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Azeri

Noun

su (Cyrillic spelling су)

  1. water

Basque

Noun

su

  1. fire

Croatian

Verb

su

  1. are (they)

Finnish

Etymology

Abbreviation of sunnuntai.

Abbreviation

su

  1. sunnuntai (Sunday)

French

Verb form

su m. (feminine sue, masculine plural sus, feminine plural sues)

  1. Past participle of savoir. known
    J'ai su qu'elle mentait. - “I knew that she was lying.”

Usage notes

Usually translated into English using the past tense (e.g. “I knew”) rather than the perfect tense (e.g. *“I have known”).

Related terms


Guaraní

Number

su

  1. thousand

Italian

Adverb

su [[Category:Template:lang:it adverbs|su]]

  1. up, upstairs

Derived terms

Interjection

su [[Category:Template:lang:it interjections|su]]!

  1. come on!

Preposition

su [[Category:Template:lang:it prepositions|su]]

  1. on, upon, onto, on top
    Lezione d'inglese numero 1: Il libro è sulla tavola - English lesson number 1: The book is on the table.
  2. over
    L'orologio sul polsino della camicia era il marchio di fabbrica di Gianni Agnelli - The watch over the shirt cuff was Gianni Agnelli's trademark.
  3. about, on
    Gli italiani non sono d'accordo su molte cose sul come cucinare la pasta e soprattutto sul condimento - Italians don't agree on many things about how to cook pasta and especially on the sauce.
  4. above
    La Paz, che sorge a circa 3600 metri sul livello del mare, è la più alta capitale del mondo. - La Paz, which lies about 3600 metres above sea level, is the world's highest capital city.
  5. in, out of
    Un europeo su cinque avrà più di 65 anni entro il 2025 - One in five Europeans will be more than 65 years old by year 2025.

Derived terms

Usage notes

When followed by a definite article, su is combined with the article to give the following combined forms:

Su + articleCombined form
su + ilsul
su + losullo
su + l'sull'
su + isui
su + glisugli
su + lasulla
su + lesulle

Japanese

Noun

su (hiragana )

  1. : vinegar
  2. : hiragana letter su
  3. : katakana letter su

Lithuanian

Conjunction

su

  1. with

Lojban

Particle

su (cmavo)

  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) deletes everything the speaker has said

Usage notes

If su occurs in a dialog, it deletes only what the speaker has said, unless he has said only su, in which case the whole discussion is deleted. It follows that the repetition susu always deletes the whole discussion.

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Mandarin

Pinyin syllable

su

  1. A transliteration of any of a number of Chinese characters properly represented as having one of three 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.


Spanish

Pronoun

su (third person possessive of singular, of plural sus)

  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Apocopic form of suyo. his, her, its, one's
    Vino con su amigo. — “He came with his friend.”
    Habló a sus hijas. — “He spoke to his daughters.”
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Apocopic form of suyo. your (formal)

Usage notes

The forms su and sus are only used before and within the noun phrase of the modified noun. In other positions, a form of suyo is used instead:

Son sus libros. — “[They] are his books.”
Son los libros suyos. — “[They] are his books.” (“...the books of him.”)
Son los suyos. — "[They] are his."

See also

First person:

Second person:

Third person:

Demonstrative:

Adverb

su

  1. about, approximately
    pesa sus dos kilogramos = it weighs about two kilograms

Sumerian

Pronoun

su

  1. he

Turkish

Noun

su

  1. water

Declension

singular plural
nominative su sular
accusative suyu suları
dative suya sulara
locative suda sularda
ablative sudan sulardan
genitive suyun suların
Possessive
Singular Plural
My (Benim) suyum sularım
Your (Senin) suyun suların
His/Her/Its (Onun) suyu suları
Our (Bizim) suyumuz sularımız
Your (Sizin) suyunuz sularınız
Their (Onların) suyu suları

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