See also: Alu, ALU, álu, alū, and -alú

Translingual edit

Symbol edit

alu

  1. (international standards) ISO 639-3 language code for 'Are'are.

English edit

Noun edit

alu (plural alus)

  1. Alternative form of aloo

Anagrams edit

Acehnese edit

Etymology edit

From Malay alur.

Noun edit

alu

  1. stream (small river)

Basque edit

Noun edit

alu

  1. vagina, vulva

Derived terms edit

  • alaba (daughter) (with kinship suffix -ba)

Estonian edit

Etymology 1 edit

Noun edit

alu

  1. partitive plural of ala

Etymology 2 edit

Noun edit

alu

  1. genitive singular of alg

French edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /a.ly/
  • (file)

Noun edit

alu m (uncountable)

  1. (colloquial) Clipping of aluminium

Further reading edit

Ibanag edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qahəlu, from Proto-Austronesian *qaSəlu (pestle).

Noun edit

alu

  1. pestle

Indonesian edit

Etymology edit

From Malay alu, from Classical Malay ألو (alu), from Old Malay halu, from Proto-Malayic *halu, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qahəlu, from Proto-Austronesian *qaSəlu (pestle).

Noun edit

alu (first-person possessive aluku, second-person possessive alumu, third-person possessive alunya)

  1. pestle (instrument used with a mortar to grind things)

Javanese edit

Other scripts
Carakan ꦲꦭꦸ
Roman alu

Etymology edit

From Old Javanese halu, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qahəlu, from Proto-Austronesian *qaSəlu (pestle).

Noun edit

alu

  1. pestle

Further reading edit

  • The Linguistic Center of Yogyakarta (2015) “alu”, in Kamus Basa Jawa (Bausastra Jawa) [Javanese Language Dictionary (Javanese Dictionary)] (in Javanese), Yogyakarta: Kanisius, →ISBN


Jingpho edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Burmese အလှူ (a.hlu).

Noun edit

alu

  1. offering, donation

References edit

  • Kurabe, Keita (2016 December 31) “Phonology of Burmese loanwords in Jinghpaw”, in Kyoto University Linguistic Research[1], volume 35, →DOI, →ISSN, pages 91–128

Laboya edit

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

alu

  1. rice pestle

References edit

  • Allahverdi Verdizade (2019) “alu”, in Lamboya word list[2], Leiden: LexiRumah

Latvian edit

Noun edit

alu f

  1. inflection of ala:
    1. accusative/instrumental singular
    2. genitive plural

alu m

  1. vocative/accusative/instrumental singular of alus

Lindu edit

Noun edit

alu

  1. direction
  2. rhythm; cadence; meter (of a poem)

Makasar edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qahelu.

Noun edit

alu (Lontara spelling ᨕᨒᨘ)

  1. pestle

Malay edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Malayic *halu, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qahəlu, from Proto-Austronesian *qaSəlu (pestle).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

alu (Jawi spelling الو, plural alu-alu, informal 1st possessive aluku, 2nd possessive alumu, 3rd possessive alunya)

  1. pestle (instrument used with a mortar to grind things)
    Synonyms: antan, lesung

Descendants edit

  • Indonesian: alu

Further reading edit

Mokilese edit

Verb edit

alu

  1. to walk

Derived terms edit

Narua edit

Etymology edit

Cognate with Apatani alo.

Noun edit

alu

  1. day

Old Prussian edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Balto-Slavic *álu.

Noun edit

alu

  1. mead
    • Elbing German-Prussian Vocabulary
      Bier   Piwis
      [...]
      Mete   Alu

References edit

  • Derksen, Rick (2008) Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, →ISSN, page 370

Pitjantjatjara edit

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

alu

  1. (anatomy) liver

Pohnpeian edit

Pronunciation edit

Verb edit

alu

  1. (intransitive) to walk; swim slowly (said of a fish)

Derived terms edit

Proto-Norse edit

Romanization edit

alu

  1. Romanization of ᚨᛚᚢ

Rohingya edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

From Sanskrit आलु (ālu).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

alu

  1. tuber, starchy root vegetable

See also edit

Rukai edit

Verb edit

alu

  1. can; may

Samoan edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Polynesian *alu.

Verb edit

alu

  1. to go

Tetum edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qahəlu, from Proto-Austronesian *qaSəlu (pestle).

Noun edit

alu

  1. pestle

Tongan edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Polynesian *alu.

Pronunciation edit

Verb edit

alu

  1. to go