Afar

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Etymology

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From Proto-Cushitic *ʔanti, from Proto-Afroasiatic. Cognates include Hebrew אַתָּה, Oromo ati, Saho atu, Sidamo ati and Somali áad.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /aˈtu/ [ʔʌˈtʊ]
  • Hyphenation: a‧tu

Pronoun

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atú

  1. thou, you (singular)

See also

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References

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  • Mohamed Hassan Kamil (2015) L’afar: description grammaticale d’une langue couchitique (Djibouti, Erythrée et Ethiopie)[1], Paris: Université Sorbonne Paris Cité (doctoral thesis)

Albanian

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Etymology

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(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun

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atu

  1. trump

Brunei Malay

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Pronoun

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atu

  1. that, those

East Central German

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Etymology

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From Middle High German mir tout ande nach, from Middle High German ande, ant (a slight, an affront). Compare German antun, Old Dutch andon.

Verb

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atu

  1. (Erzgebirgisch) to have Sehnsucht
  2. (Erzgebirgisch, transitive) to do something to somebody
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References

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  • Wörterbuch der obersächsischen und erzgebirgischen Mundarten, P. 4

Further reading

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  • 2020 June 11, Hendrik Heidler, Hendrik Heidler's 400 Seiten: Echtes Erzgebirgisch: Wuu de Hasen Hoosn haaßn un de Hosen Huusn do sei mir drhamm: Das Original Wörterbuch: Ratgeber und Fundgrube der erzgebirgischen Mund- und Lebensart: Erzgebirgisch – Deutsch / Deutsch – Erzgebirgisch[2], 3. geänderte Auflage edition, Norderstedt: BoD – Books on Demand, →ISBN, →OCLC, page 18:

Hopi

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Noun

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atu (plural atùut)

  1. head louse

References

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Igala

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Átu

Etymology

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Cognate with Yoruba ẹtu

Pronunciation

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Noun

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átu

  1. duiker; (in particular) Maxwell's duiker

Ilongot

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Etymology

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From Proto-Philippine *asu, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *asu, from Proto-Austronesian *(w)asu.

Noun

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átu

  1. dog (animal)

Itawit

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Etymology

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From Proto-Philippine *asu, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *asu, from Proto-Austronesian *(w)asu.

Noun

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átu

  1. dog (animal)

Rapa Nui

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈa.tu/
  • Hyphenation: a‧tu

Verb

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atu

  1. (transitive) to squeeze

References

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  • Veronica Du Feu (1996) Rapanui (Descriptive Grammars), Routledge, →ISBN, page 206

Romanian

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Etymology

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Borrowed from French atout.

Noun

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atu n (plural atuuri)

  1. (card games) trump
  2. asset

Declension

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Sardinian

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Alternative forms

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Etymology

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From Latin actus. Compare Italian atto.

Noun

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atu m (plural atos)

  1. act

Tausug

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Noun

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atu

  1. enemy; opponent

Ternate

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Pronunciation

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Verb

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atu

  1. (transitive) to attach

Conjugation

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Conjugation of atu
Singular Plural
Inclusive Exclusive
1st toatu foatu miatu
2nd noatu niatu
3rd Masculine oatu iatu, yoatu
Feminine moatu
Neuter iatu
- archaic

References

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  • Rika Hayami-Allen (2001) A descriptive study of the language of Ternate, the northern Moluccas, Indonesia, University of Pittsburgh

Tetum

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Etymology

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(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Verb

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atu

  1. will

Further reading

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  • Fransiskus Monteiro (1985) Kamus Tetun-Indonesia [Tetum-Indonesian Dictionary] (in Indonesian), Jakarta: Pusat Pembinaan dan Pengembangan Bahasa, Departemen Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan

Thao

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Etymology

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From Proto-Austronesian *(w)asu.

Noun

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atu

  1. dog (animal)

Tokelauan

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): [ˈa.tu]
  • Hyphenation: a‧tu

Etymology 1

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From Proto-Polynesian *qatu. Cognates include Tongan ʻotu and Samoan atu.

Noun

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atu

  1. row
  2. set

Verb

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atu

  1. (transitive) to align in a row

Etymology 2

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Te atu (2).

From Proto-Polynesian *qatu. Cognates include Hawaiian aku and Tongan ʻatu.

Noun

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atu

  1. skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis)

Etymology 3

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From Proto-Polynesian *atu. Cognates include Hawaiian aku and Samoan atu.

Particle

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atu

  1. Used to denote a motion of the action of the preceding verb from the speaker to the hearer; away
Antonyms
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References

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  • R. Simona, editor (1986), Tokelau Dictionary[3], Auckland: Office of Tokelau Affairs, page 21

Yogad

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Etymology

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From Proto-Austronesian *(w)asu.

Noun

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atú

  1. dog