See also: Hau, háu, hàu, hầu, hậu, ha'u, hău, and -hau

Translingual edit

Symbol edit

hau

  1. (international standards) ISO 639-2 & ISO 639-3 language code for Hausa.

'Are'are edit

Noun edit

hau

  1. stone

References edit

Basque edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): (Navarro-Lapurdian) /hau̯/ [hau̯]
  • IPA(key): (Southern) /au̯/ [au̯]
  • Rhymes: -au̯
  • Hyphenation: hau

Etymology 1 edit

From Proto-Basque *(h)aur. The stem of the inflected forms is *(h)on-.

Determiner edit

hau (demonstrative)

  1. this
Declension edit

Pronoun edit

hau (demonstrative)

  1. this one
Declension edit

Derived terms edit

Etymology 2 edit

Verb edit

hau

  1. Third-person singular (hark), taking informal second-person singular (hi) as direct object, present indicative form of izan.
Usage notes edit

Linguistically, this verb form can be seen as belonging to the reconstructed citation form edun instead of izan.

Further reading edit

  • "hau" in Euskaltzaindiaren Hiztegia [Dictionary of the Basque Academy], euskaltzaindia.eus
  • hau” in Orotariko Euskal Hiztegia [General Basque Dictionary], euskaltzaindia.eus

Catalan edit

Verb edit

hau

  1. inflection of haver:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative
  2. inflection of heure:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

Cimbrian edit

Etymology edit

From Middle High German houwe, from Old High German houwa, from Proto-West Germanic *hauwā (hoe, mattock), from Proto-Germanic *hawwǭ, from *hawwaną (to hew, chop; to forge). Cognate with German Haue.

Noun edit

hau f (plural haung)

  1. (Luserna, Sette Comuni) spade, shovel

Related terms edit

References edit

  • Patuzzi, Umberto, ed., (2013) Luserna / Lusérn: Le nostre parole / Ünsarne börtar / Unsere Wörter [Our Words], Luserna, Italy: Comitato unitario delle isole linguistiche storiche germaniche in Italia / Einheitskomitee der historischen deutschen Sprachinseln in Italien
  • “hau” in Martalar, Umberto Martello; Bellotto, Alfonso (1974) Dizionario della lingua Cimbra dei Sette Communi vicentini, 1st edition, Roana, Italy: Instituto di Cultura Cimbra A. Dal Pozzo

Finnish edit

Etymology edit

Onomatopoeic

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈhɑu̯/, [ˈhɑ̝u̯]
  • Rhymes: -ɑu
  • Syllabification(key): hau

Interjection edit

hau

  1. arf, bark, woof (the sound a barking dog makes)

See also edit

Further reading edit

German edit

Pronunciation edit

  • (file)

Verb edit

hau

  1. singular imperative of hauen
  2. (colloquial) first-person singular present of hauen

Hausa edit

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

hâu m (possessed form hâun)

  1. misfortune, being bewitched

Hawaiian edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈhau̯/, [ˈhɐw], [ˈhɔw] (rapid speech)

Etymology 1 edit

From Proto-Polynesian *sau.

Noun edit

hau

  1. cool/cold, dew, ice, snow
Derived terms edit

Etymology 2 edit

From Proto-Polynesian *fau, from Proto-Oceanic *paʀu, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *baʀu.

 
sea hibiscus, Talipariti tiliaceum

Noun edit

hau

  1. sea hibiscus, cottonwood hibiscus (Talipariti tiliaceum, syn. Hibiscus tiliaceus)
Derived terms edit

Etymology 3 edit

Verb edit

hau

  1. to strike
Derived terms edit

References edit

  • Pukui, Mary Kawena; Elbert (1986), “hau”, in Hawaiian Dictionary, Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press

Japanese edit

Romanization edit

hau

  1. Rōmaji transcription of はう

Kumzari edit

Noun edit

hau

  1. water

References edit

  • Rastorgujeva, V. S.; Edelʹman, D. I. (2000) Etimologičeskij slovarʹ iranskix jazykov [Etymological Dictionary of Iranian Languages] (in Russian), volume I, Moscow: Vostochnaya Literatura

Lashi edit

Pronunciation edit

Determiner edit

hau

  1. that

References edit

  • Hkaw Luk (2017) A grammatical sketch of Lacid[2], Chiang Mai: Payap University (master thesis)

Latin edit

Pronunciation edit

Etymology 1 edit

Adverb edit

hau (not comparable)

  1. Alternative form of haud

Etymology 2 edit

Alternative forms edit

Interjection edit

hau

  1. Expressing pain or grief; oh! ah! ow! ouch!!

References edit

  • hau”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • hau”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • hau in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette

Lokono edit

Noun edit

hau

  1. sloth

References edit

  • de Goeje, C. H. (1928) The Arawak Language of Guiana[3], Cambridge University Press, →ISBN, pages 23, 258

Maori edit

Noun edit

hau

  1. essence
  2. ceremonial offering of food to an atua
  3. a present given in return for another gift
  4. wind, breeze, breath
  5. air
  6. excess
  7. external angle, corner, obtuse angle

Verb edit

hau

  1. to be heard
  2. to spread news
  3. to exceed

Adjective edit

hau

  1. famous

Derived terms edit

Synonyms edit

References edit

  • hau” in John C. Moorfield, Te Aka: Maori-English, English-Maori Dictionary and Index, 3rd edition, Longman/Pearson Education New Zealand, 2011, →ISBN.

Norwegian Nynorsk edit

Etymology 1 edit

Interjection edit

hau!

  1. used to express fear, rejection, and so on
  2. used to express optimism

Etymology 2 edit

Noun edit

hau m

  1. eye dialect spelling of haug

Etymology 3 edit

Noun edit

hau n (definite singular hauet, indefinite plural hau, definite plural haua)

  1. (dialectal) alternative spelling of haud (head)
    • 1978, Dagmar Blix, Vanja, Trondheim: Rune, page 24:
      Men det såg ut som han hadde fått eit hardt slag på sia av hauet.
      But it looked as though he had taken a hard blow on the side of his head.
    • 1979, Edvard Hoem, Der storbåra bryt, Oslo: Det norske samlaget, page 18:
      "Då hadde du vore eit hau kortare, far."
      "Then you'd be a head shorter, father."

References edit

Nùng edit

Etymology edit

Cognate with Thai เรา (rao), Lao ເຮົາ (hao).

Pronoun edit

hau

  1. we, us

Polish edit

Etymology edit

Onomatopoeic.

Pronunciation edit

Interjection edit

hau

  1. woof (the sound a barking dog makes)

Further reading edit

  • hau in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • hau in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Rapa Nui edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈha.u/
  • Hyphenation: ha‧u

Noun edit

hau

  1. string, cord

Derived terms edit

References edit

  • Veronica Du Feu (1996) Rapanui (Descriptive Grammars), Routledge, →ISBN, page 183
  • “hau”, in Diccionario etimológico Rapanui-Español, Valparaíso: Comisión para la Estructuración de la Lengua Rapanui, 2000, →ISBN
  • Paulus Kieviet (2017) A grammar of Rapa Nui[4], Berlin: Language Science Press, →ISBN, page 29

Romanian edit

Etymology edit

Onomatopoeic.

Pronunciation edit

Interjection edit

hau!

  1. woof (the sound a barking dog makes)

See also edit

Toba Batak edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *kahiw, from Proto-Austronesian *kaSiw.

Noun edit

hau

  1. tree
  2. wood

References edit

  • Warneck, J. (1906). Tobabataksch-Deutsches Wörterbuch. Batavia: Landsdrukkerij, p. 89.

Tokelauan edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): [ˈhʲa.u]
  • Hyphenation: ha‧u

Etymology 1 edit

From Proto-Polynesian *saqu. Cognates include Tuvaluan sau and Samoan sau.

Verb edit

hau (plural ōmai or ōmamai)

  1. (intransitive) to come
  2. (intransitive, + mai) to come from
    E hau au mai Tokelau.I'm from Tokelau.

Etymology 2 edit

From Proto-Nuclear Polynesian *se-qa-u.

Determiner edit

hau

  1. (alienable, indefinite) thy, your
See also edit

Etymology 3 edit

 
Te hau (3).

From Proto-Polynesian *sau. Cognates include Hawaiian hau and Samoan sau.

Noun edit

hau

  1. dew

References edit

  • R. Simona, editor (1986) Tokelau Dictionary[5], Auckland: Office of Tokelau Affairs, page 289

Uab Meto edit

Noun edit

hau (plural haukin)

  1. plant (organism capable of photosynthesis)

Synonyms edit

  • (a tree or plant which lives): hau’amoni; hau’amoni sin, hau’amoên sin pl
  • (the living tree or plant): hauhônês; hauhônês sin -> hauhôênsin, hauhôên kin pl

Uneapa edit

Etymology edit

From earlier *yau < *iau, from Proto-Oceanic *(i-)au, from , from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(i-)aku, from Proto-Austronesian *(i-)aku.

Pronunciation edit

Pronoun edit

hau

  1. I

Further reading edit

  • Malcolm Ross, Proto Oceanic and the Austronesian Languages of Western Melanesia, Pacific Linguistics, series C-98 (1988)

Zhuang edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Tai *xaːwᴬ (white). Cognate with Thai ขาว (kǎao), Northern Thai ᨡᩣ᩠ᩅ, Lao ຂາວ (khāo), ᦃᦱᧁ (ẋaaw), Tai Dam ꪄꪱꪫ, Shan ၶၢဝ် (khǎao), Tai Nüa ᥑᥣᥝᥴ (xáaw), Ahom 𑜁𑜧 (khaw) or 𑜁𑜧𑜨 (khawo), Bouyei haaul, Saek ห่าว.

Pronunciation edit

Adjective edit

hau (1957–1982 spelling hau)

  1. white