eu

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *habutus (Classical Latin habitus). Compare Italian avuto, Catalan hagut, Old Spanish avudo, Portuguese havido, Romanian avut, Sicilian avutu, Spanish habido, Venetian avudo.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

eu m (feminine eue, masculine plural eus, feminine plural eues)

  1. past participle of avoir

Usage notes[edit]

  • Eu is pronounced /y/, despite the fact that the digraph -eu- is regularly pronounced /ø/ or /œ/.

Anagrams[edit]


Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin eo, attested from the 6th century in Romance, from Latin ego.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

eu nominative (oblique min, dative me, accusative me)

  1. I (singular first-person personal pronoun)

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Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

eu

  1. rōmaji reading of えう

Manx[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

eu (emphatic form euish)

  1. 2nd person plural/formal of ec
    at you/ye

Old Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *eo, attested from the 6th century in Romance, from Latin ego, from Proto-Italic *egō, from Proto-Indo-European *éǵh₂.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

eu

  1. I

Descendants[edit]

  • Fala: eu
  • Galician: eu
  • Portuguese: eu

Old Provençal[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • ie (before enclitic)
  • ieu

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *eo, attested from the 6th century in Romance, from Latin ego.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

eu

  1. I (first-person singular subject pronoun)

Old Saxon[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

See iu.

Pronoun[edit]

  1. you (accusative)

Declension[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese eu, from Vulgar Latin *eo, attested from the 6th century in Romance, from Latin ego, from Proto-Italic *egō, from Proto-Indo-European *éǵh₂.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈew/
  • Hyphenation: eu

Pronoun[edit]

eu

  1. I
    • 2005, Lya Wyler (translator), J. K. Rowling (English author), Harry Potter e o Enigma do Príncipe (Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince), Rocco, page 184:
      Eu estava na esperança de encontrá-lo antes do jantar!
      I was hoping to meet you before dinner!

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

See also[edit]

Portuguese personal pronouns (edit)
Number Person Nominative
(subject)
Objective
(direct object)
Objective
(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 (reflexive) si (reflexive) consigo (reflexive)
Plural First nós nos nós connosco (Portugal)
conosco (Brazil)
a gente
Second vós vos vós convosco 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 (reflexive) si (reflexive) consigo (reflexive)
Indefinite se (reflexive) si (reflexive) consigo (reflexive)

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *eo, attested from the 6th century in Romance, from Latin ego, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *éǵh₂.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

eu

  1. I

Declension[edit]

Nominative
eu
Accusative
stressed unstressed
mine
Genitive
Singular Plural
m & n f m f & n
meu mea mei mele
Dative
stressed unstressed
mie îmi
Reflexive
Accusative Dative
stressed unstressed stressed unstressed
mine mie îmi

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Noun[edit]

eu n (plural euri)

  1. ego

Declension[edit]


Romansch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (Rumantsch Grischun) jau
  • (Sursilvan) jeu
  • (Sutsilvan) jou
  • (Surmiran) ia
  • (Puter) eau

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *eo, attested from the 6th century in Romance, from Latin ego.; akin to Greek εγώ (egó), Sanskrit aham, all from Proto-Indo-European *éǵh₂.

Pronoun[edit]

eu

  1. (Vallader) I

Welsh[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • i (after vowels)

Pronunciation[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

The pronunciation IPA(key): /əi/ is found mainly in careful speech. Because eu is homonymic with ei (his, her).

Determiner[edit]

eu

  1. their (plural)

Usage notes[edit]

Nhw is often added after the noun.