Translingual edit

Symbol edit

gu

  1. (international standards) ISO 639-1 language code for Gujarati.

English edit

Noun edit

gu

  1. Alternative spelling of gue (Shetland fiddle)
  2. Alternative form of gu. (gules)

See also edit

Anagrams edit

Ambulas edit

Noun edit

gu

  1. water

References edit

  • Patricia R. Wilson, Ambulas Grammar (1980)

Anguthimri edit

Noun edit

gu

  1. (Mpakwithi) knee

References edit

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

Basque edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Basque *gu.

Pronunciation edit

  • (file)
  • IPA(key): /ɡu/ [ɡu]
  • Rhymes: -u
  • Hyphenation: gu

Pronoun edit

gu

  1. First-person plural personal pronoun; we

Declension edit

Derived terms edit

Further reading edit

  • gu”, in Euskaltzaindiaren Hiztegia [Dictionary of the Basque Academy], Euskaltzaindia
  • gu”, in Orotariko Euskal Hiztegia [General Basque Dictionary], Euskaltzaindia, 1987–2005

Central Mazahua edit

Pronunciation edit

Letter edit

gu (upper case Gu)

  1. A letter of the Mazahua alphabet.

Dena'ina edit

Adverb edit

gu

  1. here

Determiner edit

gu

  1. this

Iatmul edit

Noun edit

gu

  1. water
  2. any liquid

Derived terms edit

  • nyigi gu (beer, literally bitter water)

References edit

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

Isthmus Zapotec edit

Noun edit

gu

  1. sweet potato

Japanese edit

Romanization edit

gu

  1. The hiragana syllable (gu) or the katakana syllable (gu) in Hepburn romanization.

Manambu edit

Noun edit

gu

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

References edit

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

Mandarin edit

Romanization edit

gu

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

Usage notes edit

  • Transcriptions of Mandarin into the Latin script often do not distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without indication of tone.

Middle English edit

Pronoun edit

gu

  1. Alternative form of yow

Norwegian Nynorsk edit

Noun edit

gu

  1. (dialectal, Trøndelag, Eastern Norway) alternative form of gud (god)
    • 1800, H.Barlien, Trondhiems Budstik:
      De føst Bue: Du ska int ha naakaan framund gu istan for mæg
      The first commandment: you shall not have any foreign god instead of me

See also edit

Scottish Gaelic edit

Etymology edit

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

Pronunciation edit

Particle edit

gu

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

Usage notes edit

  • Before vowels the form gu h- is used.

Preposition edit

gu (+ dative, no mutation, before the definite article chun, combined with the singular definite article gun)

  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.

Usage notes edit

  • 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?

Inflection edit

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

Alternative forms edit

Derived terms edit

Conjunction edit

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 notes edit

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

Sumerian edit

Romanization edit

gu

  1. Romanization of 𒄖 (gu)

Vietnamese edit

Etymology edit

From French goût.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

gu

  1. (colloquial) taste (implicit set of preferences), especially esthetic taste
    gu thẩm mĩ
    esthetic taste

Derived terms edit

Derived terms

Welsh edit

Pronunciation edit

Adjective edit

gu

  1. Soft mutation of cu.

Mutation edit

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.

Wutunhua edit

Pronunciation edit

Determiner edit

gu

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

Pronoun edit

gu

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

See also edit

References edit

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

Zou edit

Etymology edit

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

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

  1. bone

References edit

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