CzechEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *svojь, from Proto-Indo-European *swoyos, from Proto-Indo-European *swé.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /svuːj/
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PronounEdit

svůj m

  1. one's own; belonging to the subject, of the subject, or related to the subject; reflexive possessive pronoun; thus rendered as possessive pronouns including my, your, his, her, our, their, depending on the subject.
    Vidím svého otce.I see my father.
    Alena se loučí se svými sestrami.Alice says goodbye to her sisters.
    Matky obvykle milují své děti.Mothers usually love their children.

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Further readingEdit

  • svůj in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • svůj in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989