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See also: gòu, gōu, göu, gǒu, Gǒu, and ȝou

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MandarinEdit

RomanizationEdit

gou

  1. Nonstandard spelling of gōu.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of gǒu.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of gòu.

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.

RotumanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Oceanic *(i-)au, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *(i-)aku, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *(i-)aku, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(i-)aku, from Proto-Austronesian *(i-)aku.

PronounEdit

gou

  1. I (personal pronoun)
  2. me (direct object of a verb)
  3. me (object of a preposition)
  4. me (indirect object of a verb)
  5. my (belonging to me)

ZhuangEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Tai *kuːᴬ (singular first-person pronoun (weak)). Cognate with Thai กู (guu), Lao ກູ ().

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

gou (old orthography gou, Sawndip forms 𭆸, , , , , 𪜩, , )

  1. I; me
    Synonyms: gwh (dialectal), ngoh (dialectal)

See alsoEdit

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