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Definition of the noun lahu

What does lahu mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. a Loloish language
    • lexical domain: Communicative Processes - nouns denoting communicative processes and contents
    • more generic word: Loloish = languages spoken by hill tribes in northern Burma and neighboring areas

Explanation

  1. Lahu a.k.a. Lahu Language: Lahu is a Tibeto-Burman language spoken by the Lahu people of China, Thailand, Myanmar, and Laos. It is widely used in China, both by Lahu people, and by other ethnic minorities in Yunnan, who use it as a lingua franca. However, the language is not widely used nor taught in any schools in Thailand, where many Lahu are in fact refugees and illegal immigrants, having crossed into Thailand from Myanmar.
  2. Lahu a.k.a. Avikam Language: Avikam is one of the Lagoon languages of Ivory Coast, spoken in Grand Lahou Département, Avikam Canton, South Department. It is a Kwa language, closely related to Alladian, but other than that its position is unclear.

Phrases with Lahu

  1. Neoperla Lahu
  2. Chymomyza Lahu
  3. Liphistius lahu
  4. Species Neoperla Lahu
  5. Species Chymomyza Lahu
  6. species Liphistius lahu

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Lahu

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Google previewGazetteer of Upper Burma and the Shan States (1901)

by John Percy Hardiman

The nat called Lahu is the frog who is supposed to swallow the moon when an eclipse occurs]. A great sacrifice was then made to the spirits. This was successful, and the rain came in torrents. A bridge had indeed to be made near the city, in a ...

Google previewWestern Africa (1856)

Its History, Condition, and Prospects by John Leighton Wilson

Cape Lahu is the largest and most important of these settlements.

Google previewCausatives and Causation (2014)

A Universal -typological Perspective by Jae Jung Song

Lahu is a language in which such a particle is used to an extent in its PURP-type causative. In this Tibeto-Burman language, there is the particle at, which signals an unreal, future, hypothetical, 0r purposive action (Matisoff 1973 [1982]: ...

Google previewAn Encyclopedia of Language (2002)

by N.E. Collinge

Englishisaclearexample ofasubjectprominent language, while Lahu is a clear example of a topicprominent language: (74) Elephant's nosesare long The English subject elephant'snoses isinternal toits clause and bears a selectional relation to ...

Google previewMoral Agents and Their Deserts (2008)

The Character of Mu'tazilite Ethics by Sophia Vasalou

aqq lahu is the natural counterpart of h.aqq ̔alayhi ...

Google previewEthnic Groups of North, East, and Central Asia: An Encyclopedia (2014)

by James B. Minahan

The Lahu, sometimes known as Lahuna, Launa, Mussuh, Muhso, Musso, Massur , Masur, Co Sung, Co Xung, Guozhou, Kha Quy, Khu Xung, Kucong,

Google previewA Smaller Hindustani and English Dictionary (187?)

Printed Entirely in the Roman Character, Conformable to the System Laid Down by Sir William Jones, and Improved Since His Time by Duncan Forbes

lahu-luhdn, covered or besmeared with blood, s. ldhut, the Divinity, the Divine Being. a. lahu or lahw, m. playing, amusing one's self, unbending the mind ; play, anything ludicrous or jocular. lahu o la'b, m. play, ...

Google previewThe Popular Dictionary in Two Parts (1889)

English and Hindustani, and Hindustani and English by Thomas Craven

lahu, khun ; zdt ; khdnddn ; qatl ; mizdj ; arq ; to let — from, fasa kholnd ; aesh and— bdl bachche; — guiltiness, n. khunrezi kd gundh. — horse, n.umaa nasi kd ghord. — hot, a. sliir-garm. — hound, n. uunghkar patd laganewald kuttd.

Google previewChantyal Dictionary and Texts (1999)

by Michael Noonan, Ram Prasad Bhulanja, Jag Man Chhantyal, William Pagliuca

Lh [Lahu], Lp [Lepcha], Ls [Lusei], LT [Lhasa Tibetan], Lu [Lisu], Mg [Magar], Mi [ Mikir] ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Stateless Nations: S-Z (2002)

by James Minahan

4%, Pa-O,* Lahu, * ...

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Small photo of 01 JAN. 2018 at countryside a Lahu Baby he is hill tribe Lahu people Northern in Doi Ang Khang Chiang Mai, Thailand.Small photo of MAE HONG SON, THAILAND - DECEMBER 3 : portrait of an old Lahu tribe man playing Lusheng, a traditional Chinese wind instrument. on December 3, 2015.Small photo of CHIANG MAI, THAILAND - August. 1,2010 :Unidentified people of the Black Lahu hill tribe perform dance wearing traditional dresses in Chiang Mai, Thailand.Small photo of CHIANG MAI, THAILAND - August. 1,2010 :Unidentified people of the Black Lahu hill tribe perform dance wearing traditional dresses in Chiang Mai, Thailand.Small photo of CHIANG MAI, THAILAND - August. 1,2010 :Unidentified people of the Black Lahu hill tribe perform dance wearing traditional dresses in Chiang Mai, Thailand.Small photo of CHIANG MAI, THAILAND - August. 1,2010 :Unidentified people of the Black Lahu hill tribe perform dance wearing traditional dresses in Chiang Mai, Thailand.Small photo of CHIANG MAI, THAILAND - August. 1,2010 :Unidentified people of the Black Lahu hill tribe perform dance wearing traditional dresses in Chiang Mai, Thailand. More...

Scrabble value of L1A1H4U1

The value of this 4-letter word is 7 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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