See also: Vau, va'u, and väü

English edit

Noun edit

vau (plural vaus)

  1. Alternative spelling of vav

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Verb edit

vau

  1. (auxiliary, with infinitive) second-person plural present indicative of anar

Finnish edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈʋɑu̯/, [ˈʋɑ̝u̯]
  • Rhymes: -ɑu
  • Syllabification(key): vau

Etymology 1 edit

Borrowed from English wow. Probably originally slang; used at least since the 1970s.

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vau (informal)

  1. wow
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Etymology 2 edit

Onomatopoeic

Interjection edit

vau

  1. (often repeated) Synonym of hau (bark, woof)

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Hungarian edit

Etymology edit

An onomatopoeia.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): [ˈvɒu]
  • Hyphenation: vau
  • Rhymes: -u

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vau

  1. woof (the sound a dog makes while barking)

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Italian edit

Etymology edit

From Hebrewוָו(waw).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈvaw/
  • Rhymes: -aw
  • Hyphenation: vàu

Noun edit

vau m or f (invariable)

  1. waw, specifically:
    1. the name of the Phoenician-script letter 𐤅
    2. the name of the Hebrew-script letter ו

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Etymology edit

Apparently of onomatopoeic (imitative) origin.

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Interjection edit

vau

  1. woof (the sound a dog makes while barking)
    vau, vau! Krančelis kaukdams kliedzawoof! woof! Krančelis (= dog) cried, howling

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Etymology edit

Inherited from Old Galician-Portuguese vao, from Latin vadum (ford),[1][2] from Proto-Italic *waðom, from Proto-Indo-European *wh₂dʰóm, from *weh₂dʰ-.

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  • Rhymes: -aw
  • Hyphenation: vau

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vau m (plural vaus)

  1. ford (location where a river is shallow enough to be crossed by foot)
  2. shoal

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Pronoun edit

vau

  1. I, me

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