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U u


    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [yoo]
    • /yu/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [yoo]
    • /yu/

Definitions of u word

  • noun plural u the 21st letter of the English alphabet, a vowel. 1
  • noun plural u any spoken sound represented by the letter U or u, as in music, rule, curious, put, or jug. 1
  • noun plural u something having the shape of a U . 1
  • noun plural u a written or printed representation of the letter U or u. 1
  • noun plural u a device, as a printer's type, for reproducing the letter U or u. 1
  • noun u a Burmese title of respect applicable to a man: used before the proper name. 1

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Parts of speech for U


u popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 93% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

u usage trend in Literature

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Antonyms for u

noun u

  • ilu — I love you
  • imu — a usually large, covered cooking pit in which food is cooked by means of heated stones.

Top questions with u

  • what time is it in the u k?
  • where are u now?

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