Last modified on 17 July 2014, at 16:09

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

gu

  1. Alternative spelling of gue.

AnagramsEdit


AmbulasEdit

NounEdit

gu

  1. water

ReferencesEdit

  • Patricia R. Wilson, Ambulas Grammar (1980)

BasqueEdit

PronounEdit

gu

  1. we

Dena'inaEdit

AdverbEdit

gu

  1. here

DeterminerEdit

gu

  1. this

Isthmus ZapotecEdit

NounEdit

gu

  1. sweet potato

JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

gu

  1. rōmaji reading of
  2. rōmaji reading of

LojbanEdit

CmavoEdit

gu

  1. (conjunction) whether (or not)

Usage notesEdit

  • This is a coordinating conjunction: gu ... gi ... means ... whether or not ....
  • This is a so-called "forethought connective". Its corresponding "afterthought connective" is .iju.

See alsoEdit


ManambuEdit

NounEdit

gu

  1. water or any other liquid (beer, wine, petrol)

ReferencesEdit

  • Alexandra Aikhenvald, The Manambu Language of East Sepik, Papua New Guinea (2010, ISBN 019161534X)

MandarinEdit

RomanizationEdit

gu

  1. Nonstandard spelling of .
  2. Nonstandard spelling of .
  3. Nonstandard spelling of .
  4. Nonstandard spelling of .

Usage notesEdit

  • 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.

Scottish GaelicEdit

PronunciationEdit

ParticleEdit

gu

  1. Makes an adverb when placed in front of an adjective
    • Tha mi gu math. I am (doing) well.

Usage notesEdit

  • Before vowels the form gu h- is used.

PrepositionEdit

gu

  1. till, until
    Fanaidh mi gu ochd uairean. - I'll wait until eight o'clock.
  2. to
    Chuir mi litir gu mo phàrantan. - I sent a letter to my parents.

Alternative formsEdit

Usage notesEdit

  • Before the definite article takes the form chun and is followed by the genitive instead of the dative.
    Is toil e a bhith a' dol gu partaidhean. - He likes going to parties.
    A bheil thu tighinn chun a' phartaidh? - Are you coming to the party?

Derived termsEdit

Combining pronoun Prepositional pronoun Prepositional pronoun (emphatic)
mi thugam thugamsa
tu thugad thugadsa
e thuige thuigesan
i thuice thuicese
sinn thugainn thugainne
sibh thugaibh thugaibhse
iad thuca thucasan

ConjunctionEdit

gu

  1. that; used with the dependent form of a verb to introduce a subordinate clause. If the clause is negated, gu is replaced with nach.
    • Tha mi a' smaoineachadh gu bheil clann aca. - I think that they have children.