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

'Are'areEdit

NounEdit

hau

  1. stone

ReferencesEdit


BasqueEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): (Southern) /au̯/, [au̯]
  • IPA(key): (Northern) /hau̯/, [ɦau̯]

Etymology 1Edit

DeterminerEdit

hau

  1. this

PronounEdit

hau

  1. (demonstrative) this one
DeclensionEdit

Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

hau

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

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


CimbrianEdit

EtymologyEdit

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.

NounEdit

hau f (plural haung)

  1. (Luserna, Sette Comuni) spade, shovel

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • 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

FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Onomatopoeic

PronunciationEdit

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

InterjectionEdit

hau

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

See alsoEdit


GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

VerbEdit

hau

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

HausaEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

hâu m (possessed form hâun)

  1. misfortune, being bewitched

HawaiianEdit

PronunciationEdit

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

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Polynesian *sau, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *sazuk.

NounEdit

hau

  1. cool/cold, dew, ice, snow
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

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

 
sea hibiscus, Talipariti tiliaceum

NounEdit

hau

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

ReferencesEdit

  • “hau” in the Hawaiian Dictionary, Revised and Enlarged Edition, University of Hawaii Press, 1986

JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

hau

  1. Rōmaji transcription of はう

KumzariEdit

NounEdit

hau

  1. water

ReferencesEdit

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

LashiEdit

PronunciationEdit

DeterminerEdit

hau

  1. that

ReferencesEdit

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

LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

AdverbEdit

hau (not comparable)

  1. Alternative form of haud

Etymology 2Edit

Alternative formsEdit

InterjectionEdit

hau

  1. Expressing pain or grief; oh! ah!

ReferencesEdit

  • 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

Norwegian NynorskEdit

Etymology 1Edit

InterjectionEdit

hau!

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

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

hau m

  1. eye dialect spelling of haug

Etymology 3Edit

NounEdit

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

  1. (dialectal) alternative spelling of haud (head)
    • 1978, Blix, Dagmar, 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, Hoem, Edvard, 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."

ReferencesEdit


PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Onomatopoeic.

PronunciationEdit

InterjectionEdit

hau

  1. woof (the sound a barking dog makes)

Further readingEdit

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

Rapa NuiEdit

PronunciationEdit

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

NounEdit

hau

  1. string, cord

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • 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[2], Berlin: Language Science Press, →ISBN, page 29

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Onomatopoeic.

PronunciationEdit

InterjectionEdit

hau!

  1. woof (the sound a barking dog makes)

See alsoEdit


Toba BatakEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

hau

  1. tree
  2. wood

ReferencesEdit

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

TokelauanEdit

PronunciationEdit

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

Etymology 1Edit

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

VerbEdit

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 2Edit

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

DeterminerEdit

hau

  1. (alienable, indefinite) thy, your
See alsoEdit

Etymology 3Edit

 
Te hau (3).

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

NounEdit

hau

  1. dew

ReferencesEdit

  • R. Simona, editor (1986) Tokelau Dictionary[3], Auckland: Office of Tokelau Affairs, page 289

Uab MetoEdit

NounEdit

hau (plural haukin)

  1. plant (organism capable of photosynthesis)

SynonymsEdit

  • (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

UneapaEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

hau

  1. I

Further readingEdit

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

ZhuangEdit

EtymologyEdit

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 𑜁𑜨𑜧 (khow), Bouyei haaul, Saek ห่าว.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

hau (old orthography hau)

  1. white