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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Typographical substitution for μ, the symbol for micro, in environments where the correct symbol is not available.

PrefixEdit

u-

  1. Alternative form of μ- as an abbreviation of micro-.

ChuukeseEdit

PrefixEdit

u-

  1. (subject marker for tense modifying pronouns) I

CzechEdit

PrefixEdit

u-

  1. (away) from
    ustoupit "yield" (< u- "away from" + stoupit "step")
  2. (inchoative)
  3. (telicity)
    vidět "see" ~ uvidět "catch sight out of"
  4. (on perfective verbs) unintentionally, inadvertently, by mistake
    řeknout "say once" ~ uřeknout (se) "misspeak/say unintentionally once"
  5. (root modality) [i.e., deontic + dynamic modality: ability, obligation, permission, readiness]
    zvednout "lift once" ~ uzvednout "be able to lift once"
    nést "carry" ~ unést "be able to carry"

Derived termsEdit


DanishEdit

PrefixEdit

u-

  1. in-, un-, non-; (prefix meaning not, reversing the meaning)

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit



KambaEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Bantu *ʊ́-.

PrefixEdit

u-

  1. you singular (used for conjugating verbs to the subjective or nominative case of the personal pronoun)

Norwegian BokmålEdit

PrefixEdit

u-

  1. un-, im- (in certain cases)

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse ú- or ó-, English un-, German un-. With the intensifying function probably influenced by ov-.

PronunciationEdit

PrefixEdit

u-

  1. un- (not)
    flaksuflaks
    luck → bad luck
  2. used to create an undesired version of the following noun
    vêruvêr
    weather → severe weather
    tidutid
    time → inconvenient time
  3. used to strengthen/intensify the following noun
    talutal
    number → huge number

See alsoEdit


ReferencesEdit


PhuthiEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Nguni *u-, from Proto-Bantu *ʊ̀-.

PrefixEdit

u- (medial wu-)

  1. you, thou; second-person singular subject concord.

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Nguni *ú-, from Proto-Bantu *ʊ́-.

PrefixEdit

u- (medial ka-)

  1. he, she, it; class 1 subject concord.

Etymology 3Edit

From Proto-Nguni *ú-, from Proto-Bantu *gʊ́-.

PrefixEdit

u- (medial wu-)

  1. he, she, it; class 3 subject concord.

PolishEdit

PrefixEdit

u-

  1. Appears in front of some verbs meaning: to make something behave in a certain way

Derived termsEdit



SwahiliEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • w- (before a vowel)

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Bantu *dʊ̀-.

PrefixEdit

u- (plural n-)

  1. The prefix for noun class 11 denoting natural objects or extensions.
Derived termsEdit


Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Bantu *bʊ̀-.

PrefixEdit

u- (usually uncountable, irregular plural ma-)

  1. The prefix for noun class 14 denoting abstract qualities or collections of small things; -ness or -ity.
    1. Used to form the names of countries.
Derived termsEdit


See alsoEdit


SwaziEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Bantu *ʊ̀-.

PrefixEdit

u- (medial wu-)

  1. you, thou; second-person singular subject concord.

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Nguni *ú-, from Proto-Bantu *ʊ́-.

PrefixEdit

u- (medial ka-)

  1. he, she, it; class 1 subject concord.

Etymology 3Edit

From Proto-Nguni *ú-, from Proto-Bantu *gʊ́-.

PrefixEdit

u- (medial wu-)

  1. he, she, it; class 3 subject concord.

TaosEdit

PronunciationEdit

PrefixEdit

u-

  1. (transitive) Third person singular subject + third person duoplural object.

XhosaEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Nguni *u-, from Proto-Bantu *ʊ̀-.

PrefixEdit

u- (medial wu-)

  1. you, thou; second-person singular subject concord.

Etymology 2Edit

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PrefixEdit

u-

  1. Class 1a noun prefix.

Etymology 3Edit

From Proto-Nguni *ú-, from Proto-Bantu *ʊ́-.

PrefixEdit

u- (medial ka-)

  1. he, she, it; class 1 subject concord.

Etymology 4Edit

From Proto-Nguni *ú-, from Proto-Bantu *gʊ́-.

PrefixEdit

u- (medial wu-)

  1. he, she, it; class 3 subject concord.

Etymology 5Edit

PrefixEdit

u-

  1. Class 11 noun prefix; form of ulu- used before stems of more than one syllable.

ZuluEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Nguni *u-, from Proto-Bantu *ʊ̀-.

PrefixEdit

u- (medial wu-)

  1. you, thou; second-person singular subject concord.

Etymology 2Edit

  This entry lacks etymological information. If you are familiar with the origin of this term, please add it to the page per etymology instructions. You can also discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.

PrefixEdit

u-

  1. Class 1a noun prefix.

Etymology 3Edit

From Proto-Nguni *ú-, from Proto-Bantu *ʊ́-.

PrefixEdit

u- (medial ka-)

  1. he, she, it; class 1 subject concord.

Etymology 4Edit

From Proto-Nguni *ú-, from Proto-Bantu *gʊ́-.

PrefixEdit

u- (medial wu-)

  1. he, she, it; class 3 subject concord.

Etymology 5Edit

Contracted from earlier ulu-, from Proto-Nguni *úlu-, from Proto-Bantu *dʊ́-dʊ̀-.

PrefixEdit

u-

  1. Class 11 noun prefix.

ReferencesEdit