See also: vos, VOS, vôs, , voš, -vos, and v. o. s.

AsturianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin vōs.

PronounEdit

vós

  1. you (subject pronoun: the group being addressed)

SynonymsEdit


CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin vōs, from Old Latin vōs, from Proto-Italic *wōs.

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

vós (strong)

  1. you

Usage notesEdit

  • Vós is a polite form, used when addressing a single person. It is used with the second person plural form of the verb. (Compare the polite usage of vous in French.)

DeclensionEdit

See alsoEdit


GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese vos, from Latin vōs.

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

vós (accusative vos, dative vos)

  1. second-person plural nominative personal pronoun; you
    Synonyms: vosoutros, vostedes
  2. (dated) thou (an elevated form of you, singular)
    Synonym: vostede
    • 1775, María Francisca Isla y Losada, Romance:
      An que me trataches bén
      si'ávesita non pagàs
      dou ò demo pè ala poño
      nin me alembro de vòs màis.
      Although thou treated me well
      If the visit thou don't pay
      No way I'm putting a feet there
      Or remembering thou anymore

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • vos” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • vos” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • vós” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • vós” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • vós” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

PortugueseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Portuguese vos, from Latin vōs, from Proto-Indo-European *wōs.

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

vós m pl or f pl

  1. (archaic, except for rural northern Portugal) second-person plural nominative personal pronoun; you
    Vós deveis fugir.You must flee.
    Synonyms: vocês, os senhores
  2. (archaic, except for rural northern Portugal) second-person plural prepositional pronoun; you
    Tenho medo de vós.I am afraid of you.
  3. (religious, formal or poetic) second-person singular nominative and prepositional pronoun used when addressing a deity, noble or certain powerful officials; you; thou
    Deus, vós sois a minha força.
    God, thou art my strength.
    Synonyms: tu, você, o senhor
Usage notesEdit

In everyday discourse, this pronoun is oftentimes replaced by vocês, mainly in central and southern continental Portugal and in Brazil.

Related termsEdit

See alsoEdit

Portuguese personal pronouns (edit)
Number Person Nominative
(subject)
Accusative
(direct object)
Dative
(indirect object)
Prepositional Prepositional
with com
Non-declining
m f m f m and f m f m f m f
Singular First eu me mim comigo
Second tu te ti contigo você
o senhor a senhora
Third ele ela o
(lo, no)
a
(la, na)
lhe ele ela com ele com ela o mesmo a mesma
se si consigo
Plural First nós nos nós connosco (Portugal)
conosco (Brazil)
a gente
Second vós vos vós convosco, com vós vocês
os senhores as senhoras
Third eles elas os
(los, nos)
as
(las, nas)
lhes eles elas com eles com elas os mesmos as mesmas
se si consigo
Indefinite se si consigo

Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

vós f

  1. plural of

SpanishEdit

PronounEdit

vós

  1. Obsolete spelling of vos