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ū U+016B, ū
LATIN SMALL LETTER U WITH MACRON
Composition: u [U+0075] + ◌̄ [U+0304]
Ū
[U+016A]
Latin Extended-A Ŭ
[U+016C]

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TranslingualEdit

LetterEdit

ū (upper case Ū)

  1. The letter u with a macron.

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HawaiianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *huhu. Compare Maori ū.

NounEdit

ū

  1. breast
  2. udder

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VerbEdit

ū

  1. (stative) to drip
  2. (stative) moist, soaked, oozing

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JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

ū

  1. Rōmaji transcription of うう
  2. Rōmaji transcription of うー
  3. Rōmaji transcription of ウー

LatgalianEdit

LetterEdit

ū (upper case Ū)

  1. The thirty-second letter of the Latgalian alphabet, called ū and written in the Latin script.

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LatvianEdit

 
Latvian Wikipedia has an article on:
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EtymologyEdit

Proposed in 1908 as part of the new Latvian spelling by the scientific commission headed by K. Mīlenbahs, which was accepted and began to be taught in schools in 1909. Prior to that, Latvian had been written in German Fraktur, and sporadically in Cyrillic.

PronunciationEdit

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Ū

ū (lower case, upper case Ū)

  1. The thirtieth letter of the Latvian alphabet, called garais u and written in the Latin script.

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LithuanianEdit

PronunciationEdit

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ū (upper case Ū)

  1. The twenty-ninth letter of the Lithuanian alphabet, called u ilgoji and written in the Latin script.

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LivonianEdit

PronunciationEdit

LetterEdit

ū (upper case Ū)

  1. The thirty-sixth letter of the Livonian alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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MaoriEdit

LetterEdit

ū (upper case Ū)

  1. The seventeenth letter of the Maori alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Polynesian *huhu. Compare Hawaiian ū.

NounEdit

ū

  1. breast
  2. udder, teat
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Etymology 2Edit

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VerbEdit

ū

  1. to strike home, to hit the mark (as of a weapon)
  2. to land (as of a vessel), to come ashore
  3. to comply
  4. (stative) to be firm, fixed, unyielding

SamogitianEdit

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ū (upper case Ū)

  1. The twenty-ninth letter of the Samogitian alphabet, called ėlguojė ū and written in the Latin script.

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