See also: PLU and plu-

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Clipping of paraplu.

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

NounEdit

plu m (plural plu's, diminutive pluutje n)

  1. (colloquial) umbrella, brolly

EsperantoEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

plu

  1. further, longer, more

FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

plu m (feminine singular plue, masculine plural plus, feminine plural plues)

  1. past participle of pleuvoir

VerbEdit

plu m (feminine singular plue, masculine plural plus, feminine plural plues)

  1. past participle of plaire

IdoEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from French plus and Italian più. Compare Esperanto pli and false friend Esperanto plu.

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

plu

  1. (of comparison) more, further
    Lu plu multe ocias kam laboras.He is more often idle than working.
    • 2014, Brian E. Drake, Sencesa bruiso, page 36:
      Mielo kaptas plu multa mushi kam vinagro.
      Honey catches more flies than vinegar.
    Antonym: min

Derived termsEdit


LadinEdit

EtymologyEdit

comparative degree of truep. From Latin plūs.

AdjectiveEdit

plu

  1. more

See alsoEdit


VolapükEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French plus or Latin plus.

AdverbEdit

plu

  1. more

WelshEdit

 
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Pluen

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Welsh plu, from Proto-Brythonic *plʉβ̃, a borrowing from Latin plūma (feather). Cognate with Cornish pluv, Breton pluñv.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

plu f pl (singulative pluen or plufen)

  1. feathers
  2. (fishing) flies

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
plu blu mhlu phlu
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–present), “plu”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies