־ו

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Hebrew[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

־וֹ ()

  1. him, it: indicates the object of a preposition
  2. (now formal) his, its: indicates the possessor of a singular construct noun

Synonyms[edit]

Suffix[edit]

־וּ (-u)

  1. Indicates the masculine plural in the third person of the past tense.
    עָבְדוּ‘av'dú – they worked
    הִגִּידוּhigídu – they told
  2. Indicates the masculine plural in the second and third person of the future tense.
    יַעַבְדוּya‘av'dú – they will work
    תַּגִּידוּtagídu – you will tell
  3. Indicates the masculine plural in the imperative.
    עַבְדוּ‘av'dú – work!
    הַגִּידוּhagídu – tell!

Yiddish[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

־ו (-u)

  1. (immediately following a second-person singular present tense verb) Alternative form of דו (du, you)
    בײַ מיר ביסטו שיין, בײַ מיר האָסטו חן
    bay mir bistu sheyn, bay mir hostu kheyn
    To me, you are beautiful; to me, you have charm