wu

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See also: WU, Wu, , , , , and wu-

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From the Wade-Giles romanization of Mandarin Chinese (, shaman)

Noun[edit]

wu (plural wus)

  1. (historical) A Chinese shaman or shamaness

Anagrams[edit]


French[edit]

Noun[edit]

wu m (uncountable)

  1. Wu (Sinitic language)

Lower Sorbian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • hu (obsolete)

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *u.

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

wu (with genitive)

  1. at; at the home, office, workshop, etc. of (compare German bei, French chez, Latin apud, etc.)

Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

wu

  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.

Pennsylvania German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare German wo, Dutch waar, English where.

Adverb[edit]

wu

  1. (interogative) where
    Wu iss die Kuh?
    Where is the cow?

Pronoun[edit]

wu

  1. (relative) where
    Nau muss er sei Actions schtelle wu sei grosse Maul iss!
    Now he has to put his actions where his big mouth is!

Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

wu n

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter W/w.

See also[edit]


Tocharian A[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Tocharian, from Proto-Indo-European *dwóh₁. Compare Tocharian B wi.

Numeral[edit]

wu m

  1. (cardinal) two

Related terms[edit]