See also: vos and VOS

AsturianEdit

PronounEdit

vós

  1. you (subject pronoun: the group being addressed)

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CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin vōs.

PronounEdit

vós (strong)

  1. you

Usage notesEdit

  • Vós is a polite form, used when addressing a single person. It is used with the second person plural form of the verb. (Compare the polite usage of vous in French.)

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GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin vōs.

PronounEdit

vós nominative and oblique (dative vos, accusative vos)

  1. you (plural second-person personal pronoun)

Usage notesEdit

The form vós is used as the subject of a sentence or as the object of a preposition. The unaccented form vos is used as the direct or indirect object.

SynonymsEdit

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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese vos, from Latin vōs, from Proto-Indo-European *wōs.

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

vós

  1. you (plural) (archaic or dialectal)
  2. The plural or singular personal pronoun in the second person, at the polite form. (archaic)

Usage notesEdit

  • This term has fallen into disuse in Brazil and is only used in a few regions of Portugal. "vocês" has largely replaced it.

Related termsEdit

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Portuguese personal pronouns (edit)
Number Person Nominative
(subject)
Objective
(direct object)
Objective
(indirect object)
Prepositional Prepositional
with com
Non-declining
m f m f m and f m f m f m f
Singular First eu me mim comigo
Second tu te ti contigo você
o senhor a senhora
Third ele ela o
(lo, no)
a
(la, na)
lhe ele ela com ele com ela o mesmo a mesma
se (reflexive) si (reflexive) consigo (reflexive)
Plural First nós nos nós connosco (Portugal)
conosco (Brazil)
a gente
Second vós vos vós convosco vocês
os senhores as senhoras
Third eles elas os
(los, nos)
as
(las, nas)
lhes eles elas com eles com elas os mesmos as mesmas
se (reflexive) si (reflexive) consigo (reflexive)
Indefinite se (reflexive) si (reflexive) consigo (reflexive)
Last modified on 10 March 2014, at 13:39