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CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Occitan riu, from Vulgar Latin rius (river) or Latin rīvus (brook; small stream), from Proto-Indo-European *h₃rih₂wós, from *h₃reyh₂- (to flow; to move, set in motion) + *-wós.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

riu m (plural rius)

  1. river

VerbEdit

riu

  1. third-person singular present indicative form of riure
  2. second-person singular imperative form of riure

ExtremaduranEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin rius (river), from Latin rīvus (brook; small stream)

NounEdit

riu m (plural rius)

  1. river

Guinea-Bissau CreoleEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Portuguese rio.

NounEdit

riu

  1. river

JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

riu

  1. Rōmaji transcription of りう

ManxEdit

PronounEdit

riu

  1. second-person form/plural of rish
  2. with you (formal)
    As ta mee gra riu. And I say unto you.

Derived termsEdit


MirandeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Leonese, from Vulgar Latin rius (river), from Latin rīvus (brook; small stream)

NounEdit

riu m (plural rius)

  1. river

OccitanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Occitan riu,from Vulgar Latin rius (river) or Latin rīvus (brook; small stream).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

riu m (plural rius)

  1. river

Old OccitanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin rius (river) or Latin rīvus (brook; small stream).

NounEdit

riu m (oblique plural rius, nominative singular rius, nominative plural riu)

  1. river (body of flowing water)

DescendantsEdit

  • Catalan: riu
  • Occitan: riu

ReferencesEdit


PapiamentuEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Portuguese rio and Spanish río.

NounEdit

riu

  1. river

PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

riu

  1. Third-person singular (ele, ela, also used with tu and você?) preterite indicative of rir