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Amanab

Noun

du

  1. a kind of bird

Breton

Adjective

du

  1. black

Noun

du

  1. November

Danish

Pronoun

du

  1. you (informal sg)

Dena'ina

Particle

du

  1. interrogative particle (placed at the end of the sentence to make a question)

Esperanto

Pronunciation

Etymology

Latin duo

Cardinal number

du

  1. (cardinal) two

French

Pronunciation

Contraction

du

  1. contraction of de + le (of the).
  2. contraction of de + le, forms the partitive article.
    The partitive article signifies "some", but it often is not translated in English, Dutch, or German.

Homophones


German

Etymology

Old High German du, akin to Old Saxon thu and English thou.

Pronunciation

Pronoun

du, also Du

  1. (personal) you (sg., informal, friends, relatives).

Inflection

The genitive case deiner is more and more rarely used in modern German.

  • The genitive case deiner does not express ownership, so one must not mix it up with the possessive pronoun dein, which is declined by gender, singular/plural and case.

Ido

Cardinal number

du

  1. (cardinal) two (2)

Kurdish

Cardinal number

du

  1. (cardinal) two (2)

Lithuanian

Cardinal number

du

  1. two (2)

Lojban

Cmavo

du (rafsi: dub, du'o)

  1. (identity selbri) x1 equals x2, x3, x4, ...

Mandarin

Pinyin syllable

du

  1. A transliteration of any of a number of Chinese characters properly represented as having one of four tones, , , , or .

Usage notes

English transcriptions of Chinese speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Chinese language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.


Norman

Noun

du

  1. duke

Norwegian

Personal pronoun

du

  1. you (familiar sg)

Old High German

Etymology

Common Germanic *thu, whence also Old English þu, Old Norse þú

Pronoun

du

  1. you (sing.)

Romanian

Pronunciation

Verb

du

  1. second-person singular imperative form of [[duce#Template:lang:ro|duce]].
    Du-te acasă.
    Go home.

Swedish

Pronunciation

Pronoun

du

  1. (personal) you (familiar sg.).
  2. (personal) thou.

Welsh

Adjective

du

  1. black

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