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GreekEdit

Alternative formsEdit

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

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

εσύ (esý) (strong personal pronoun)

  1. you (2nd person singular, nominative)
    Εσύ με αγαπάς.Esý me agapás.You love me.
  2. you (2nd person singular, vocative)
    Έλα εδώ εσύ!Éla edó esý!You, come here!

Usage notesEdit

  • 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 termsEdit


Pontic GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

εσύ (esú)

  1. you (2nd person singular, nominative)