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𐰾𐰤

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Old TurkicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Turkic *sen (thou). Compare Turkish sen (you), and Karakhanid سَنْ‎ (sen, you).

Alternative formsEdit

PronounEdit

𐰾𐰤 (sen)

  1. you (singular or plural)
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SuffixEdit

𐰾𐰤 (-sen)

  1. Denotes second person singular or plural after simple present or future tense marker.
    :𐰇𐰠𐱅𐰲𐰃: 𐰾𐰤‎ ― Ölteči sen.You will die.
  2. Denotes "to be" for second person singular or plural
    :𐰺𐰴𐰴: 𐰾𐰤‎ ― Arquq sen.You are stubborn.

Usage notesEdit

  • Often attested separately. Compare 𐰢𐰤 (-men) (< 𐰋𐰤 (ben, I)), where it was attested integrated to the stems.

ReferencesEdit

  • Clauson, Gerard (1972), “sen”, in An Etymological Dictionary of pre-thirteenth-century Turkish, Oxford: Clarendon Press, page 831