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See also: Hou, hōu, hóu, hǒu, and hòu

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ArapahoEdit

NounEdit

hou

  1. blanket

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch hout, from Old Dutch holt, from Proto-Germanic *hulþaz.

AdjectiveEdit

hou (not comparable)

  1. (only in set phrases) friendly, of a favourable disposition
Usage notesEdit

Found only in the set phrase hou en trouw.

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

hou

  1. first-person singular present indicative of houden
  2. imperative of houden

GobasiEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

họụ (Bibo)

  1. water
  2. river

ReferencesEdit


HawaiianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(ma-)baqəʀu, from Proto-Austronesian *(ma-)baqəʀuh.

VerbEdit

hou

  1. (stative) new (recently made or created)
  2. (stative) recent, to repeat
  3. (transitive) to thrust, jab, pierce

MandarinEdit

RomanizationEdit

hou

  1. Nonstandard spelling of hōu.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of hóu.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of hǒu.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of hòu.

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.

SamoEdit

NounEdit

họụ

  1. water

ReferencesEdit