Complete Definition of "ou"

see|OU|Åu|óu|Çu|òu|où
English
Etymology 1
From Hawaiian #Hawaiian|ou.

Pronunciation
IPA|/ËÉÊuË/

Noun
en-noun

  1. A species of Hawaiian honeycreeper, Psittirostra psittacea.

Etymology 2
From Afrikaans #Afrikaans|ou, probably from Dutch ouwe âold manâ.

Pronunciation
IPA|/ÉÊ/

Noun
en-noun

  1. South Africa A fellow, guy, bloke.

Category:English two-letter words


Catalan
Etymology
Latin ovum
Noun
ou

  1. egg

Category:Catalan nouns


French
Pronunciation
/u/, /<tt>u</tt>/
:Homophones: où, houe, houx
:Rhymes:French:-u|Rhymes: -u

Conjunction
ou

#or
#either
#:Ou il est fou ou il est bête - Either he's mad or he's stupid

See also
et
soit

Category:French conjunctions


Mandarin
Pinyin syllable
ou

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

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.

Category:Mandarin pinyin


Romanian

Etymology
L.|ro ovum

Pronunciation
IPA|[ow]|lang=ro

Noun
ro-noun|gendn|plouÄ

  1. egg
  2. slang|usually plural, referring to the testicles ball|ball(s)

Declension
ro-noun-n|plouÄ|defoul


Sardinian (Campidanese)
Etymology
Compare Italian uovo
Noun
ou

  1. egg

Category:Sardinian nouns

af:ou
ca:ou
de:ou
et:ou
el:ou
es:ou
fo:ou
fr:ou
io:ou
id:ou
ku:ou
hu:ou
pt:ou
ro:ou
ru:ou
fi:ou
vi:ou
tr:ou
zh:ou

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