See also: dóu, dòu, dōu, dǒu, do'u, d'où, and

AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch dauw.

NounEdit

dou (uncountable)

  1. dew

DutchEdit

PronounEdit

dou

  1. Alternative form of du

GalicianEdit

VerbEdit

dou

  1. first-person singular present indicative of dar

KrisaEdit

NounEdit

dou

  1. hand, arm

MandarinEdit

RomanizationEdit

dou

  1. Nonstandard spelling of dōu.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of dǒu.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of dòu.

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.

NormanEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

NounEdit

dou m (plural dous)

  1. (Jersey, geography) brook

Old FrenchEdit

ContractionEdit

dou

  1. Alternative form of del

PortugueseEdit

VerbEdit

dou

  1. first-person singular present indicative of dar

ZhuangEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

  This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.
Particularly: “related to ตู (dtuu)?”

PronounEdit

dou (old orthography dou, Sawndip forms , , )

  1. (exclusive) we; us

See alsoEdit

Standard Zhuang personal pronouns
Person Singular Plural
1st exclusive gou dou
inclusive raeuz
2nd mwngz sou
3rd de gyoengqde

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Tai *tuːᴬ (door). Compare Thai ประตู (bprà-dtuu).

NounEdit

dou (old orthography dou, Sawndip forms 𫔯, , )

  1. door
    hai douto open the door
Derived termsEdit