UrduEdit

EtymologyEdit

Most likely from Old Hindi उहु (uhu), उहुं (uhuṃ), from Sauraseni Apabhramsa ओहु (ohu), from Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀅𑀳𑁄 (aho), from Sanskrit असौ (asáu, that). The inflected forms are formed by analogy with its proximal counterpart یہ(ye).

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

وہ (vom or f (Hindi spelling वो or वह‎)

  1. (distal) third-person subjective personal pronoun: he, she, it, they
  2. distal demonstrative pronoun: that, those

DeterminerEdit

وہ (vo) (Hindi spelling वोor वह‎)

  1. distal demonstrative determiner: that, those

DeclensionEdit

Singular:


Plural (formal):


See alsoEdit

Urdu personal pronouns
Person Description Direct case Indirect case Ergative case Dative/Accusative case
1st person singular مَیں(ma͠i) مجھ(mujh) میں نے(ma͠i-ne) مجھ کو(mujh-ko),

مجھے(mujhe)

plural ہم(ham) ہم نے(ham-ne) ہم کو(ham-ko),

ہمیں(hamẽ)

2nd person informal (intimate) تُو() تجھ(tujh) تو نے(tū-ne) تجھ کو(tujh-ko),

تجھے(tujhe)

semiformal (familiar) تم(tum) تم نے(tum-ne) تم کو(tum-ko),

تمہیں(tumhẽ)

formal (polite) آپ(āp) آپ نے(āp-ne) آپ کو(āp-ko)
3rd person proximal singular / informal یہ(ye) اِس(is) اِس نے(is-ne) اِس کو(is-ko),

اِسے(ise)

plural / formal اِن(in) اِنہوں نے(inhõ-ne) اِن کو(in-ko),

اِنہیں(inhẽ)

distal singular / informal وہ (vo) اُس(us) اُس نے(us-ne) اُس کو(us-ko),

اُسے(use)

plural / formal اُن(un) اُنہوں نے(unhõ-ne) اُن کو(un-ko),

اُنہیں(unhẽ)