See also: Wau, wa'u, and wau'

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Ancient Greek ϝαῦ (waû).

NounEdit

wau (plural waus)

  1. digamma.

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AnagramsEdit


AnjamEdit

NounEdit

wau

  1. garden

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GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -aʊ

InterjectionEdit

wau

  1. woof (sound of a dog)

HausaEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic وَاو(wāw).

NounEdit

wau f (possessed form wan)

  1. waw (letter of the Arabic alphabet)

HawaiianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Polynesian *au, from Proto-Oceanic *(i-)au, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *(i-)aku, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *(i-)aku, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(i-)aku, from Proto-Austronesian *(i-)aku.

PronounEdit

wau

  1. Alternative form of au

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IndonesianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Thai ว่าว (wâao)

NounEdit

wau (plural, first-person possessive wauku, second-person possessive waumu, third-person possessive waunya)

  1. kite (flying toy on string)

JavaneseEdit

Javanese register set
ꦏꦮꦶ (kawi): wau
ꦏꦿꦩꦲꦤ꧀ꦝꦥ꧀ (krama andhap): mau

AdverbEdit

wau (Kawi)

  1. just now; a moment ago

MalayEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Thai ว่าว (wâao)

NounEdit

wau (Jawi spelling واو‎, plural wau-wau, informal 1st possessive wauku, impolite 2nd possessive waumu, 3rd possessive waunya)

  1. kite (flying toy on string)

MarshalleseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English Oʻahu or Oahu, from Hawaiian Oʻahu, named because the missionaries who introduced the Mother Hubbard dress to the Marshall Islands came from Oʻahu.

PronunciationEdit

  • (phonetic) IPA(key): [wɑːu], (enunciated) [wɑ wu]
  • (phonemic) IPA(key): /wæɰwiw/
  • Bender phonemes: {wahwiw}

NounEdit

wau

  1. a Mother Hubbard dress

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Middle EnglishEdit

NounEdit

wau

  1. Alternative form of wawe