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EnglishEdit

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Etymology 1Edit

From Middle English us, from Old English ūs (us, dative personal pronoun), from Proto-Germanic *uns (us), from Proto-Indo-European *ne-, *nō-, *n-ge-, *n-sme- (us). Cognate with West Frisian us, ús (us), Low German us (us), Dutch ons (us), German uns (us), Danish os (us), Latin nōs (we, us).

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

us

  1. (personal) me and at least one other person; the objective case of we.
  2. (colloquial) me
    Give us a look at your paper.
    Give us your wallet!
QuotationsEdit
  • 1611King James Version of the Bible, Luke 1:1
    Forasmuch as many have taken in hand to set forth in order a declaration of those things which are most surely believed among us...
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DeterminerEdit

us

  1. The speakers/writers, or the speaker/writer and at least one other person.
    It's not good enough for us teachers.
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Etymology 2Edit

Derived from the similarity between the letter u and the Greek letter µ.

SymbolEdit

us

  1. Alternative spelling of µs.

StatisticsEdit

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CatalanEdit

PronounEdit

us (proclitic and contracted enclitic, enclitic vos)

  1. you (plural, direct or indirect object)
  2. Contraction of vos.

DeclensionEdit


FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French us, from Latin usus.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

us m pl

  1. (plural only) mores; traditional practices or manners

Usage notesEdit

Only used in Modern French as us et coutumes (mores and customs).

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GothicEdit

RomanizationEdit

us

  1. Romanization of 𐌿𐍃

Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic, from Proto-Indo-European *n̥s, *nes. Cognates include Old Frisian ūs (West Frisian ús), Old Saxon ūs (Low German os, ons), Dutch ons, Old High German uns (German uns), Old Norse oss (Swedish oss), Gothic 𐌿𐌽𐍃 (uns). The Indo-European root is also the source of Latin nos.

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

ūs (personal pronoun)

  1. us: accusative or dative plural form of

Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin usus.

NounEdit

us m (oblique plural us, nominative singular us, nominative plural us)

  1. tradition or custom

Old FrisianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *uns, *unsiz.

PronounEdit

ūs

  1. Accusative and dative form of

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • West Frisian: ús

TurkishEdit

NounEdit

us (definite accusative usa, plural uslar)

  1. Synonym of akıl.

Derived termsEdit


Tz'utujilEdit

NounEdit

us

  1. fly (insect)

VolapükEdit

AdverbEdit

us

  1. there

West FrisianEdit

PronounEdit

us

  1. Alternative form of ús.