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Definitions and meaning of yu

yu

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /juː/

Etymology 1

From Chinese [Term?].

Noun

yu (countable and uncountable, plural yu)

  1. (archaeology, countable) An ancient Chinese wine-bucket, often having a decorative cover.
    • 1962, William Watson, Ancient Chinese Bronzes (page 34)
      A group of slenderer yu also survive from the Shang into the early Chou period, though they are rarer than the other design [] A yu with square body in the Hakuzuru Museum is the finest of these.
  2. (archaic, uncountable) Nephrite or jadeite.
    • 1826, The Asiatic Journal and Monthly Register for British India and Its Dependencies:
      Another stone with which it would be interesting to compare it is the celebrated yu stone of the Chinese, which Dr. Abel, in his work on China, conjectured to be a species of nephrite []

Etymology 2

See you.

Pronoun

yu

  1. Eye dialect spelling of you.

Etymology 3

From Russian ю (ju).

Pronoun

yu (plural yus)

  1. The letter Ю, ю.
Translations

Ama

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ju/

Noun

yu

  1. mountain, hill

Bargam

Noun

yu

  1. Alternative form of yuw

References

  • Loanwords in Takia, in Loanwords in the World's Languages: A Comparative Handbook (edited by Martin Haspelmath, Uri Tadmor), page 761

Belizean Creole

Pronoun

yu

  1. you; second-person singular subjective personal pronoun

Determiner

yu

  1. your

References

  • Crosbie, Paul, ed. (2007), Kriol-Inglish Dikshineri: English-Kriol Dictionary. Belize City: Belize Kriol Project, p. 379.

Bislama

Etymology

From English you.

Pronoun

yu

  1. you: second person singular pronoun

Duna

Noun

yu

  1. water

References

  • Transnewguinea.org, citing Shaw (1973) (see Pacific Linguistics, edited by Karl James Franklin, 1973)

Jamaican Creole

Etymology

From English you.

Pronoun

yu

  1. (singular) you

Usage notes

  • Jamaican Creole marks a distinction between singular yu and plural unu

Japanese

Romanization

yu

  1. Rōmaji transcription of
  2. Rōmaji transcription of

Kamula

Noun

yu

  1. water

References

  • transnewguinea.org, citing G. Reesink Languages of the Aramia River Area (1976), Papers in New Guinea Linguistics No. 19
  • Possible Cognates Between Kamula and Pa, chart 10, page 16, in Papers in New Guinea Linguistics, issues 17-20 (1990)

Malalamai

Noun

yu

  1. water

Further reading

  • Malcolm Ross, Proto Oceanic and the Austronesian Languages of Western Melanesia, Pacific Linguistics, series C-98 (1988)

Malay

Alternative forms

  • hiu / هيو

Etymology

From hiu, from Proto-Malayic *hiu, from Proto-Malayo-Chamic *hiu, from Proto-Malayo-Sumbawan *hiu, from Proto-Sunda-Sulawesi *hiu (compare Javanese hiyu), from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qihu (compare Fijian qio), from Proto-Austronesian *qiSu.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /iu/
  • Rhymes: -iu, -ju, -u

Noun

yu (Jawi spelling يو‎, plural yu-yu, informal 1st possessive yuku, impolite 2nd possessive yumu, 3rd possessive yunya)

  1. shark (scaleless cartilaginous fish)

Mandarin

Romanization

yu

  1. Nonstandard spelling of .
  2. Nonstandard spelling of .
  3. Nonstandard spelling of .
  4. Nonstandard spelling of .

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.

Mapudungun

Noun

yu (using Raguileo Alphabet)

  1. (anatomy) nose

References

  • Wixaleyiñ: Mapucezugun-wigkazugun pici hemvlcijka (Wixaleyiñ: Small Mapudungun-Spanish dictionary), Beretta, Marta; Cañumil, Dario; Cañumil, Tulio, 2008.

Middle English

Pronoun

yu

  1. (Chiefly Northern dialectal) Alternative form of yow

References

  • “you, (pron.)” in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007, retrieved 18 May 2018.

Miskito

Noun

yu

  1. sun
  2. day

Nigerian Pidgin

Etymology

From English you.

Pronoun

yu

  1. you

Okinawan

Romanization

yu

  1. Rōmaji transcription of

Papiamentu

Alternative forms

  • yiu (alternative spelling)

Etymology

Comes from Old Papiamentu "joego".

From Spanish hijo.

Compare Portuguese jovem "young" and Kabuverdianu fidju "child" (ac Jacobs).

Noun

yu

  1. child (of parents)

Pijin

Pronoun

yu

  1. Alternative form of iu

Sranan Tongo

Alternative forms

  • i

Etymology

From English you.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ju/

Determiner

yu

  1. your

Pronoun

yu

  1. you

Swahili

Prefix

yu (plural wa-)

  1. The locative prefix for noun class 1.

Tok Pisin

Etymology

From English you.

Pronoun

yu (personal)

  1. you (singular)

See also


Torres Strait Creole

Etymology

From English you.

Pronoun

yu (personal)

  1. you (singular)

See also

  • yutu
  • yupla

Unami

Alternative forms

  • yun

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ju]

Pronoun

yu

  1. this (inanimate)

See also


Waskia

Noun

yu

  1. water
  2. river

References

  • Waskia dictionary (SIL)

Zarma

Noun

yu

  1. honey

References

  • David Bellama, Cours de Zarma pour le Niger: trainee's book (1976)

Source: wiktionary.org
  • (Swedish) of an ore, bearing yttrium.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)