However, in many Brazilian dialects which employ tu, it now takes third person singular verbs, like você.

See also[edit]

Portuguese personal pronouns (edit)
Number Person Nominative
(subject)
Accusative
(direct object)
Dative
(indirect object)
Prepositional Prepositional
with com
Non-declining
m f m f m and f m f m f m f
Singular First eu me mim comigo
Second tu te ti contigo você
o senhor a senhora
Third ele ela o
(lo, no)
a
(la, na)
lhe ele ela com ele com ela o mesmo a mesma
se si consigo
Plural First nós nos nós connosco (Portugal)
conosco (Brazil)
a gente
Second vós vos vós convosco, com vós vocês
os senhores as senhoras
Third eles elas os
(los, nos)
as
(las, nas)
lhes eles elas com eles com elas os mesmos as mesmas
se si consigo
Indefinite se si consigo

Etymology 2[edit]

Interjection[edit]

tu

  1. (onomatopoeia) the sound produced by a telephone after one of the callers hangs up

Romani[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit त्वम् (tvam), from Proto-Indo-European *túh₂.

Pronoun[edit]

tu

  1. you (singular)

Descendants[edit]

  • Kalo Finnish Romani: tu
  • Sinte Romani: tu
  • Welsh Romani: tu

See also[edit]


Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin , from Proto-Italic *tū, from Proto-Indo-European *túh₂.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

tu

  1. you (singular), thou
    Synonyms: dumneata (semi-polite form), dumneavoastră (polite form)

Declension[edit]

See also[edit]


Savi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit त्वम् (tvam).

Pronoun[edit]

tu

  1. you; second-person singular and plural personal pronoun

References[edit]

  • Nina Knobloch (2020) A grammar sketch of Sauji: An Indo-Aryan language of Afghanistan[5], Stockholm University

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

tu

  1. Form of of thu (thou, you) used after verb forms ending in -n, -s or -dh.

See also[edit]


Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *tu.

Adverb[edit]

(Cyrillic spelling ту̑)

  1. here (in this place)
    Tu nikad nismo bili.We have never been here.
  2. (proximal) here, over here (in the indicated place nearby)
    Eno ih tu!Here they are!
  3. over here (to, towards this place)
    Dođi tu!Come over here!

Synonyms[edit]

Related terms[edit]


Sicilian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin .

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

tu (second person singular)

  1. you (informal); thou

Inflection[edit]

nominative tu
prepositional tia
object, reflexive ti

Sinte Romani[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Romani tu, from Sanskrit त्वम् (tvam), from Proto-Indo-European *túh₂.

Pronoun[edit]

tu

  1. you (singular)

References[edit]

  • tu” in Sinte Romani-English Dictionary, ROMLEX – the Romani Lexicon Project, 2000.

Slovene[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

  1. here, in this place

Synonyms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • tu”, in Slovarji Inštituta za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, portal Fran

South Slavey[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (Jean Marie River) ti

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Athabaskan *tuˑ.[1] Cognates include Navajo and Chipewyan tuu.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tu

  1. water

References[edit]

  1. ^ Keren Rice (1989) A Grammar of Slave, Berlin, West Germany: Mouton de Gruyter, →ISBN, page 90

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin tuus, from Proto-Indo-European *towos.

Pronunciation[edit]

Determiner[edit]

tu sg (second person singular possessive of singular, of plural tus)

  1. (before the noun) Apocopic form of tuyo, your
    Synonym: su (parts of Central and South America)

Usage notes[edit]

The forms tu and tus are only used before and within the noun phrase of the modified noun. In other positions, a form of tuyo is used instead:

Son tus libros.[They] are your books.
Son los libros tuyos.[They] are your books.
(“...the books of yours.”)

Besides being a pronoun, because tu occurs in a noun phrase and expresses reference, it also grammatically classifies as a determiner (specifically a possessive/genitive determiner).

Related terms[edit]

See also[edit]


Sranan Tongo[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From English two.

Number[edit]

tu

  1. two

Etymology 2[edit]

From English too.

Adverb[edit]

tu

  1. too, also, as well
    Synonym: owktu

Swahili[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

tu

  1. only

Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

tu

  1. (archaic) two
    Synonym: två

Related terms[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


Tanacross[edit]

Noun[edit]

tu

  1. water

References[edit]

  • Jeff Leer, Proto-Athabaskan verb stem variation (1979), page 83

Tejalapan Zapotec[edit]

Numeral[edit]

tu

  1. one

References[edit]


Timbe[edit]

Noun[edit]

tu

  1. water

References[edit]


Tocharian A[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Tocharian [Term?], from Proto-Indo-European *túh₂. Cognate with Tocharian B tuwe.

Pronoun[edit]

tu

  1. you

Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From English two.

Numeral[edit]

tu

  1. two
Usage notes[edit]

Used when counting; see also tupela.

Etymology 2[edit]

From English too

Adverb[edit]

tu

  1. too; also; as well
    • 1989, Buk Baibel long Tok Pisin, Port Moresby: Bible Society of Papua New Guinea, Jenesis 1:15:
      God i mekim kamap tupela bikpela lait. Bikpela em san bilong givim lait long de, na liklik em mun bilong givim lait long nait. Na God i mekim kamap ol sta tu.
      →New International Version translation
    • 1995, John Verhaar, Toward a reference grammar of Tok Pisin: an experiment in corpus linguistics[6], →ISBN, page 433:
      Mekim olsem pinis, orait tupela i planim taro na banana, na kumu, painap, kon, tomato, na kaukau tu.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
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Upper Kuskokwim[edit]

Noun[edit]

tu

  1. water

References[edit]

  • Raymond L. Collins, Betty Petruska, Dinak'i (our Words): Upper Kuskokwim Athabaskan Junior Dictionary (1979)

Vietnamese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from .

Verb[edit]

tu

  1. (intransitive) to isolate oneself from other people to follow rules in a philosophy or religion
Related terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

tu

  1. (transitive) to drink directly from a bottle by holding bottle mouth in one's mouth

Volapük[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English too.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

tu

  1. (degree) too, excessively.

Derived terms[edit]


Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Brythonic *tʉβ, from Proto-Celtic *toibos, whence also Old Irish táeb and Irish taobh. Cognate with Breton tu, Cornish tu.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tu m (uncountable)

  1. side

Derived terms[edit]

Preposition[edit]

tu

  1. beside, next to

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
tu du nhu thu
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

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

Welsh Romani[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Romani tu, from Sanskrit त्वम् (tvam), from Proto-Indo-European *túh₂.

Pronoun[edit]

tu

  1. you (singular)

References[edit]

  • tu” in Welsh Romani-English Dictionary, ROMLEX – the Romani Lexicon Project, 2000.

Yale[edit]

Noun[edit]

tu

  1. water

References[edit]