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EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From the Wade-Giles romanization of Mandarin Chinese (, shaman)

NounEdit

wu (plural wus or wu)

  1. (historical) A Chinese shaman.

AnagramsEdit


FrenchEdit

NounEdit

wu m (uncountable)

  1. Wu (Sinitic language)

LashiEdit

Lower SorbianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • hu (obsolete)

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *u.

PronunciationEdit

PrepositionEdit

wu (with genitive)

  1. at; at the home, office, workshop, etc. of (compare German bei, French chez, Latin apud, etc.)

MandarinEdit

RomanizationEdit

wu

  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.

Pennsylvania GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare German wo, Yiddish וווּ(vu), Dutch waar, English where.

AdverbEdit

wu

  1. (interrogative, relative) where
    Wu iss die Kuh?
    Where is the cow?
    Nau muss er sei Actions schtelle wu sei grosse Maul iss!
    Now he has to put his actions where his big mouth is!

PolishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

wu n

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter W.

See alsoEdit


Tocharian AEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Tocharian [Term?], from Proto-Indo-European *dwóh₁. Compare Tocharian B wi.

NumeralEdit

wu m

  1. two

Related termsEdit