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See also: Zou, zhōu, zhǒu, zhòu, and

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DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

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  • Rhymes: -ɑu̯
  • IPA(key): /zɑu̯/

VerbEdit

zou

  1. singular past indicative of zullen

LuxembourgishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German zuo, from Old High German zuo, from Proto-Germanic *tō.

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

zou

  1. adverbial form of the preposition zu (in, at)
  2. closed, shut

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit


MandarinEdit

RomanizationEdit

zou

  1. Nonstandard spelling of zōu.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of zǒu.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of zòu.

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.