See also: ΕΣΥ

GreekEdit

Alternative formsEdit

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

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /eˈsi/, [e̞ˈs̠i]

PronounEdit

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 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. As the Standard Greek εσύ (esý).

NounEdit

εσύ (esý)

  1. you