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.

HindiEdit

PronunciationEdit

LetterEdit

(ū)

  1. The sixth vowel in Hindi.

See alsoEdit


MarathiEdit

Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit

IPA(key): /uː/

LetterEdit

(ū)

  1. The sixth vowel in Marathi.

Etymology 2Edit

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