See also: SEU

CatalanEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Catalan sou, from Latin suum. The original stem was modified by analogy with meu.

AdjectiveEdit

seu (feminine seva or seua, masculine plural seus, feminine plural seves or seues)

  1. his, her, its, their
Usage notesEdit
  • When preceding a noun, seu is always preceded by the appropriate definite article.
  • The third person possessive changes form for number and gender according to the number and gender of the item possessed, not the number and gender of the possessor.
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Latin sedes

NounEdit

seu m (plural seus)

  1. seat
SynonymsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

See seure.

VerbEdit

seu

  1. Third-person singular present indicative form of seure.
  2. Second-person singular imperative form of seure.

GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin suus.

PronounEdit

seu m (masculine plural seus, feminine súa, feminine plural súas)

  1. (possessive) his, hers, its
  2. (possessive) their

See alsoEdit


JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

seu

  1. rōmaji reading of せう

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From sive.

ConjunctionEdit

seu

  1. or
  2. either...or (seu...seu)

DescendantsEdit


Old PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin suus.

PronounEdit

seu m (plural seus, feminine sa, feminine plural sas)

  1. third-person singular possessive pronoun: his, her, its

DescendantsEdit


PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /sew/
  • Hyphenation: seu

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Portuguese seu, from Latin suus.

PronounEdit

seu m (feminine sua plural seus feminine plural suas)

  1. Second-person singular possessive pronoun. your; yours (when using the second-person pronoun você)
    Posso ficar na sua casa?
    Can I stay at your house?
  2. Third-person singular possessive pronoun. his; her; its.
    • 2000, Lya Wyler (translator), J. K. Rowling (English author), Harry Potter e o Prisioneiro de Azkaban (Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban), Rocco, page 240:
      Era difícil dizer se a professora os ouvira, pois seu rosto estava oculto pelas sombras.
      It was difficult to tell whether the teacher had heard them, because her face was hidden by the shadows.
    • 2003, Lya Wyler (translator), J. K. Rowling (English author), Harry Potter e a Ordem da Fênix (Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix), Rocco, page 417:
      Então o sorriso reapareceu em seu rosto [...]
      Then the smile reappeared in his face [...]
    • 2005, Lya Wyler (translator), J. K. Rowling (English author), Harry Potter e o Enigma do Príncipe (Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince), Rocco, page 135:
      [...] seu vocabulário tinha apenas cinco palavras [...]
      [...] his vocabulary had only five words [...]
  3. Third-person plural possessive pronoun. their; theirs
  4. you (used before epithets for emphasis)
    Seu idiota!
    You idiot! (addressing one man)
    Suas idiotas.
    You idiots! (addressing a group of women)
Usage notesEdit

Inflects according to the object’s gender and number.

SynonymsEdit
See alsoEdit
Possessee
Singular Plural
Masculine Feminine Masculine Feminine
Possessor Singular First person meu minha meus minhas
Second person teu tua teus tuas
Third person seu sua seus suas
Plural First person nosso nossa nossos nossas
Second person vosso vossa vossos vossas
Third person seu sua seus suas


Etymology 2Edit

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NounEdit

seu m (uncountable)

  1. (familiar) mister (as a form of address)
SynonymsEdit

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin sebum.

NounEdit

seu n (plural seuri)

  1. animal fat
  2. suet
  3. tallow

Related termsEdit

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