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AfrikaansEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Dutch jou. Also related to English you.

PronounEdit

jou (subject jy)

  1. you (singular, object)

See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Dutch jouw.

DeterminerEdit

jou

  1. your (singular)

See alsoEdit


CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Occitan (compare Occitan jo), from Latin jugum, iugum (compare French joug, Italian giogo), from Proto-Italic *jugom, from Proto-Indo-European *yugóm.

NounEdit

jou m (plural jous)

  1. yoke

Related termsEdit


DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch jou, from Old Dutch *jū, a northern (Frisian?) variant of *iu, from Proto-Germanic *iwwiz, a West Germanic variant of *izwiz. Doublet of u.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /jɑu̯/
  • (file)
  • Homophone: jouw

PronounEdit

jou

  1. Second-person singular, objective: you.
    Ik zal dit wel even doen voor jou. — I'll do this for you.

InflectionEdit


Alternative formsEdit

  • (Brabantian) a

SynonymsEdit

VerbEdit

jou

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

FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

< English yo

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈjou̯/, [ˈjo̞u̯]

InterjectionEdit

jou

  1. (slang) yo (greeting)

AnagramsEdit


Haitian CreoleEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French jour (day)

NounEdit

jou

  1. day

Old FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *eo, from Latin ego, from Proto-Indo-European *éǵh₂.

PronounEdit

jou

  1. I

RomanschEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • (Rumantsch Grischun) jau
  • (Sursilvan) jeu
  • (Surmiran) ia
  • (Puter) eau
  • (Vallader) eu

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *eo, from Latin ego, from Proto-Indo-European *éǵh₂.

PronounEdit

jou

  1. (Sutsilvan) I

West FrisianEdit

VerbEdit

jou

  1. First-person singular present of jaan (to give)
  2. Imperative of jaan (to give)

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