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3 letters words from 'sou'

OUS 3SOU 3

2 letters words from 'sou'

OS 2OU 2
SO 2US 2

All 3 letters words made out of sou

sou osu suo uso ous uos

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Definitions and meaning of sou

sou

Etymology

Borrowed from French sou. Doublet of solidus and soldo.

Noun

sou (plural sous)

  1. An old French copper coin equal to one twentieth of a livre or twelve deniers; one sou is to the livre as one shilling is to the pound.
  2. (dated, slang) Cent; pocket money.
  3. (dated) A thing of the smallest value; a whit; a jot.
    I do not care a sou for your excuses.

Anagrams

  • -ous, OSU, USO, ous

Afrikaans

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /sœu/

Verb

sou

  1. preterite of sal; would, should

Catalan

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic, Central, Valencian) IPA(key): /ˈsɔw/
  • Rhymes: -ɔw

Etymology 1

From Old Occitan [Term?], from Late Latin soldus, from contraction of Latin solidus. Doublet of sòlid. Compare French sou.

Noun

sou m (plural sous)

  1. salary, wage

Synonyms

  • salari

Etymology 2

Verb

sou

  1. second-person plural present indicative form of ser
  2. second-person plural imperative form of ser

Further reading

  • “sou” in Diccionari de la llengua catalana, segona edició, Institut d’Estudis Catalans.

Folopa

Noun

sou

  1. Alternative form of so

References

  • Karl James Franklin, Pacific Linguistics (1973, →ISBN, page 130: Polopa so/sou woman, cf. DAR sou female animal but we woman.
  • Karl J. Franklin, Comparative Wordlist 1 of the Gulf District and adjacent areas (1975), page 15: Boro, Suri, Tebera sou, Sopese šo

French

Etymology

From Old French, inherited from Late Latin soldus, from Latin solidus. Doublet of solide. See also the form sol, which kept the historical spelling from Old French, even if it came to be pronounced like sou.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /su/
  • Homophones: saoul, saouls, soul, soûl, souls, soûls, sous

Noun

sou m (plural sous)

  1. (historical, numismatics) sou (old French coin)
  2. (by extension, chiefly in the plural, colloquial) money; cash
  3. (Quebec, Louisiana, colloquial) cent (one hundredth of a dollar)

Related terms

See also

  • chelin
  • livre

Descendants

  • English: sou

Further reading

  • “sou” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Haitian Creole

Preposition

sou

  1. on
  2. about, concerning

Iu Mien

Etymology

From Chinese (MC ɕɨʌ).

Noun

sou 

  1. book

Japanese

Romanization

sou

  1. Rōmaji transcription of そう

Leonese

Etymology

From Latin sum.

Verb

sou

  1. first-person singular present indicative of sere

Lindu

Noun

sou

  1. house; home

Livonian

Etymology

Akin to Finnish savu.

Noun

sou

  1. smoke

Luxembourgish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /zəʊ/ (basic form)
  • IPA(key): /zu/ (reduced)
  • Rhymes: -əʊ

Adverb

sou

  1. Alternative form of esou

Mandarin

Romanization

sou (Zhuyin ˙ㄙㄡ)

  1. Nonstandard spelling of sōu.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of sǒu.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of sòu.

Usage notes

  • 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.

Old Catalan

Etymology

From Latin suum.

Adjective

sou (feminine sua, masculine plural sous, feminine plural sues)

  1. his, her, its, their
    Synonym: son

Descendants

  • Catalan: seu

Portuguese

Alternative forms

  • (nonstandard)

Pronunciation

  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈso(w)/
  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /ˈsow/
  • Rhymes: -ow

Verb

sou

  1. first-person singular (eu) present indicative of ser

Zhuang

Etymology

From Proto-Southwestern Tai *suːᴬ (you (plural)) (whence Thai สู (sǔu), Northern Thai ᩈᩪ, Isan สู, Lao ສູ (), ᦉᦴ (ṡuu), Tai Dam ꪎꪴ, Shan သူ (sǔu), Tai Nüa ᥔᥧᥴ (), Ahom 𑜏𑜥 (suu)).

Pronunciation

  • (Standard Zhuang) IPA(key): /θou˨˦/
  • Tone numbers: sou1
  • Hyphenation: sou

Pronoun

sou (Sawndip forms 𠈅, 修, 收, 苏, 唆, 数, 𠉑, 叟, 傃, old orthography sou)

  1. you (plural)

See also


Source: wiktionary.org
  • SOTTISHNESS, the state of being sottish.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)