See also: uwu and UwU

Ye'kwana edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Cariban *ôwɨ. By surface analysis, ü- (first-person prefix) + a singular/dual personal pronoun base *wü.

Pronunciation edit

Pronoun edit


  1. (Cunucunuma River dialect) the first-person singular pronoun; I, me.

Inflection edit

References edit

  • Cáceres, Natalia (2011), “ewü”, in Grammaire Fonctionnelle-Typologique du Ye’kwana, Lyon, page 120
  • Hall, Katherine Lee (1988) The morphosyntax of discourse in De'kwana Carib, volume I and II, Saint Louis, Missouri: PhD Thesis, Washington University, page 282
  • Hall, Katherine (2007), “ɨwɨ”, in Mary Ritchie Key & Bernard Comrie, editors, The Intercontinental Dictionary Series[1], Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, published 2021
  • Meira, Sérgio (2002), “A first comparison of pronominal and demonstrative systems in the Cariban language family”, in Mily Crevels, Simon van de Kerke, Sergio Meira and Hein van der Voort, editors, Current Studies on South American Languages[2], Leiden: Research School of Asian, African, and American Studies (CNWS), Leiden University, →ISBN, pages 255–275