See also: qu', qu-, Qu., , , , and

Translingual

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Symbol

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qu

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

English

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Etymology

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From the Hanyu Pinyin romanization of the Mandarin .

Noun

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qu (plural qus)

  1. (China) An administrative subdivision of China roughly equivalent to districts, distinguished from the more rural "counties" (xian).
    • [1973, Survey of China Mainland Press[1], numbers 5308-5345, →ISSN, →OCLC, page 52:
      [] the Party committee of Peiyuanmen commune of Lienhu ch'u in Sian municipality has since the year before last set up outside-school cultural activity centers in the commune headquarters and in various neighborhood committees.]
    • 1990, Barrett L. McCormick, “Elections to Local People's Congresses”, in Political Reform in Post-Mao China: Democracy and Bureaucracy in a Leninist State[2], University of California Press, →ISBN, →LCCN, →OCLC, page 138:
      At the time of the elections (1980) Nanjing was subdivided into three suburban counties (xian) and nine urban districts (qu).
    • 2009, Roger Des Forges, “Tales of Three City Walls in China's Central Plain”, in Chinese Walls in Time and Space: A Multidisciplinary Perspective, →ISBN, →ISSN, →LCCN, →OCLC, pages 60–61:
      As we have seen, the people of Guide/Shangqiu have traced the history of their city back well before the Ming and especially to the Han period. The People's Republic has recognized that heritage by naming the district subordinate to Shangqiu city the Liangyuan qu (Liang Garden District) and the district subordinate to Guide the Suiyang qu (Suiyang District) (see Map 3).

Azerbaijani

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Other scripts
Cyrillic гу
Abjad قو

Etymology

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From Common Turkic *quɣu (swan), from Proto-Turkic *kugu (swan).

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): [ɡu]
  • Hyphenation: qu

Noun

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qu (definite accusative qunu, plural qular)

  1. swan
    Synonym: qu quşu

Declension

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    Declension of qu
singular plural
nominative qu
qular
definite accusative qunu
quları
dative quya
qulara
locative quda
qularda
ablative qudan
qulardan
definite genitive qunun
quların
    Possessive forms of qu
nominative
singular plural
mənim (my) qum qularım
sənin (your) qun quların
onun (his/her/its) qusu quları
bizim (our) qumuz qularımız
sizin (your) qunuz qularınız
onların (their) qusu or quları quları
accusative
singular plural
mənim (my) qumu qularımı
sənin (your) qunu qularını
onun (his/her/its) qusunu qularını
bizim (our) qumuzu qularımızı
sizin (your) qunuzu qularınızı
onların (their) qusunu or qularını qularını
dative
singular plural
mənim (my) quma qularıma
sənin (your) quna qularına
onun (his/her/its) qusuna qularına
bizim (our) qumuza qularımıza
sizin (your) qunuza qularınıza
onların (their) qusuna or qularına qularına
locative
singular plural
mənim (my) qumda qularımda
sənin (your) qunda qularında
onun (his/her/its) qusunda qularında
bizim (our) qumuzda qularımızda
sizin (your) qunuzda qularınızda
onların (their) qusunda or qularında qularında
ablative
singular plural
mənim (my) qumdan qularımdan
sənin (your) qundan qularından
onun (his/her/its) qusundan qularından
bizim (our) qumuzdan qularımızdan
sizin (your) qunuzdan qularınızdan
onların (their) qusundan or qularından qularından
genitive
singular plural
mənim (my) qumun qularımın
sənin (your) qunun qularının
onun (his/her/its) qusunun qularının
bizim (our) qumuzun qularımızın
sizin (your) qunuzun qularınızın
onların (their) qusunun or qularının qularının

Further reading

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  • qu” in Obastan.com.

French

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Pronunciation

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Noun

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qu m (plural qus)

  1. Alternative spelling of ku

Mandarin

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Romanization

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qu (qu5qu0, Zhuyin ˙ㄑㄩ)

  1. Hanyu Pinyin reading of

qu

  1. Nonstandard spelling of .
  2. Nonstandard spelling of .
  3. Nonstandard spelling of .
  4. Nonstandard spelling of .

Usage notes

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  • Transcriptions of Mandarin into the Latin script often do not distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without indication of tone.

Musi

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Alternative forms

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Pronoun

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qu

  1. I (personal pronoun)
    Qu ngenjoq sén dié agaitangi.I gave him/her money yesterday.
  2. me (direct object of a verb)
    Naméq nga daq ngendaq qu?.Why you didn't invite me?.
  3. me (object of a preposition)
  4. me (indirect object of a verb)
  5. (colloquial) my (belonging to me)

Spanish

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Letter

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qu (lower case, upper case QU, mixed case Qu)

  1. a digraph from the letters q and u

Further reading

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