suus

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Estonian[edit]

Noun[edit]

suus

  1. Inessive singular form of suu.

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Latin *sovos, from Proto-Indo-European *swoyos. See also Russian свой (svoj), Old Irish fein (self, himself), German sein, Old Norse sik (oneself), Gothic swes (swes, one's own), Old Church Slavonic свои (svoi, his, her, its) and своꙗкъ (svojakŭ, kinsman, relative), Latin suescere (to accustom, get accustomed) and sodalis (companion), Sanskrit स्व (sva, one's own).

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Pronoun[edit]

suus m (feminine sua, neuter suum); first/second declension

  1. (possessive, reflexive) his, her/hers, its, their

Usage notes[edit]

The choice of gender is determined by the noun possessed, and not by the gender of the person who possesses the object.

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative suus sua suum suī suae sua
genitive suī suae suī suōrum suārum suōrum
dative suō suae suō suīs suīs suīs
accusative suum suam suum suōs suās sua
ablative suō suā suō suīs suīs suīs
vocative sue sua suum suī suae sua

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