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Usage note
In Spanish, the conjunction "u" is used instead of "o" before a word beginning with "o" or "ho." This word may be capitalized.
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (letter)
a. u
La primera letra en el nombre de "Úrsula" es la u.The first letter in the name "Ursula" is u.
A conjunction is a word that connects words, phrases, clauses, or sentences (e.g. The cat and the dog slept.).
2. (disjunctive)
a. or
O gorilas u osos atacaron a los exploradores. Either gorillas or bears attacked the explorers.
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1. or ; ver también o
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U [u]
(letra) U; u
doble U (México) W; curva en U hairpin bend
(used instead of "o" before o-, ho-) or
siete u ocho seven or eight
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