seo

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See also: sẹo and SEO

Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish so.

Pronunciation[edit]

Determiner[edit]

seo

  1. this

Usage notes[edit]

Used with the definite article, as: an abhainn seo "this river"

Pronoun[edit]

seo (demonstrative)

  1. this
    Seo mo theach. ― This is my house.

Adverb[edit]

seo

  1. here (implies motion)
    Cuir é seo. ― Put it here.

See also[edit]


Old Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *saiwiz. Compare Old Saxon sēo, Old Frisian , Old High German sēo, Old English , Old Norse sær.

Noun[edit]

sēo m

  1. sea

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle Dutch: see

Old English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Representing the Proto-Indo-European demonstrative pronoun *siā, *sā, adapted in West Germanic as the definite article by analogy with the t- stem forms (Old English þæt). Cognate with Old Norse , Gothic 𐍃𐍉 (), Ancient Greek (). See also the masculine forms under se.

Pronoun[edit]

sēo f (demonstrative)

  1. definite article: the
    seo cwen: the woman
  2. demonstrative adjective: that, those
    þa giefe geaf Widsið: Widsith gave that gift
  3. pronoun: she, they
    þa ne sacað: they do not quarrel
Declension[edit]
Singular Plural
m n f
nominative se þæt sēo þā
accusative þone þæt þā þā
genitive þæs þæs þǣre þāra, þǣra
dative þǣm, þām þǣm, þām þǣre þǣm, þām
instrumental þȳ, þī, þon

See also[edit]

Masculine se, neuter þæt.

Etymology 2[edit]

Proto-Germanic *sehwǭ (pupil). Akin to Old High German seha (pupil)

Noun[edit]

sēo f

  1. pupil (of the eye), apple of the eye (clarification of this Old English definition is being sought)
Declension[edit]

Old High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *saiwiz, whence also Old Saxon and Old Dutch sēo, Old English , Old Norse sær, Gothic 𐍃𐌰𐌹𐍅𐍃 (saiws).

Noun[edit]

sēo m

  1. sea

Descendants[edit]


Old Irish[edit]

Determiner[edit]

seo

  1. Alternative spelling of so

Old Saxon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *saiwiz, whence also Old Dutch sēo, Old English , Old Frisian , Old High German sēo, Old Norse sær.

Noun[edit]

sēo m

  1. sea

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Low German: See

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish so.

Pronunciation[edit]

Determiner[edit]

seo

  1. this

Usage notes[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

seo (demonstrative)

  1. this
    Seo mo dhachaigh. - This is my home.
    Seo mo bhean. - This is / Meet my wife.

Derived terms[edit]

Adverb[edit]

seo

  1. here (implies motion)
    Cuir e seo. - Put it here.

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]