AfarEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

 f 

  1. thing

SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Mohamed Hassan Kamil (2015) L’afar: description grammaticale d’une langue couchitique (Djibouti, Erythrée et Ethiopie)[1], Paris: Université Sorbonne Paris Cité (doctoral thesis)

AinuEdit

Ainu cardinal numbers
 <  1 2 3  > 
    Cardinal : tu
    Ordinal : tu ikinne

PronunciationEdit

NumeralEdit

tu (Kana spelling トゥ)

  1. two

AlbanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Unknown.

NounEdit

tu ?

  1. pant leg

AromanianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin , from Proto-Italic *tū, from Proto-Indo-European *túh₂.

PronounEdit

tu

  1. you (singular)
Related termsEdit
See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Compare tru.

PrepositionEdit

tu

  1. in
  2. into
SynonymsEdit

AsturianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin .

PronounEdit

tu

  1. you (singular)

Atong (India)Edit

EtymologyEdit

From English two.

PronunciationEdit

NumeralEdit

tu (Bengali script তু)

  1. two

SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit


BambaraEdit

NounEdit

tu

  1. forest; thicket

VerbEdit

tu

  1. to spit (out)

BatuleyEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Indonesian tua.

AdjectiveEdit

tu

  1. old

ReferencesEdit


BislamaEdit

Bislama cardinal numbers
 <  1 2 3  > 
    Cardinal : tu

Etymology 1Edit

From English two.

NumeralEdit

tu

  1. two

Etymology 2Edit

From English too.

AdverbEdit

tu

  1. too

BorôroEdit

VerbEdit

tu

  1. to go

BretonEdit

NounEdit

tu m

  1. side

CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Occitan tu, from Latin .

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

tu

  1. you (singular); thou
  2. one (singular, impersonal)

DeclensionEdit

See alsoEdit


ChilcotinEdit

NounEdit

tu

  1. water

ReferencesEdit

  • Eung-Do Cook (2013) A Tsilhqút'ín Grammar

ChipewyanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Athabaskan [Term?]; cognate with Hän chuu, Ahtna tuu, Deg Xinag te, Navajo , Gwich'in chųų, etc.

NounEdit

tu

  1. water

ReferencesEdit

  • Eung-Do Cook (2004) A grammar of Dëne Sųłiné (Chipewyan), page 350

Coatecas Altas ZapotecEdit

NumeralEdit

tu

  1. one

ReferencesEdit


CornishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

tu

  1. Hard mutation of du.
  2. Mixed mutation of du.

CzechEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

tu

  1. (informal or dialectal) here
    Synonyms: zde, tady

PronounEdit

tu

  1. feminine accusative singular of ten

ReferencesEdit

  • tu in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • tu in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

EweEdit

NounEdit

tu (plural tuwo)

  1. gun

VerbEdit

tu

  1. to build
  2. to close
  3. to crush
  4. to grind
  5. to meet
  6. to untie

FanagaloEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English two.

NumeralEdit

tu

  1. two

FijianEdit

VerbEdit

tu

  1. to stand
  2. to be (only in situations regarding posture or position)

FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old French tu, from Latin , from Proto-Italic *tū, from Proto-Indo-European *túh₂.

PronounEdit

tu (second person informal singular, possessive determiner ton)

  1. you (singular); thou
Usage notesEdit
  • When more pronouns are included in the same sentence, it is considered impolite to say the pronoun moi first, it must be the last one, and toi must be said after a third person:
    • Rose, toi et moi irons là-bas., “Rose, you and I will go there.”
  • Tu is used to address one person in an informal situation. Most adults would only use it with friends, family and children outside of a formal situation unless explicitly invited to, but younger people use this pronoun much more, using it together in any informal situation, even if they don't know each other and using vous in this context may be seen as strange or even cold.
  • Tu is not used in formal settings such as business meetings or in court, regardless of the relationship between the speaker and the listener.
  • Using vous when tu would be more appropriate may come across as rigid and bizarre, but using tu when vous would be more appropriate can be seen as very disrespectful and insulting. For this reason it's generally advised to use vous if in doubt, to make sure being on the safe side.
InflectionEdit
  • Nominative: tu
  • Emphatic: toi
  • Oblique: te
  • t' (proclitic form, colloquial)
Derived termsEdit
Related termsEdit
  • vous (plural form and polite singular form)

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

tu m (feminine singular tue, masculine plural tus, feminine plural tues)

  1. past participle of taire

Etymology 3Edit

From t-il.

ParticleEdit

tu

  1. (Quebec, informal) question marker
    C'est-tu possible ?Is it possible?

Further readingEdit

AnagramsEdit


FriulianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin , from Proto-Indo-European *túh₂.

PronounEdit

tu

  1. you

See alsoEdit


GaulishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Celtic *tū, from Proto-Indo-European *túh₂.

PronounEdit

  1. you (singular); thou

InflectionEdit

Number Singular Plural
Nominative suīs
Accusative te suīs
Genitive tou suesron
Dative toi umē
Ablative te ume
Instrumental toi ?
Locative toi umē

GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

tu

  1. singular imperative of tun

IdoEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English thou, French tu, German du, Italian tu, Spanish , Russian ты (ty), all ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *túh₂ with +‎ -u.

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

tu (second person singular)

  1. (informal, familiar) you (singular), thou
    Synonym: (formal) vu

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit


InterlinguaEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin and common Romance tu.

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

tu (second person singular)

  1. you (singular); thou

InflectionEdit

subject tu
object te
reflexive te
possessive tu, tue

DeterminerEdit

tu

  1. (possessive) your

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin , from Proto-Italic *tū, from Proto-Indo-European *túh₂.

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

tu (second person singular)

  1. you (singular); thou

Usage notesEdit

  • Italians avoid expressing personal pronouns both in written and spoken language, preferring to use just the inflected verb (an example would be: Am going for a walk, way more common than I am going for a walk; Is good-looking instead of She is good-looking). The explicit usage of personal pronouns may sound redundant to a native speaker, except when the purpose of the sentence is to specify the subject or the object (He is the one I was talking about).
  • The second-person pronoun in particular can sound confidential and, in some cases, even impolite.

See alsoEdit


JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

tu

  1. Rōmaji transcription of とぅ
  2. Rōmaji transcription of トゥ

KalashaEdit

PronounEdit

tu

  1. you (2nd-person personal pronoun)

See alsoEdit


Kalo Finnish RomaniEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Romani tu, from Sanskrit त्वम् (tvam), from Proto-Indo-European *túh₂.

PronounEdit

tu

  1. you (singular)

ReferencesEdit

  • tu” in Finnish Romani-English Dictionary, ROMLEX – the Romani Lexicon Project, 2000.

Khumi ChinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Kuki-Chin [Term?], from Proto-Sino-Tibetan *tu. Cognates include Burmese တူ (tu) and Chinese (chuí).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tu

  1. hammer

ReferencesEdit

  • K. E. Herr (2011) The phonological interpretation of minor syllables, applied to Lemi Chin[2], Payap University, page 48

LadinoEdit

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

tu (Latin spelling)

  1. (informal) you (singular)

See alsoEdit

AdjectiveEdit

tu (Latin spelling)

  1. your

LatgalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Balto-Slavic *tū, Proto-Indo-European *túh₂. Cognates include Latvian tu and Lithuanian tu.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtu/
  • Hyphenation: tu

PronounEdit

tu

  1. thou, you (singular)

DeclensionEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • A. Andronov; L. Leikuma (2008) Latgalīšu-Latvīšu-Krīvu sarunu vuordineica, Lvava, →ISBN, page 10
  • Nicole Nau (2011) A short grammar of Latgalian, München: LINCOM GmbH, →ISBN, page 35

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Italic *tū, from Proto-Indo-European *túh₂ or *tū.

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

(second person singular, possessive adjective tuus)

  1. you (singular); thou
    tuī pudet.
    I am ashamed of you.

Usage notesEdit

When used in the plural genitive, vestrī is used when it is the object of an action, especially when used with a gerund or gerundive. When used in such a construction, the gerund or gerundive takes on the masculine genitive singular. Vestrum is used as a partitive genitive, used in constructions such as (one of you).

DeclensionEdit

1st and 2nd person personal pronouns declension together with the possessive and reflexive pronouns.
is, ea, id (he, she, it) is not included here.

Singular First-person Second-person Reflexive
nominative ego/egō
genitive meī tuī suī
dative mihi/mihī, tibi sibi
accusative , sēsē
ablative , sēsē
vocative egō
possessive meus tuus suus
Plural First-person Second-person Reflexive
nominative nōs vōs
genitive nostrī, nostrum vestrī, vestrum suī
dative nōbīs vōbīs sibi
accusative nōs vōs , sēsē
ablative nōbīs vōbīs , sēsē
vocative nōs vōs
possessive noster vester, voster suus
  • Plautus sometimes has sg. gen. tis.

QuotationsEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • tu in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • tu in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers

LatvianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Balto-Slavic *tū, Proto-Indo-European *túh₂. The Latvian tevis comes from *tevens, with an -en-increased form showing an additional s by analogy with other genitive plurals. The dative form was originally closer to Old Prussian tebbei; the current form tev has a v due to influence from other declension forms, and the ending was reduced. The accusative tevi comes from *teven, with n by analogy to the accusative form of other words. The locative tevī was formed by analogy with i-stem nouns.[1]

PronunciationEdit

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PronounEdit

tu (personal, 2nd person singular)

  1. (informal in the singular) you; (dated) thou; second person pronoun, referring to the addressee
    vai tu nāksi man līdzi?are you coming with me?
    pieder tautai, tad tauta piederēs tev!belong to the people, and then the people will belong to you!
    būt uz tu ar kāduto be on intimate terms (lit. to be on thou) with someone
  2. (in the expression “ak tu...”) used to strengthen the meaning of a word or expression
    "ak tu to skaļo gaiļa rīkli!" māte priecājas"oh you loud rooster throat!" mother said happily
    ak tu mūžs! cūka izlauzusies no aizgalda!ah (you) life! the pig escaped from the pen!

Usage notesEdit

The form tavs is a possessive pronoun ('your'), while tevis is a true genitive form ('of you'). The dative form tevim is used only optionally, with prepositions.

DeclensionEdit

Related termsEdit

See alsoEdit


ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Karulis, Konstantīns (1992), “tu”, in Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca (in Latvian), Rīga: AVOTS, →ISBN

LithuanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Balto-Slavic *tuˀ (you), from Proto-Indo-European *tuH. The oblique stem tav- has been generalized from the Proto-Indo-European genitive *téwe. For a discussion of the case endings, see àš (I).

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

  1. you (singular)

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit


Lower SorbianEdit

PronunciationEdit

DeterminerEdit

tu

  1. accusative feminine singular of ten

Lower TananaEdit

NounEdit

tu

  1. water

ReferencesEdit

  • James Kari (1991) Lower Tanana Athabaskan Listening and Writing Exercises

MalayEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Shortened form of itu, from Proto-Malayic *(i)tu(ʔ), from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(i-)tu, from Proto-Austronesian *(i-)Cu.

PronunciationEdit

DeterminerEdit

tu

  1. that (what is being indicated)

PronounEdit

tu

  1. that (that thing)

MandarinEdit

RomanizationEdit

tu

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

Usage notesEdit

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

Mezquital OtomiEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Otomi *dų, from Proto-Otomian [Term?], from Proto-Oto-Pamean *tõ, from Proto-Oto-Manguean *ti(n).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

tu (intransitive)

  1. die

Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

tu

  1. contain
  2. exist

Etymology 3Edit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

tu

  1. owe

Middle EnglishEdit

PronounEdit

tu

  1. Alternative form of þou (thou)

MirandeseEdit

PronounEdit

tu

  1. you (the second-person singular pronoun)

NeapolitanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin .

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

tu

  1. you

Nigerian PidginEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From English too.

AdverbEdit

tu

  1. too
  2. very

Etymology 2Edit

From English two.

NumeralEdit

tu

  1. two

North FrisianEdit

PrepositionEdit

tu

  1. (Mooring Dialect) to
    • 1867, Kleine Mittheilungen. Zur Sammlung der Sagen, Märchen und Lieder, der Sitten und Gebräuche der Herzogthümer Schleswig, Holstein und Lauenburg. Nachträge, herausgegeben von Dr. Handelmann in Jahrbücher für die Landeskunde der Herzogthümer Schleswig, Holstein und Lauenburg herausgegeben von der S. H. L. Gesellschaft für vaterländische Geschichte. Band IX., p. 126 (Von der Insel Amrum. Mitgetheilt von Chr. Johansen)
      Gung am tu Sam
      Am an Tram;

Northern KurdishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Iranian *tuHám, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *túH, from Proto-Indo-European *túh₂.

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

tu (second person singular)

  1. you (singular); thou

Related termsEdit

See alsoEdit


OccitanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Occitan tu, from Latin .

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

tu

  1. you (singular)

Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *twō, neuter of *twai.

PronunciationEdit

NumeralEdit

  1. neuter nominative/accusative of tweġen

Old IrishEdit

PronounEdit

tu

  1. Alternative spelling of

MutationEdit

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
tu thu tu
pronounced with /d(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin , from Proto-Indo-European *túh₂.

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

tu

  1. thou, you (singular second person pronoun)

DescendantsEdit

  • Fala: tu
  • Galician: tu, ti
  • Portuguese: tu

PhaluraEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit तुवम् (tuvam, thou).

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

tu (personal, Perso-Arabic spelling توۡ)

  1. you (2sg nom subject or direct object)

ReferencesEdit

  • Liljegren, Henrik; Haider, Naseem (2011) Palula Vocabulary (FLI Language and Culture Series; 7)‎[3], Islamabad, Pakistan: Forum for Language Initiatives, →ISBN
  • Turner, Ralph Lilley (1969–1985), “[4]”, in A Comparative Dictionary of the Indo-Aryan Languages, London: Oxford University Press

PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *tu.

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

tu

  1. here
    Synonym: tutaj

Further readingEdit

  • tu in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • tu in Polish dictionaries at PWN

PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Portuguese tu, from Latin (you), from Proto-Italic *tū, from Proto-Indo-European *túh₂ (you).

PronounEdit

tu (second person singular, masculine possessive adjective teu, feminine possessive adjective tua)

  1. (informal in Portugal, literary, archaic or regional in Brazil) you; thou (singular second person pronoun)
    Synonyms: (Brazil, formal) o senhor, (formal in Portugal, informal in Brazil) você, (formal, archaic) vossa mercê, (formal, archaic) vosmecê, (formal, obsolete) vossemecê
  2. (Brazil, colloquial, proscribed) second-person singular prepositional pronoun;
    Ela gosta de tu.She's into you.
Usage notesEdit
  • Tu has fallen out of use in some regions of Brazil, including most of the Southeast and the Center-West, where “você” has taken its place. It is still very commonly used in various regions of the country though, such as most of Santa Catarina and Rio Grande do Sul, parts of Paraná, Rio de Janeiro city and most of the Northeast and North regions. It should be noted that, in Rio de Janeiro, the pronoun is frequently employed interchangeably with você. Despite the media's preference for "você", the usage of "tu" seems to have been gaining ground throughout the last few decades in Rio (see [5], a linguistic research on the topic in Portuguese), being most frequent among younger speakers.
  • According to grammars, tu should always take second person singular verbs, as is the case in Portugal and some parts of Brazil. However, in many Brazilian dialects which employ tu, it now takes third person singular verbs, like você.

See alsoEdit

Portuguese personal pronouns (edit)
Number Person Nominative
(subject)
Accusative
(direct object)
Dative
(indirect object)
Prepositional Prepositional
with com
Non-declining
m f m f m and f m f m f m f
Singular First eu me mim comigo
Second tu te ti contigo você
o senhor a senhora
Third ele ela o
(lo, no)
a
(la, na)
lhe ele ela com ele com ela o mesmo a mesma
se si consigo
Plural First nós nos nós connosco (Portugal)
conosco (Brazil)
a gente
Second vós vos vós convosco, com vós vocês
os senhores as senhoras
Third eles elas os
(los, nos)
as
(las, nas)
lhes eles elas com eles com elas os mesmos as mesmas
se si consigo
Indefinite se si consigo

Etymology 2Edit

InterjectionEdit

tu

  1. (onomatopoeia) the sound produced by a telephone after one of the callers hangs up



RomaniEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit त्वम् (tvam), from Proto-Indo-European *túh₂.

PronounEdit

tu

  1. you (singular)

DescendantsEdit

  • Kalo Finnish Romani: tu
  • Sinte Romani: tu
  • Welsh Romani: tu

See alsoEdit


RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin , from Proto-Italic *tū, from Proto-Indo-European *túh₂.

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

tu

  1. you (singular), thou
    Synonyms: (semi-polite form) dumneata, (polite form) dumneavoastră

DeclensionEdit

See alsoEdit


SaviEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit त्वम् (tvam).

PronounEdit

tu

  1. you; second-person singular and plural personal pronoun

ReferencesEdit

  • Nina Knobloch (2020) A grammar sketch of Sauji: An Indo-Aryan language of Afghanistan[6], Stockholm University

Scottish GaelicEdit

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

tu

  1. Form of of thu (thou, you) used after verb forms ending in -n, -s or -dh.

See alsoEdit


Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *tu.

AdverbEdit

(Cyrillic spelling ту̑)

  1. here (in this place)
    Tu nikad nismo bili.We have never been here.
  2. (proximal) here, over here (in the indicated place nearby)
    Eno ih tu!Here they are!
  3. over here (to, towards this place)
    Dođi tu!Come over here!

SynonymsEdit

Related termsEdit


SicilianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin .

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

tu (second person singular)

  1. you (informal); thou

InflectionEdit

nominative tu
prepositional tia
object, reflexive ti

Sinte RomaniEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Romani tu, from Sanskrit त्वम् (tvam), from Proto-Indo-European *túh₂.

PronounEdit

tu

  1. you (singular)

ReferencesEdit

  • tu” in Sinte Romani-English Dictionary, ROMLEX – the Romani Lexicon Project, 2000.

SloveneEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

  1. here, in this place

SynonymsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • tu”, in Slovarji Inštituta za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, portal Fran

South SlaveyEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • (Jean Marie River) ti

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Athabaskan *tuˑ.[1] Cognates include Navajo and Chipewyan tuu.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tu

  1. water

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Keren Rice (1989) A Grammar of Slave, Berlin, West Germany: Mouton de Gruyter, →ISBN, page 90

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin tuus, from Proto-Indo-European *towos.

PronunciationEdit

DeterminerEdit

tu sg (second person singular possessive of singular, of plural tus)

  1. (before the noun) Apocopic form of tuyo, your
    Synonym: (parts of Central and South America) su

Usage notesEdit

The forms tu and tus are only used before and within the noun phrase of the modified noun. In other positions, a form of tuyo is used instead:

Son tus libros.[They] are your books.
Son los libros tuyos.[They] are your books.
(“...the books of yours.”)

Besides being a pronoun, because tu occurs in a noun phrase and expresses reference, it also grammatically classifies as a determiner (specifically a possessive/genitive determiner).

Related termsEdit

See alsoEdit


Sranan TongoEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From English two.

NumberEdit

tu

  1. two

Etymology 2Edit

From English too.

AdverbEdit

tu

  1. too, also, as well
    Synonym: owktu

SwahiliEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

tu

  1. only

SwedishEdit

PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse tvau, neuter nominative/accusative of tveir.

NumeralEdit

tu

  1. (archaic, in the neuter) two
    Synonym: två

Usage notesEdit

  • tu was the old neuter of två. Thus, one would say "ett hus" (one house), "tu hus" (two houses). The equivalent for the number three was try or tri, which is likewise archaic.

Related termsEdit

AnagramsEdit


TanacrossEdit

NounEdit

tu

  1. water

ReferencesEdit

  • Jeff Leer, Proto-Athabaskan verb stem variation (1979), page 83

Tejalapan ZapotecEdit

NumeralEdit

tu

  1. one

ReferencesEdit


TimbeEdit

NounEdit

tu

  1. water

ReferencesEdit


Tocharian AEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Tocharian [Term?], from Proto-Indo-European *túh₂. Cognate with Tocharian B tuwe.

PronounEdit

tu

  1. you

Tok PisinEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From English two.

NumeralEdit

tu

  1. two
Usage notesEdit

Used when counting; see also tupela.

Etymology 2Edit

From English too

AdverbEdit

tu

  1. too; also; as well
    • 1989, Buk Baibel long Tok Pisin, Port Moresby: Bible Society of Papua New Guinea, Jenesis 1:15:
      God i mekim kamap tupela bikpela lait. Bikpela em san bilong givim lait long de, na liklik em mun bilong givim lait long nait. Na God i mekim kamap ol sta tu.
      →New International Version translation
    • 1995, John Verhaar, Toward a reference grammar of Tok Pisin: an experiment in corpus linguistics[7], →ISBN, page 433:
      Mekim olsem pinis, orait tupela i planim taro na banana, na kumu, painap, kon, tomato, na kaukau tu.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
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TàyEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tu

  1. door

ReferencesEdit


Upper KuskokwimEdit

NounEdit

tu

  1. water

ReferencesEdit

  • Raymond L. Collins, Betty Petruska, Dinak'i (our Words): Upper Kuskokwim Athabaskan Junior Dictionary (1979)

VietnameseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Sino-Vietnamese word from .

VerbEdit

tu

  1. (intransitive) to isolate oneself from other people to follow rules in a philosophy or religion
Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

tu

  1. (transitive) to drink directly from a bottle by holding bottle mouth in one's mouth

VolapükEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English too.

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

tu

  1. (degree) too, excessively.

Derived termsEdit


WelshEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Brythonic *tʉβ, from Proto-Celtic *toibos, whence also Old Irish táeb and Irish taobh. Cognate with Breton tu, Cornish tu.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tu m (uncountable)

  1. side

Derived termsEdit

PrepositionEdit

tu

  1. beside, next to

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
tu du nhu thu
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), “tu”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies

Welsh RomaniEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Romani tu, from Sanskrit त्वम् (tvam), from Proto-Indo-European *túh₂.

PronounEdit

tu

  1. you (singular)

ReferencesEdit

  • tu” in Welsh Romani-English Dictionary, ROMLEX – the Romani Lexicon Project, 2000.

YaleEdit

NounEdit

tu

  1. water

ReferencesEdit