তুমি

See also: তিমি

AssameseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Inherited from Early Assamese তুহ্মি (tumhi), from Magadhi Prakrit 𑀢𑀼𑀫𑁆𑀳𑁂 (tumhe, you (plural)), from Sanskrit যুষ্মান্ (yuṣmān, you, acc. pl.) adopting the initial sounds of ত্ৱম্ (tvám, you, nom. sg.).[1][2]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /tu.mi/
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PronounEdit

তুমি (tumi)

  1. (familiar) you (singular)
    তুমি ভালে আছা নে?
    tumi bhale asa ne?
    Are you good?
  2. (dialectal) you (plural)

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Oberlies, Thomas (2005) A Historical Grammar of Hindi, Grazer Vergleichende Arbeiten, →ISBN, page 20
  2. ^ Turner, Ralph Lilley (1969–1985), “yuṣmad”, in A Comparative Dictionary of the Indo-Aryan Languages, London: Oxford University Press

BengaliEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit त्वम् (tvám), ultimately from Proto-Indo-Iranian *túH-am, from Proto-Indo-European *túh₂. Cognate with Avestan 𐬙𐬏𐬨(tūm), Old Persian 𐎬𐎺𐎶 (tuvam), Ancient Greek σύ (), Latin , Old English þū (whence English thou).

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

তুমি (tumi) (objective তোমাকে, possessive তোমার)

  1. (familiar) you (singular)
    তুমি কোথায়tumi kothaẏWhere are you?

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