See also: Sau, SAU, sáu, sâu, său, s-au, sau-, and sầu

Dibiyaso edit

Noun edit

sau

  1. man

References edit

  • 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 Hindi edit

Numeral edit

sau

  1. hundred

References edit

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

Gothic edit

Romanization edit

sau

  1. Romanization of 𐍃𐌰𐌿

Hausa edit

Etymology 1 edit

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

sau m (plural sāwā̀yē, possessed form san)

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

Etymology 2 edit

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

sàu m (possessed form sàn)

  1. times (multiplication)

Etymology 3 edit

Pronunciation edit

Verb edit

sau

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

Japanese edit

Romanization edit

sau

  1. Rōmaji transcription of さう

Norwegian Bokmål edit

Etymology edit

From Old Norse sauðr.

Noun edit

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!

Synonyms edit

Derived terms edit

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Norwegian Nynorsk edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

From Old Norse sauðr.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

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!

Derived terms edit

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Romanian edit

Etymology edit

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

Pronunciation edit

Conjunction edit

sau

  1. or
    Synonym: ori

Samoan edit

Noun edit

sau

  1. fantail

Ternate edit

Etymology 1 edit

Pronunciation edit

Verb edit

sau

  1. (transitive) to gnaw
  2. (transitive) to bite
Conjugation edit
Conjugation of sau
Singular Plural
Inclusive Exclusive
1st tosau fosau misau
2nd nosau nisau
3rd Masculine osau isau, yosau
Feminine mosau
Neuter isau
- archaic

Etymology 2 edit

From Malay sahur, from Arabicسَحُور(saḥūr).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

sau

  1. (Islam) the suhur

References edit

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

Vietnamese edit

Etymology edit

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 law) (modern SV: lao) and , alternative form (MC luw) (modern SV: lâu).

Pronunciation edit

Adjective edit

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.

Antonyms edit

Adverb edit

sau (, , , 𡢐, 𢖕, 𢖖, 𨍦)

  1. later
  2. afterwards

Antonyms edit

Preposition edit

sau

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

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Western Cham edit

Etymology edit

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.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

sau

  1. dog (animal)

Yola edit

Etymology edit

From Middle English son, from Old English sēon.

Verb edit

sau

  1. Alternative form of zee (to see)

References edit

  • 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 Mixtec edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Mixtec *sawiʔ.

Noun edit

sau

  1. rain

Derived terms edit

References edit

  • 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

Zhuang edit

Etymology edit

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 ().

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

sau (Sawndip forms or or 𡠻 or or 𫰴, 1957–1982 spelling sau)

  1. girl; young woman
  2. girlfriend

Adjective edit

sau (1957–1982 spelling sau)

  1. beautiful; pretty; attractive