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Mu can be:

μ is used as a symbol for:

In Asian languages:

  • Mù, (穆), a Chinese surname
  • Mu (unit of area) (亩/畝), a Chinese unit of area
  • Mu (kana), represented by the Japanese kana む or ム
  • Mu (negative) (無), a Japanese word important in Zen koan practice

Mu may also refer to:

  • Muonium's atomic symbol
  • Mu-metal, an alloy used for screening magnetic fields
  • Mu (lost continent), a mythical continent in the Pacific Ocean subsequently appearing in several books, films, and games
  • Mu (rocket), a Japanese rocket
  • Mu Dan, Chinese poet and translator
  • Mu Online, an online role-playing game
  • Mu La Flaga, a character from the anime Mobile Suit Gundam SEED
  • Aries Mu, a character from the cartoon Saint Seiya
  • Groupe Mu, an interdisciplinary Belgian group focusing on linguistics and rhetoric
  • Lemuria, a hypothetical lost continent

MU may stand for:

  • Mauritius' ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 country code
  • China Eastern Airlines's IATA code
  • Manchester United Football club
  • The Mothers' Union, global Anglican women's organisation
  • Monitor unit, a unit used in radiation therapy
  • Centimorgan or "map unit", a unit of recombinant frequency in genetics
  • Multiple unit, such as a rail diesel car
  • MU puzzle, a puzzle in Gödel, Escher, Bach
  • University of Mumbai, formerly called the University of Bombay
  • Marquette University
  • Marshall University
  • Miami University, a public university in Oxford, Ohio
  • Millersville University of Pennsylvania
  • Miskatonic University
  • University of Missouri, a public university in Columbia, Missouri
  • Mahidol University, a University in Thailand
  • Manipal University, a university in Karnataka, India
  • MU (70's band), an early 1970s psychedelic group led by Merrell Fankhauser and Jeff Cotton
  • MU (00's band), a 00's electro-punk group made up of producer Maurice Fulton and his wife Mutsumi Kanamori.
  • Mirror Universe (Star Trek), fictional parallel universe in which the plots of several Star Trek television episodes take place
  • Magic-User, a class type in D&D, HackMaster, and many fantasy RPGs
  • Musician, an enlisted rating in the United States Navy
  • Isuzu MU Wizard
  • Micron Technology
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