EnglishEdit

NounEdit

gu

  1. Alternative spelling of gue (Shetland fiddle)

AnagramsEdit


AmbulasEdit

NounEdit

gu

  1. water

ReferencesEdit

  • Patricia R. Wilson, Ambulas Grammar (1980)

AnguthimriEdit

NounEdit

gu

  1. (Mpakwithi) knee

ReferencesEdit

  • Terry Crowley, The Mpakwithi dialect of Anguthimri (1981), page 186

BasqueEdit

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

gu

  1. first-person plural personal pronoun; we

DeclensionEdit

Related termsEdit


Dena'inaEdit

AdverbEdit

gu

  1. here

DeterminerEdit

gu

  1. this

IatmulEdit

NounEdit

gu

  1. water
  2. any liquid

Derived termsEdit

  • nyigi gu (beer, literally bitter water)

ReferencesEdit

  • Gerd Jendraschek, in Future Times, Future Tenses, edited by Philippe De Brabanter, Mikhail Kissine, Saghie Sharifzadeh

Isthmus ZapotecEdit

NounEdit

gu

  1. sweet potato

JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

gu

  1. Rōmaji transcription of
  2. Rōmaji transcription of

ManambuEdit

NounEdit

gu

  1. water or any other liquid (beer, wine, petrol)

ReferencesEdit

  • Alexandra Aikhenvald, The Manambu Language of East Sepik, Papua New Guinea (2010, →ISBN

MandarinEdit

RomanizationEdit

gu

  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

PronounEdit

gu

  1. Alternative form of yow

Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Irish go, from Old Irish co. Cognates include Irish go and Manx dy.

PronunciationEdit

ParticleEdit

gu

  1. Makes an adverb when placed in front of an adjective
    Tha mi gu math.
    I am (doing) well.

Usage notesEdit

  • Before vowels the form gu h- is used.

PrepositionEdit

gu (+ dative)

  1. till, until
    Fanaidh mi gu ochd uairean.
    I’ll wait until eight o’clock.
  2. to
    Chuir mi litir gu mo phàrantan.
    I sent a letter to my parents.

InflectionEdit

Personal inflection of gu
Number Person Simple Emphatic
Singular 1st thugam thugamsa
2nd thugad thugadsa
3rd m thuige thuigesan
3rd f thuice thuicese
Plural 1st thugainn thugainne
2nd thugaibh thugaibhse
3rd thuca thucasan

Usage notesEdit

  • Before the definite article takes the form chun and is followed by the genitive instead of the dative.
    Is toil leis a bhith a' dol gu partaidhean.
    He likes going to parties.
    A bheil thu tighinn chun a' phartaidh?
    Are you coming to the party?

Alternative formsEdit

Derived termsEdit

ConjunctionEdit

gu

  1. that; used with the dependent form of a verb to introduce a subordinate clause.
    Tha mi a’ smaoineachadh gu bheil clann aca.
    I think that they have children.

Usage notesEdit

  • If the clause is negated, gu is replaced with nach.

SumerianEdit

RomanizationEdit

gu

  1. Romanization of 𒄖 (gu)

VietnameseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French goût.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gu

  1. (colloquial) taste, set of preferences

Derived termsEdit

Derived terms

WelshEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

gu

  1. Soft mutation of cu.

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.

WutunhuaEdit

PronunciationEdit

DeterminerEdit

gu

  1. that
    ngu gu xawa wan-di-yek.
    I am working on that task.
    (Quoted in Sandman, p. 76)
    Synonyms: gu-gu, gu-ge
    Coordinate term: je (this)

PronounEdit

gu

  1. third-person pronoun; he, him, she, her, it
  2. that
    Synonym: gu-ge

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Erika Sandman (2016) A Grammar of Wutun[1], University of Helsinki (PhD), →ISBN

ZouEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Kuki-Chin *ruʔ, from Proto-Sino-Tibetan *rus. Cognates include Mizo ruh and Burmese ရိုး (rui:).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

  1. bone

ReferencesEdit

  • Lukram Himmat Singh (2013) A Descriptive Grammar of Zou, Canchipur: Manipur University