See also: ΕΣΥ

Greek edit

Alternative forms edit

  • (contraction) 'σύ ('sý)
  • (contraction) 'συ ('sy)

Etymology edit

From Byzantine Greek ἐσύ (esú), from Ancient Greek σύ (), from Proto-Indo-European *túh₂.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /eˈsi/, [e̞ˈs̠i]

Pronoun edit

εσύ (esý) (strong personal pronoun)

  1. you
    Εσύ με αγαπάς.Esý me agapás.You love me.
    Έλα εδώ εσύ!Éla edó esý!You, come here!

Usage notes edit

  • This is an informal 2nd person pronoun, used with children, friends and relatives. The plural formal form εσείς (eseís) is used to strangers and those to whom it is thought that deference or respect is due.

Related terms edit

Pontic Greek edit

Etymology edit

From Ancient Greek σύ (), from Proto-Indo-European *túh₂. As the Standard Greek εσύ (esý).

Noun edit

εσύ (esý)

  1. you