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Albanian

Noun

hu m (plural hunj)

  1. stake

Danish

Noun

hu

  1. sense

Maltese

Etymology

From Arabic

Pronoun

hu

  1. he

Mandarin

Pinyin syllable

hu

  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.


Old English

Etymology

From West Germanic *khwo-. Cognate with Old Frisian , Old Saxon hwō (Dutch hoe), Old High German wuo.

Pronunciation

Adverb

  1. how

Conjunction

  1. how

Descendants

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