See also: sau, Sau, SAU, sáu, sâu, s-au, sau-, and sa'u

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *seus or *sous, from Latin suus, from Proto-Italic *sowos, from Proto-Indo-European *sewos, from *swé (self).

PronunciationEdit

DeterminerEdit

său m or n (feminine singular sa, masculine plural săi, feminine and neuter plural sale)

  1. (form of el and ea used as a possessive determiner) his / her

Usage notesEdit

Though infrequently used, său is preferred to ei or lui when the possessed object belongs to the subject of the sentence. For example:

Eu vorbesc cu prietenul lui.I am talking with his friend.
El vorbește cu prietenul său.He is talking with his friend.

DeclensionEdit

SynonymsEdit

  • lui (masculine)
  • ei (feminine)

PronounEdit

său m or n

  1. (preceded by "al") his/hers (that which is his or hers)

See alsoEdit