wu-

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See also: wu, Wu, , , , and

Lower Sorbian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • hu- (obsolete)

Etymology[edit]

From a conflation of the preposition wu (at), from Proto-Slavic *u, and the Proto-Slavic prefix *vy-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Prefix[edit]

wu-

  1. away, off, from
  2. used to mark the perfective aspect of a verb

Derived terms[edit]



Swazi[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Nguni *wu-, from Proto-Bantu *ʊ̀-.

Prefix[edit]

wu-

  1. you, thou; second-person singular subject concord; form of u- used when another prefix precedes.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Nguni *wú-, from Proto-Bantu *gʊ́-.

Prefix[edit]

wu-

  1. he, she, it; class 3 subject concord; form of u- used when another prefix precedes.
  2. him, her, it; class 3 object concord.

Xhosa[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Nguni *wu-, from Proto-Bantu *ʊ̀-.

Prefix[edit]

wu-

  1. you, thou; second-person singular subject concord; form of u- used when another prefix precedes.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Nguni *wú-, from Proto-Bantu *gʊ́-.

Prefix[edit]

wu-

  1. he, she, it; class 3 subject concord; form of u- used when another prefix precedes.
  2. him, her, it; class 3 object concord.

Zulu[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Nguni *wu-, from Proto-Bantu *ʊ̀-.

Prefix[edit]

wu-

  1. you, thou; second-person singular subject concord; form of u- used when another prefix precedes.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Nguni *wú-, from Proto-Bantu *gʊ́-.

Prefix[edit]

wu-

  1. he, she, it; class 3 subject concord; form of u- used when another prefix precedes.
  2. him, her, it; class 3 object concord.

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