See also: IU, Iu, .iu, -iu, and -iú

Translingual edit

Symbol edit

iu

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

Aiwoo edit

Pronoun edit

iu

  1. I

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Aromanian edit

Etymology edit

Probably from Latin ubi. Compare the obsolete Romanian iuo. Compare also Megleno-Romanian iunde, Romanian unde.

Pronunciation edit

  • (file)

Adverb edit

iu

  1. where
    D-iu esht?
    Where are you from?

Related terms edit

Bislama edit

Pronoun edit

iu

  1. Alternative form of yu

Esperanto edit

Etymology edit

From i- (indeterminate correlative prefix) +‎ -u (correlative suffix of individuals).

Pronunciation edit

Determiner edit

iu (accusative singular iun, plural iuj, accusative plural iujn)

  1. some
  2. a : when necessary to express indefiniteness
    • 1995, Peter J. Benson, Comprehensive English-Esperanto Dictionary, Esperanto League for North America, page 17:
      Tio ne estas mia libro, sed ĝi estas iu libro.
      That is not my book, but it is a book.
    • 1995, Peter J. Benson, Comprehensive English-Esperanto Dictionary, Esperanto League for North America, page 17:
      kvazaŭ iu saĝa Salomono
      like a wise Solomon

Derived terms edit

Pronoun edit

iu (plural iuj, accusative singular iun, accusative plural iujn)

  1. someone, somebody

Derived terms edit

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Gothic edit

Romanization edit

iu

  1. Romanization of 𐌹𐌿

Japanese edit

Romanization edit

iu

  1. Rōmaji transcription of いう

Leti (Indonesia) edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qihu, Proto-Austronesian *qiSu.

Noun edit

iu

  1. shark

Manx edit

Etymology edit

From Old Irish ibid, from Proto-Celtic *ɸibeti, from Proto-Indo-European *peh₃-.

Verb edit

iu (verbal noun iu, present participle giu, past participle iuit)

  1. to drink

Derived terms edit

  • iuder (drinker)
  • iuoil (drinkable, potable, adj)

Marshallese edit

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

iu

  1. coconut

Related terms edit

  • ni (coconut tree)

References edit

Okinawan edit

Romanization edit

iu

  1. Rōmaji transcription of いう

Old High German edit

Pronoun edit

iu

  1. dative plural of ir

Old Saxon edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-West Germanic *iwwiz, from Proto-Germanic *iwwiz, a variant of *izwiz, whence also Old English ēow, Old High German iu.

Pronoun edit

iu

  1. accusative/dative of gi

Descendants edit

  • Middle Low German: , jûw
    • Low German: ju, jug, jo, jau, u, ugg

Pijin edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

From English you.

Pronoun edit

iu

  1. you (second person singular pronoun)

See also edit

Sicilian edit

 
Sicilian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia scn

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

Variant of eu, , , possibly due to influence of Italian io, both ultimately from Vulgar Latin eo, from Latin ego.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈi.ʊ/
  • Hyphenation: ì‧u

Pronoun edit

iu

  1. (first person singular pronoun) I
    iu sacciu lèggiri 'n sicilianu.I can read Sicilian.

Usage notes edit

  • In Sicilian speaking this pronoun can be postponed with respect to verb.
  • In some dialects it can also become an emphasizing enclitic particle
    Ju ci parrai-ju
    I talked to him.

Inflection edit

nominative iu
prepositional mìa
accusative mi
dative mi
reflexive mi

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Tok Pisin edit

Pronoun edit

iu

  1. Alternative form of yu

Vietnamese edit

Pronunciation edit

Verb edit

iu

  1. (dialectal) Eye dialect spelling of yêu, representing Southern Vietnam Vietnamese.