DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch wi, from Old Dutch , from Proto-Germanic *wīz, from Proto-Indo-European *wéy-, plural of *éǵh₂. Compare Low German wi, West Frisian wy, German wir, English we, Danish vi.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): (stressed) /ʋɛi̯/, (unstressed) /ʋə/
  • (file)
  • Homophone: wei

PronounEdit

wij

  1. the first-person plural personal pronoun; refers to the speakers

InflectionEdit


DescendantsEdit

  • Jersey Dutch: wāi
  • Negerhollands: wellie

SynonymsEdit

See alsoEdit


PolishEdit

 
Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pl

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

wij m anim

  1. myriapod (arthropod belonging to the subphylum Myriapoda)

DeclensionEdit

VerbEdit

wij

  1. second-person singular imperative present of wić

Further readingEdit

  • wij in Polish dictionaries at PWN