Devanagari uu.svg
U+090A, ऊ
DEVANAGARI LETTER UU

[U+0909]
Devanagari
[U+090B]

TranslingualEdit

PronunciationEdit

LetterEdit

(ū)

  1. A vowel of the Devanagari script.

Usage notesEdit

  • This letter is used when a syllable begins with the vowel sound /uː/. When the vowel sound follows a consonant, the corresponding matra (vowel diacritic) is used instead: &. For example, the consonant /k/ is written , so the syllable /kuː/ is written कू.

DhivehiEdit

PronunciationEdit

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(ū)

  1. The sixth vowel in Dhivehi, written in Devanagari script

HindiEdit

PronunciationEdit

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(ū)

  1. the sixth vowel in Hindi

See alsoEdit


MarathiEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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(ū)

  1. The sixth vowel in Marathi.

Etymology 2Edit

Inherited from Sanskrit यूका (yūkā).

NounEdit

(ūf (plural उवा)

  1. head louse

NepaliEdit

PronunciationEdit

LetterEdit

(ū)

  1. The sixth vowel in Nepali.

PronounEdit

(ū)

  1. he, she (animate third-person singular pronoun, low/mid respect)

DeclensionEdit