AskDefine | Define sou

Dictionary Definition

sou n : a former French coin of low denomination; often used of any small amount of money; "he hasn't a sou to his name"

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Noun

sou
  1. An old French copper coin.

Catalan

Verb

(vosaltres) sou (second-person plural present indicative form of ser)
  1. you are

French

Etymology

Latin solidus

Pronunciation

Homophones

Noun

sou (Plural: sous)
  1. penny
  2. Something nearly worthless, peanuts

Mandarin

Pinyin syllable

sou
  1. A transliteration of any of a number of Chinese characters properly represented as having one of three tones, sōu, sǒu, or sòu.

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.

Portuguese

Verb form

sou
  1. first-person singular present of ser

Extensive Definition

Sou may refer to:

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

Privacy Policy, About Us, Terms and Conditions, Contact Us
Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.2
Material from Wikipedia, Wiktionary, Dict
Valid HTML 4.01 Strict, Valid CSS Level 2.1