See also: Sau, SAU, sáu, sâu, său, s-au, sau-, and sa'u

DibiyasoEdit

NounEdit

sau

  1. man

ReferencesEdit

  • transnewguinea.org, citing:
    • Daniel Shaw, The Bosavi language family (1986), Papers in New Guinea Linguistics 24 (45-76), Pacific linguistics A-70
    • G. Reesink Languages of the Aramia River Area (1976), Papers in New Guinea Linguistics No. 19
    • and Franklin and Voorhoeve (1973)
  • Bainapi wordlist, in Papers in New Guinea Linguistics (Department of Linguistics, Research School of Pacific Studies, Australian National University), issue 24 (1990)

Fiji HindiEdit

NumeralEdit

sau

  1. hundred

ReferencesEdit

  • Fiji Hindi Dictionary
  • Moag, Rodney F. (1977) Fiji Hindi: A basic course and reference grammar, Canberra, Australia: Australian National University Press, →ISBN, page 55

GothicEdit

RomanizationEdit

sau

  1. Romanization of 𐍃𐌰𐌿

HausaEdit

Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

sau m (plural sāwā̀yē, possessed form san)

  1. foot
  2. footprint, trace
  3. time
  4. trip (travel)

Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

sàu m (possessed form sàn)

  1. times (multiplication)

Etymology 3Edit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

sau

  1. Clipping of sàkā (release) (used before an object).

JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

sau

  1. Rōmaji transcription of さう

Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse sauðr.

NounEdit

sau m (definite singular sauen, indefinite plural sauer, definite plural sauene)

  1. a sheep
  2. fool, moron, idiot
    Se på den sauen!Look at that idiot!

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse sauðr.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

sau m (definite singular sauen, indefinite plural sauer or sauar, definite plural sauene or sauane)

  1. a sheep
    1. (uncountable) mutton
  2. (colloquial, derogatory) fool, moron, idiot
    Sjå på den sauen!Look at that idiot!

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RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Inherited from Latin seu, a form of sīve, and perhaps influenced by Latin aut (Romanian au).

PronunciationEdit

ConjunctionEdit

sau

  1. or

SynonymsEdit


SamoanEdit

NounEdit

sau

  1. fantail

TernateEdit

Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

sau

  1. (transitive) to gnaw
  2. (transitive) to bite
ConjugationEdit
Conjugation of sau
Singular Plural
Inclusive Exclusive
1st tosau fosau misau
2nd nosau nisau
3rd Human osaum, mosauf isau, yosau
Non-human isau isau, yasau
* m - masculine, f - feminine, - archaic

Etymology 2Edit

From Malay sahur, from Arabic سَحُور(saḥūr).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

sau

  1. (Islam) the suhur

ReferencesEdit

  • Rika Hayami-Allen (2001) A descriptive study of the language of Ternate, the northern Moluccas, Indonesia, University of Pittsburgh

VietnameseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Mon-Khmer *krawʔ. Cognate with Muong khau, Mon တြဴ.

Attested in Phật thuyết đại báo phụ mẫu ân trọng kinh (佛說大報父母恩重經) as (MC lɑu) (modern SV: lao) and , alternative form (MC ləu) (modern SV: lâu).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

sau (, , , 𡢐, 𢖕, 𢖖, 𨍦)

  1. rear, hind, back
    hai chân sau của con chótwo hind legs of a dog
  2. next, subsequent
    Lần sau đi cửa trước.
    Next time, use the front door.

AntonymsEdit

AdverbEdit

sau (, , , 𡢐, 𢖕, 𢖖, 𨍦)

  1. later
  2. afterwards

AntonymsEdit

PrepositionEdit

sau

  1. behind
    Sau nhà có vườn.
    Behind the house is a garden.
  2. after

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Western ChamEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Chamic *ʔasɔw, from Proto-Malayo-Chamic *asu, from Proto-Malayo-Sumbawan *asu, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *asu, from Proto-Austronesian *(w)asu. Cognate with Eastern Cham asau.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

sau

  1. dog (animal)

YolaEdit

VerbEdit

sau

  1. Alternative form of zee (to see)

ReferencesEdit

  • Jacob Poole (1867), William Barnes, editor, A Glossary, With some Pieces of Verse, of the old Dialect of the English Colony in the Baronies of Forth and Bargy, County of Wexford, Ireland, London: J. Russell Smith, page 81

Yosondúa MixtecEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Mixtec *sawiʔ.

NounEdit

sau

  1. rain

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Beaty de Farris, Kathryn; et al. (2012) Diccionario básico del mixteco de Yosondúa, Oaxaca (Serie de vocabularios y diccionarios indígenas “Mariano Silva y Aceves”; 46)‎[1] (in Spanish), third edition, Instituto Lingüístico de Verano, A.C., page 71

ZhuangEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Tai *saːwᴬ (unmarried woman). Cognate with Thai สาว (sǎao), Lao ສາວ (sāo), ᦉᦱᧁ (ṡaaw), Tai Nüa ᥔᥣᥝᥲ (sàaw), Shan သၢဝ် (sǎao), Ahom 𑜏𑜧 (saw), 𑜏𑜨𑜧 (sow), 𑜏𑜧𑜤 (sawu), 𑜏𑜧𑜈𑜫 (saww), or 𑜏𑜦𑜡 ().

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

sau (Sawndip forms or or 𡠻 or or 𫰴, old orthography sau)

  1. girl; young woman
  2. girlfriend

AdjectiveEdit

sau (old orthography sau)

  1. beautiful; pretty; attractive