tu-

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Kamba[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Prefix[edit]

tu-

  1. we (used for conjugating verbs to the subjective or nominative case of the personal pronoun)

Lushootseed[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Prefix[edit]

tu-

  1. inflectional prefix applied to any lexical category functioning as predicate or complement to indicate past tense

Maquiritari[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Prefix[edit]

tu-

  1. Allomorph of t- used for stems that begin with a consonant other than w and have a first vowel u.

Inflection[edit]


Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Prefix[edit]

tu-

  1. Alternative form of to- (towards)

Etymology 2[edit]

Prefix[edit]

tu-

  1. Alternative form of to- (apart)

Uneapa[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From earlier *natu- via truncation, from Proto-Oceanic *natu, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *natu.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tu-

  1. child

Further reading[edit]

  • Terry Crowley et al, The Oceanic Languages (2013), page 365