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AllentiacEdit

PronounEdit

cu

  1. I, first-person singular

ReferencesEdit

  • Discovery of a Fragment of the Printed Copy of the Work on the Language of the Millcayac Indians (1913)
  • Willem F. H. Adelaar, The Languages of the Andes (2004), citing Luis de Valdiva's work

AromanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin cum. Compare Daco-Romanian cu.

PrepositionEdit

cu

  1. with

CatalanEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cu f (plural cus)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter Q.

FrenchEdit

NounEdit

cu m (plural cus)

  1. Alternative spelling of ku

GalicianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese cuu, from Latin culus (ass).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cu m (plural cus)

  1. (vulgar, anatomy) ass, arse, booty, rear, behind, butt, buttocks
    Synonyms: nádegas, pandeiro, traseiro
  2. (vulgar, anatomy) anus
      • 1409, J. L. Pensado Tomé (ed.), Tratado de Albeitaria. Santiago de Compostela: Centro Ramón Piñeiro, page 93:
        faz cristel de huun canudo longo et groso et meteo no cuu do Cauallo, et parao ao sopee et llançalle por aquel cristel aquella decauçon tibya, et tanto que lla llançares tapa lle o Cuu con estopa ou con pano de gisa que non saya ende a decauçon
        prepare a enema with a long and thick cane and insert it in the anus of the horse, immobilize him and pour by the cane the lukewarm enema, and as soon as you have done that plug the anus with oakum or a cloth, so as the enema doesn't come out
  3. bottom of a vessel or bottle
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

cu m

  1. (name of the letter q): Misspelling of que.

ReferencesEdit

  • cuu” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • cuu” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • cu” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • cu” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • cu” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin (the name of the letter Q).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ku/
  • Rhymes: -u
  • Hyphenation:

NounEdit

cu m or f (invariable)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter Q.; cue

See alsoEdit


Lower SorbianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

cu

  1. first-person singular present of kśěś

MandarinEdit

RomanizationEdit

cu

  1. Nonstandard spelling of .
  2. Nonstandard spelling of .
  3. Nonstandard spelling of .
  4. Nonstandard spelling of .

Usage notesEdit

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

Middle EnglishEdit

NounEdit

cu

  1. Alternative form of cou

MillcayacEdit

PronounEdit

cu

  1. I, first-person singular

ReferencesEdit

  • Discovery of a Fragment of the Printed Copy of the Work on the Language of the Millcayac Indians (1913)

NeapolitanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin cum (with).

PrepositionEdit

cu

  1. with

Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *kūz, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷōus. Compare Old Frisian ,Old Saxon , Old Dutch kuo, Old High German kuo, Old Norse kýr.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

 f (nominative plural )

  1. cow
    Sume dæġe hē cōm tō scōle rīdende on .
    One day, he came to school riding a cow.
    • late 10th century, Ælfric, "Of Saint James the Apostle"
      Ān wearþ ġebrōht tō þām temple þæt man hīe ġeoffrode.
      A cow was brought to the temple to be sacrificed.

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit


PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese cuu, from Latin culus, from Proto-Indo-European *kuH-l-. Compare French cul and Spanish culo.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cu m (plural cus)

  1. (Brazil, vulgar) arsehole or asshole (anus)
  2. (Portugal, vulgar) ass, arse, butt
  3. (Brazil, vulgar) anything or anyone annoying, boring or somewhat bad

Derived termsEdit


RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin cum, from Proto-Italic *kom, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱóm (next to, at, with, along).

PronunciationEdit

PrepositionEdit

cu (+accusative)

  1. with
    Vreau vin cu tine.I want to come with you.
  2. with (in the instrumental sense)
    Vin cu bicicleta.I come by bicycle.
    Lovesc o oglindă cu un ciocan.I hit a mirror with a hammer.

RomanschEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan) che
  • (Sutsilvan) ca
  • (Surmiran) tgi
  • (Vallader) co

EtymologyEdit

From Latin quod.

ConjunctionEdit

cu

  1. (Puter) than

SicilianEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin cum.

PrepositionEdit

cu

  1. with

Etymology 2Edit

From Latin quis.

AdverbEdit

cu

  1. who, whom
Derived termsEdit

SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ku/
    • (file)
    • Rhymes: -u

NounEdit

cu f (plural cus or cúes)

  1. Name of the letter q.

Further readingEdit


TarantinoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin cum.

PrepositionEdit

cu

  1. with

VietnameseEdit

 
Vietnamese Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia vi

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Vietic *t-kuː (dove); probably onomatopoeic. Compare Chinese .

NounEdit

(classifier con) cu ()

  1. dove; pigeon (especially the wild ones)
Related termsEdit

InterjectionEdit

cu ()

  1. (onomatopoeia) coo

Etymology 2Edit

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NounEdit

(classifier con) cu

  1. (anatomy, informal) penis; cock; prick
SynonymsEdit

NounEdit

cu ()

  1. (colloquial) boy
    Thằng cu đó quậy thật.
    He's a mischievous boy.
    "Cu Tí ơi!"
    "Hey, Ti-boy!"
    "Ê cu! Lại đây biểu!"
    "Hey boy! Come here!"

WelshEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

cu (feminine singular cu, plural cu)

  1. dear, beloved

SynonymsEdit

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
cu gu nghu chu
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.