vosotros

AsturianEdit

PronounEdit

vosotros m pl

  1. you (the group being addressed)

SynonymsEdit

  • (subject pronoun: the group being addressed): vós

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From older vos (you) (plural), from Latin vōs, and otros (others), plural of otro, from Latin alter (other). Compare Galician vosoutros, Catalan vosaltres, Occitan vosautres, French vous autres, Italian voialtri, Portuguese vós Sicilian vuiautri and Mozarabic بُشوطْرِسْ(bushutros).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /boˈsotɾos/, [boˈso.t̪ɾos]
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PronounEdit

vosotros (feminine vosotras)

  1. (archaic or regional, chiefly Spain) you; second person masculine plural personal pronoun

Usage notesEdit

  • The use of this pronoun, along with os, in ordinary spoken language is confined to the Philippines, Equatorial Guinea, and Spain, excluding southwestern regions of Spain and most of the Canary Islands. Elsewhere in the Spanish-speaking world, it is found only in oratory and legal and religious language.

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