Alutor edit

Pronunciation edit

Conjunction edit

ту (tu) (emphatic то)

  1. and, then
    То ынӈин намалгитан ыньаньньус аӈинмысъатылъын. [1]
    Then (the parents) saw (their daughter) who was talking alone.

See also edit

References edit

  1. ^ Matrena Ivnako, pers.comm.10 March 2002

Carpathian Rusyn edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Slavic *tu.

Adverb edit

ту (tu)

  1. there, here, in the said place
    Його найновше выданя можете видіти ту
    Joho najnovše vŷdanja možete vydity tu
    Here you can find the latest editions of that journal

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Chuvash edit

Etymology 1 edit

Historically from тăв (tăv) (< тав (taw) < тау (tau)),[1] from Proto-Turkic *tāg.

Noun edit

ту (tu) (plural тусем) 

  1. mountain

Etymology 2 edit

From Volga Bulgar طن (tan). Unclear relation with Tatar туу (tuwu).

Verb edit

ту (tu)

  1. to do

References edit

Dungan edit

Etymology edit

Cognate of Mandarin Chinese (tóu)

Noun edit

ту (tu)

  1. head

Kazakh edit

Alternative scripts
Arabic تۋ
Cyrillic ту
Latin tu

Etymology 1 edit

Pronunciation edit

Adjective edit

ту (tu)

  1. (livestock) barren

Etymology 2 edit

Interjection edit

ту (tu)

  1. an expression of surprise or regret

Etymology 3 edit

Ultimately from Old Chinese (OC *duːɡs, *duːɡ, “banner made of animal tail or feather”).

Noun edit

ту (tu)

  1. flag
Declension edit
Synonyms edit
Derived terms edit

Moksha edit

Verb edit

ту (tu)

  1. connegative of тумс (tums)

Nivkh edit

Etymology edit

Possibly related to Ainu (to, lake).

Noun edit

ту (tu)

  1. lake

Old Church Slavonic edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Slavic *tu.

Adverb edit

ту (tu)

  1. there, in that place (general)
  2. here

Ossetian edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Iranian [Term?], from Proto-Indo-Iranian [Term?], from Proto-Indo-European *(s)ptyēw- (to spit, vomit). Akin to Persian تف (tof, spittle), Sanskrit ष्ठीवति (ṣṭhīvati, to spit), Armenian թուք (tʿukʿ, spit, spittle), Serbo-Croatian pljuvati (to spit), Ancient Greek πτύω (ptúō, to spit out), Latin spuō (to spit), English spew.

Noun edit

ту (tu)

  1. spit, spittle
    ту кӕнынtu kænynto spit

Russian edit

Pronunciation edit

Etymology 1 edit

Determiner edit

ту (tuf sg (demonstrative)

  1. feminine accusative singular of тот (tot)

Pronoun edit

ту (tuf sg (demonstrative)

  1. feminine accusative singular of тот (tot)

Etymology 2 edit

Interjection edit

ту (tu)

  1. (onomatopoeia) the sound of a train horn
    Ту-ту!Tu-tu!Choo-choo!

Serbo-Croatian edit

Etymology edit

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *tu.

Adverb edit

ту̑ (Latin spelling )

  1. there, here, in the said place
    • 1788, Доситеј Обрадовић, Свиња и храст:
      Свиња долазаше често под један жировити храст, и ту се с жиром храњаше. Храст јој рече једном: „Колико се с мојим плодом питаш, а никада нећеш на ме да погледаш, ни да ми захвалиш!”
      A swine went often under an acorn oak, and there it munched acorn. The oak said at once to the swine: “As much as you feed yourself with my fruits, nonetheless you never look at me, nor thank me!”

Synonyms edit

Related terms edit

Solombala English edit

Solombala English numbers (edit)
2
    Cardinal: ту (tu)

Etymology edit

PIE word
*dwóh₁

Inherited from English two.

Ingvild Broch (1996) made a mistake in reading the original text, where ту (tu) was written in italics as ту, which is why he mistakenly perceived it as мы (my) [mɨ], which is supposedly from English me.

Numeral edit

ту (tu)

  1. two (2)
    • 1849 [1848], Vereščagin, Vasilij P., Очерки Архангельской губерніи [Sketches from Arkhangelsk Governorate]‎[1], Saint Petersburg: Typography of Yakov Trey, pages 406407:
      Асей, асей! Дай ту копѣйки!
      Asej, asej! Daj tu kopějki!
      Sailor, sailor! Give me two kopeks!

References edit

  • Broch, Ingvild (1996) “Solombala-English in Archangel”, in Jahr, Ernst Håkon, Broch, Ingvild, editors, Language Contact in the Arctic: Northern Pidgins and Contact Languages (Trends in Linguistics. Studies and Monographs (TiLSM); 88)‎[2], reprint edition, Berlin: De Gruyter Mouton, published 2011, →DOI, →ISBN, page 95 of 93–98

Southern Altai edit

Etymology 1 edit

From Proto-Turkic *ti- (that). Cognate to Kyrgyz тиги (tigi), etc.

Pronoun edit

ту (tu)

  1. that
Synonyms edit

References edit

N. A. Baskakov, Toščakova N.A, editor (1947), “ту”, in Ojrotsko-Russkij Slovarʹ [Oyrot-Russian Dictionary], Moscow: M.: OGIZ, →ISBN

Etymology 2 edit

Compare to Kyrgyz туу (tuu).

Noun edit

ту (tu)

  1. flag

References edit

ту”, in Grammatika Altajskovo Jazyka [Altaic language Grammar], Kazan: V universtiteskoj til, 1869, →ISBN

Tajik edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Iranian *túH, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *túH, from Proto-Indo-European *túh₂.

Pronunciation edit

Pronoun edit

Dari تو
Iranian Persian
Tajik ту

ту (tu)

  1. you, thou (informal, grammatically singular)

See also edit

  • шумо (šumo) (informal, grammatically plural)
  • Шумо (Šumo) (formal, polite and grammatically plural)

Tundra Nenets edit

 
Ту.

Etymology edit

From Proto-Samoyedic *tuj, from Proto-Uralic *tule. Cognates include Finnish tuli and Northern Sami dolla.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): [tu]
  • Hyphenation: ту

Noun edit

ту (tu)

  1. fire
  2. light

Declension edit

Declension of ту (tu) (regular)
singular dual plural
nominative ту (tu) тухуʼ (tuxuh) туˮ (tuq)
genitive туʼ (tuh) тухуʼ (tuxuh) туˮ (tuq)
accusative тум (tum°) тухуʼ (tuxuh) ту (tu)
allative тун (tun°) тухуняʼ (tuxunyah) тухуˮ (tuxuq)
locative тухуна (tuxuna) тухуняна (tuxunyana) тухуˮна (tuxuqna)
ablative тухуд (tuxud°) тухуняд (tuxunyad°) тухут (tuxut°)
prolative тувна (tuwna) тухунямна (tuxunyamna) туˮмӑна (tuqmăna)

Derived terms edit

References edit

  • Pyrerka, A. P., Tereščenko, N. M. (1948) Русско-ненецкий словарь [Russian–Nenets Dictionary], Moscow: Огиз, page 163
  • N. M. Tereschenko (2005) “ту”, in Словарь ненецко-русский и русско-ненецкий, 3rd edition, Saint Petersburg: Просвещение, →ISBN
  • Irina Nikolaeva (2014) A Grammar of Tundra Nenets, Walter de Gruyter GmbH, →ISBN, page 63

Ukrainian edit

Pronunciation edit

Determiner edit

ту (tu)

  1. accusative feminine singular of той (toj)

Yagnobi edit

Pronoun edit

ту (tu)

  1. (informal, grammatically singular) you, thou