See also: lōu, lóu, lǒu, and lòu

MandarinEdit

RomanizationEdit

lou (form of lou0 or lou5)

  1. Pinyin reading of ,

RomanizationEdit

lou

  1. Nonstandard spelling of lōu.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of lóu.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of lǒu.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of lòu.

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.

Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latin lupus

NounEdit

lou m (oblique plural lous, nominative singular lous, nominative plural lou)

  1. Alternative form of leu.

DescendantsEdit

Last modified on 3 November 2013, at 23:40