Gujarati edit

Etymology edit

Inherited from Old Gujarati तुम्हे (tumhe), from Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀢𑀼𑀫𑁆𑀳𑁂 (tumhe), from Sanskrit युष्मान् (yuṣmān, you, acc. pl.) adopting the initial sounds of त्वम् (tvám, you, nom. sg.).[1][2] Cognate with Hindi तुम (tum), तमे (tame).

Pronunciation edit

Pronoun edit

તમે (tame)

  1. you, ye (formal and grammatically plural)

See also edit

References edit

  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