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у U+0443, у
CYRILLIC SMALL LETTER U
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[U+0442]
Cyrillic ф
[U+0444]

BashkirEdit

PronunciationEdit

LetterEdit

у (u) (lower case, upper case У)

  1. The twenty-seventh letter of the Bashkir alphabet

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BelarusianEdit

 
Cyrillic letter У у
(У у), normal above, italics below.
 
Handwritten forms

Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit

LetterEdit

у (u) (upper case У)

  1. The twenty-first letter of the Belarusian alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Etymology 2Edit

Alternative formsEdit

  • ў (ŭ) (after vowels)
  • ува (uva) (when the next word starts in ў)

PronunciationEdit

PrepositionEdit

у (u)

  1. in (+ locative case)
Usage notesEdit
  • The forms у (u) (used after consonants or at the beginning of a clause) and ў (ŭ) (used after vowels) differ in pronunciation but are considered variants of the same word.

BulgarianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit

LetterEdit

у (u) (upper case У)

  1. The twentieth letter of the Bulgarian alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *u.

PronunciationEdit

PrepositionEdit

у (u)

  1. at (someone)'s place
    у нас
    u nas
    at our place
    у дома́
    u domá
    at home
  2. to (someone)'s place
  3. with (someone), in (someone's) possession
    У кого́ е кни́гата?
    U kogó e knígata?
    Who has the book?
    (literally, “In whose possession is the book?”)
  4. among (people/animals) (in reference to a quality)
    това́ ка́чество се нами́ра у ня́кои хо́ра
    tová káčestvo se namíra u njákoi hóra
    this quality is found among some people
    създа́вам впечатле́ние у ня́кого
    sǎzdávam vpečatlénie u njákogo
    to make an impression on someone

Etymology 3Edit

PronunciationEdit

InterjectionEdit

у (u)

  1. wow!
  2. ugh, yuck

Eastern MariEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Uralic *wuďe. Cognates include Finnish uusi, Estonian uus, Northern Sami ođas, and Hungarian új.

AdjectiveEdit

у (u)

  1. new

AntonymsEdit


KazakhEdit

Cyrillic у
Arabic ۋ

Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit

  • (phoneme): IPA(key): /w/ (consonantal)
  • (phoneme): IPA(key): /ʉw/ (front)
  • (phoneme): IPA(key): /uw/ (back)

LetterEdit

у (w) (lower case, upper case У)

  1. The twenty-sixth letter of the Kazakh alphabet

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Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Turkic *āgu (poison).

Cognate with Old Uyghur [script needed] (ağu, poison); Bashkir ағыу (ağïw), Tatar агу (ağu), Uzbek og'i, Turkish ağı, Turkmen awy (poison, toxin).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

у (w)

  1. poison
DeclensionEdit
Derived termsEdit

MacedonianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit

LetterEdit

у (u) (upper case У)

  1. The twenty-fifth letter of the Macedonian alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit

PrepositionEdit

у (u)

  1. Nonstandard form of во (vo).

MongolianEdit

PronunciationEdit

LetterEdit

у (u) (uppercase У) (italics: У, у)

  1. The twenty-second letter of the Mongolian alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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OssetianEdit

PronunciationEdit

LetterEdit

у (u) (upper case У)

  1. The twenty-sixth letter of the Ossetian alphabet

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RussianEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

LetterEdit

у (u) (lower case, upper case У)

  1. The twenty-first letter of the Russian Cyrillic alphabet. Its name is у (u) and it has the sound of English oo in soon. It is preceded by Т (T) and followed by Ф (F).
  2. Roman letter U, u
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NounEdit

у (un inan (indeclinable)

  1. The Cyrillic letter У (U), у (u).

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

у (um inan (indeclinable)

  1. Wu (language)

Etymology 3Edit

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *u.

PrepositionEdit

у (u) (+ genitive case)

  1. at, by, near
    сиде́ть у окна́sidétʹ u oknáto sit by the window
    жить у мо́ряžitʹ u mórjato live by the sea
    Оте́ц у сы́на.Otéc u sýna.The father is at his son’s (house).
    Ско́лько у тебя́ вре́мени?Skólʹko u tebjá vrémeni?What's the time for you?
    У меня́ всё хорошо́.U menjá vsjó xorošó.I'm fine. (literally, “Everything's fine with me.”)
    У нас всё получи́лось.U nas vsjó polučílosʹ.We managed to do it. (literally, “Everything worked out for us.”)
  2. in the possession of (used to express "to have")
    У вас есть каранда́ш?U vas jestʹ karandáš?Do you have a pencil?
    У меня́ нет карандаша́.U menjá net karandašá.I don’t have a pencil.
  3. belonging to (used to denote ownership of body parts or appendages of objects)
    но́жка у сту́лаnóžka u stúlachair leg
    У меня́ боли́т живо́т.U menjá bolít živót.My stomach hurts.
    У вас в голове́ не укла́дывается.U vas v golové ne ukládyvajetsja.It's not getting into your head.
  4. from, of
    узна́ть у друзе́йuznátʹ u druzéjto learn from friends
    попроси́ть у кого́-либо проще́нияpoprosítʹ u kovó-libo proščénijato ask forgiveness of someone

Serbo-CroatianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /u/
  • (file)

Etymology 1Edit

Alternative formsEdit

  • (uppercase) У

LetterEdit

у (Latin spelling u)

  1. The 24th letter of the Serbo-Croatian Cyrillic alphabet, preceded by ћ and followed by ф.

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Slavic *vъ(n).

PrepositionEdit

у (Latin spelling u)

  1. (+ locative case) in, at (without change of position, answering the question гдје̏/где̏)
    бити у школиto be in school
    у ц(иј)елом друштвуin the whole society
  2. (+ accusative case) to, into (with change of position, answering the question ку̀да)
    ићи у школуto go to school
    путовати у Америкуto travel to America
  3. (+ accusative case) on, in, at, during (in expressions concerning time)
    у поднеat noon
    у ср(иј)едуon Wednesday
    у зоруat dawn
    У колико сати?At what time?
  4. (+ locative case) in, during (in expressions concerning time)
    у једном дануin one day
    у младостиduring one's youth

Etymology 3Edit

From Proto-Slavic *u.

PrepositionEdit

у (Latin spelling u)

  1. (+ genitive case) chez

UkrainianEdit

PronunciationEdit

LetterEdit

у (u) (upper case У)

  1. The twenty-fourth letter of the Ukrainian alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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