See also: Iau, iaʻu, IAU, -iau, i-au, and iáu

AngevinEdit

NounEdit

iau

  1. water

Further readingEdit

  • A. J. Verrier, Glossaire étymologique et historique des patois et des parlers de l'Anjou (1908)
  • C. Ménière, Glossaire angevin étymologique comparé avec différents dialects (1881)

Bourbonnais-BerrichonEdit

NounEdit

iau

  1. water

Alternative formsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • Paul Duchon, Grammaire et dictionnaire du patois bourbonnais (canton de Varennes)

ChampenoisEdit

NounEdit

iau

  1. (Auve) water

ReferencesEdit

  • Tarbé, Prosper (1851) Recherches sur l'histoire du langage et des patois de Champagne[1] (in French), volume 1, Reims, page 110

Min NanEdit

For pronunciation and definitions of iau – see (“hungry”).
(This character, iau, is the Pe̍h-ōe-jī form of .)

NormanEdit

PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French ewe, Latin aqua.

NounEdit

iau f (plural iaux)

  1. water

PicardEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French iaue, from Latin aqua, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ekʷeh₂. Compare French eau

NounEdit

iau f

  1. water (drinkable liquid)
    • (Old anonymous Picard poem)
      Cate seuris rapache par chi,
      Je te barai du pain meusi,
      Et pis dal l'iau a bouère,
      Cate seuris tout noère.

Poitevin-SaintongeaisEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latin aqua.

NounEdit

iau

  1. water

Alternative formsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • Pierre Rézeau, Le "Vocabulaire poitevin" (1808–1825) de Lubin Mauduyt: Édition critique (1994)

RomanianEdit

VerbEdit

iau

  1. first-person singular present indicative of lua
  2. first-person singular present subjunctive of lua
  3. third-person plural present indicative of lua

TolaiEdit

PronounEdit

iau

  1. First-person singular pronoun: I, me

DeclensionEdit



TourangeauEdit

NounEdit

iau

  1. water
  2. rain

Alternative formsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • Maurice Davau, Le Vieux parler tourangeau: sa phonétique, ses mots et locutions (1979)
  • René Coursault, Contes naïfs et nouvelles facétieuses: le parler tourangeau (1990)

WelshEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Brythonic *jọw, from Proto-Celtic *yugom, from Proto-Indo-European *yugóm.

NounEdit

iau m or f (plural ieuau or ieuoedd)

  1. yoke (frame around the neck)

Etymology 2Edit

From au (liver).

NounEdit

iau m or f (plural ieuau)

  1. (North Wales) liver
    Synonym: afu

Etymology 3Edit

AdjectiveEdit

iau

  1. comparative degree of ifanc (young)

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal h-prothesis
iau unchanged unchanged hiau
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit

  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950-), “iau”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies