See also: 'σύ

Ancient Greek edit

second person pronoun (edit)
case singular dual plural
str. encl. str. str.
nominative σύ σφώ, σφῶϊ ῡ̔μεῖς
genitive σοῦ σου σφῷν ῡ̔μῶν
dative σοί σοι σφῷν ῡ̔μῖν
accusative σέ σε σφώ, σφῶϊ ῡ̔μᾶς
adjective σός σφωΐτερος ῡ̔μέτερος

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Hellenic *tú, from Proto-Indo-European *túh₂. Cognates include Sanskrit त्वम् (tvam), Latin , Persianتو(to) and Old English þū (English thou). The initial /s/ was spread to the nominative from oblique forms such as accusative σέ () < *twé, where /s/ is the regular development of Proto-Indo-European *tw-.

Pronunciation edit


Pronoun edit

σῠ́ ()

  1. second person singular personal pronoun: thou, you

Inflection edit

Derived terms edit

Related terms edit

  • σός (sós, second person singular possessive adjective)

Descendants edit

  • Byzantine Greek: ἐσύ (esú)
  • Tsakonian: εκιού (ekioú)

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