How To Spell QU?

Correct spelling: QU

What does the abbreviation QU mean?

Google Ngram Viewer results for QU:

This graph shows how "QU" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

What are the usage examples for QU?

  1. They had wrought the Qu – Henrietta Maria by Henrietta Haynes
  2. Dispaire not Madam Qu – Richard-II by Shakespeare, William
  3. Heere comes the Duke of Yorke Qu – Richard-II by Shakespeare, William
  4. Madame, wee'le Dance Qu – Richard-II by Shakespeare, William
  5. Of eyther, Madame Qu – Richard-II by Shakespeare, William
  6. Qu is never followed by u. – A Grammar of the English Tongue by Samuel Johnson
  7. N- no, n- not- qu quite, answered the Spider faintly; I'm only f- flattened. – The Butterfly's Ball The Grasshopper's Feast by R.M. Ballantyne
  8. Be patient yet Qu – Henry-VIII by Shakespeare, William
  9. 258. " Qu has the power of kw, therefore quit doubles the final consonant in forming its preterite." – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  10. 21. qu 11. Rep. – Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson