See also: Wy, WY, wy-, -wy, .wy, and ŵy

EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

wy (plural wies)

  1. The name of the letter Y.
    • 1856, Goold Brown, The First Lines of English Grammar, page 10:
      The names of the letters, as now commonly spoken and written in English, are A, Bee, Cee, Dee, E, Eff, Gee, Aitch, I, Jay, Kay, Ell, Em, En, O, Pee, Kue, Ar, Ess, Tee, U, Vee, Double-u, Ex, Wy, Zee.

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AfrikaansEdit

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

wy

  1. Obsolete form of ons.

Lower SorbianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *vy, from Proto-Indo-European *wos

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

wy pl

  1. you (plural and formal)

DeclensionEdit


PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Inherited from Old Polish wy, from Proto-Slavic *vy, from Proto-Indo-European *wos.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /vɨ/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes:
  • Syllabification: wy

PronounEdit

wy

  1. you (second person plural, familiar or to younger people)

DeclensionEdit

See alsoEdit

Further readingEdit

  • wy in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • wy in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Upper SorbianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *vy, from Proto-Indo-European *wos

PronounEdit

wy

  1. you (second-person plural)

DeclensionEdit


WelshEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Welsh wy, from Old Welsh ui, from Proto-Celtic *āwyom, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ōwyóm.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

wy m (plural wyau)

  1. egg

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal h-prothesis
wy unchanged unchanged hwy
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Derived termsEdit


West FrisianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Frisian , from Proto-Germanic *wīz, from Proto-Indo-European *wéy-, plural of *éǵh₂.

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

wy

  1. we (first-person plural nominative pronoun)

InflectionEdit

Further readingEdit

  • wy”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011