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jou

jou

See also: jo'u

Afrikaans

Pronoun

jou (subject jy)

  1. you (singular, object)

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Etymology 2

From Dutch jouw.

Determiner

jou

  1. your (singular)

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Catalan

Etymology

From Latin jugum, iugum, from Proto-Italic *jugom, from Proto-Indo-European *yugóm.

Noun

jou m (plural jous)

  1. yoke

Dutch

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /jɑu̯/
  • Homophone: jouw

Etymology

From Middle Dutch jou, from Old Dutch *jū, a northern (Frisian?) variant of *iu, from Proto-Germanic *iwwiz, a West Germanic variant of *izwiz. Doublet of u.

Pronoun

jou

  1. Second-person singular, objective: you.
    Ik zal dit wel even doen voor jou. I'll do this for you.

Inflection


Verb

jou

  1. first-person singular present indicative of jouen
  2. imperative of jouen

Haitian Creole

Etymology

From French jour (day)

Noun

jou

  1. day

Old French

Alternative forms

Etymology

From Vulgar Latin *eo, from Latin ego, from Proto-Indo-European *éǵh₂.

Pronoun

jou

  1. I

Romansch

Alternative forms

  • (Rumantsch Grischun) jau
  • (Sursilvan) jeu
  • (Surmiran) ia
  • (Puter) eau
  • (Vallader) eu

Etymology

From Vulgar Latin *eo, from Latin ego, from Proto-Indo-European *éǵh₂.

Pronoun

jou

  1. (Sutsilvan) I

West Frisian

Verb

jou

  1. First-person singular present of jaan (to give)
  2. Imperative of jaan (to give)

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