EnglishEdit

 
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Etymology 1Edit

From fuck + you.

InterjectionEdit

fu

  1. (Internet slang) Initialism of fuck you.

Etymology 2Edit

  • Abbreviation

NounEdit

fu (plural fus)

  1. flux unit

Etymology 3Edit

From Mandarin ().

NounEdit

fu (plural fu)

  1. A Chinese literary form developed during the times of the Han dynasty that combines prose and poetry, sometimes called rhymed prose.
TranslationsEdit

Etymology 4Edit

Variant of -fu.

NounEdit

fu (uncountable)

  1. (slang) Expertise, mastery
    UNIX fu

ReferencesEdit

  • fu at OneLook Dictionary Search

AmaEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

fu

  1. pig

ReferencesEdit

  • Årsjö, Britten. Words in Ama. 1999.

ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈfu/*, /ˈfu/
  • Rhymes: -u
  • Hyphenation:

VerbEdit

fu

  1. third-person singular past historic of essere

AdjectiveEdit

fu (invariable)

  1. deceased, late
    Synonym: defunto

ReferencesEdit

fu in Luciano Canepari, Dizionario di Pronuncia Italiana (DiPI)


JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

fu

  1. Rōmaji transcription of
  2. Rōmaji transcription of

LashiEdit

PronunciationEdit

ClassifierEdit

fu

  1. classifier for thin and flat objects, like a leaf

ReferencesEdit

  • Hkaw Luk (2017) A grammatical sketch of Lacid[1], Chiang Mai: Payap University (master thesis)

LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

InterjectionEdit

  1. foh! fie! (expressing aversion)

Usage notesEdit

Can take the dative

Related termsEdit


MandarinEdit

RomanizationEdit

fu

  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.

NalikEdit

ParticleEdit

fu

  1. plural marker on some words

Coordinate termsEdit

  • mun (usual plural marker)

Further readingEdit

  • Craig Alan Volker, The Nalik Language of New Ireland, Papua New Guinea (1998), page 90

North FrisianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Frisian , which derives from Proto-Germanic *fanhaną. Cognates include West Frisian fange and Mooring North Frisian füünj.

VerbEdit

fu

  1. (Föhr-Amrum) to get, obtain, receive

ConjugationEdit



Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse fuð (only attested in compounds).

NounEdit

fu f (definite singular fua, indefinite plural fuer, definite plural fuene)

  1. (anatomy, colloquial) ass

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin focus.

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

fu m (oblique plural fus, nominative singular fus, nominative plural fu)

  1. fire

DescendantsEdit

  • Middle French: feu

Old IrishEdit

PrepositionEdit

fu

  1. Alternative form of fo

RomanianEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

fu

  1. (informal) third-person singular simple perfect indicative of fi

SynonymsEdit


SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Of imitative origin, similar to English phooey!.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈfu/ [ˈfu]
  • Rhymes: -u
  • Hyphenation: fu

InterjectionEdit

fu

  1. An indication of disgust
  2. the hissing of a cat

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit


Sranan TongoEdit

PrepositionEdit

fu

  1. of, belonging to
  2. from
  3. about
  4. for

ParticleEdit

fu

  1. used for marking the following verb as an infinitive to
    • ca. 1765, Pieter van Dyk, Nieuwe en nooit bevoorens geziene Onderwyzinge in het Bastert, of Neeger Engels, zoo als het zelve in de Hollandsze Colonien gebruikt word [New and unprecedented instruction in Bastard or Negro English, as it is used in the Dutch colonies]‎[2], page 107:
      Baſſia hoe fafi maſtra gi permiſſi fo pree.
      Basya, how are you? Did master give permission to play?
  2. in order to

SwahiliEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

AdjectiveEdit

-fu (declinable)

  1. dead

InflectionEdit

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit


VilamovianEdit

PronunciationEdit

PrepositionEdit

fu

  1. from

WelshEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

fu

  1. Soft mutation of bu.

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
bu fu mu unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

West MakianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

fu

  1. (informal) feces
    Synonym: jarangahe (polite)

Etymology 2Edit

Possibly related to the above etymology.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

fu

  1. (intransitive) to explode
ConjugationEdit
Conjugation of fu (action verb)
singular plural
inclusive exclusive
1st person tofu mofu afu
2nd person nofu fofu
3rd person inanimate ifu dofu
animate
imperative nufu, fu fufu, fu

ReferencesEdit

  • James Collins (1982) Further Notes Towards a West Makian Vocabulary[3], Pacific linguistics
  • Clemens Voorhoeve (1982) The Makian languages and their neighbours[4], Pacific linguistics

YorubaEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

fu

  1. to suspect, to have a second thought on a person, to be vigilant
    ará fu mí pe àṣírí ti túI suspect that the secret is out

Usage notesEdit

  • Always occurs in construction with ara

Derived termsEdit

  • fura (to suspect)