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Ancient GreekEdit

first person pronoun (edit)
case singular dual plural
str. encl. str. str.
nominative ἐγώ νώ, νῶϊ ἡμεῖς
genitive ἐμοῦ μου νῷν ἡμῶν
dative ἐμοί μοι νῷν ἡμῖν
accusative ἐμέ με νώ, νῶϊ ἡμᾶς
adjective ἐμός ἡμέτερος

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European oblique *n̥sm- (from *éǵh₂), with regular Attic-Ionic η- (ē-) < ᾱ- (ā-) and initial (h) from ῡ̔μεῖς (hūmeîs).

PronunciationEdit

 

PronounEdit

ἡμεῖς (hēmeîs) (Attic, Epic, Ionic)

  1. (first person plural, personal pronoun) we, us, our

Usage notesEdit

When unemphatic, sometimes accented ἥμων, ἧμιν, etc. in poetry. Singular and dual are ἐγώ (egṓ) and νώ (nṓ).

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