sw

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See also: Sw, SW, Sw., and šw

Translingual[edit]

Symbol[edit]

sw

  1. The ISO 639 alpha-2 language code for Swahili.

Egyptian[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

M23 w

Dependent pronoun: masculine third person singular

  1. he, him (see usage notes)

Usage notes[edit]

This form of pronoun is an enclitic, which must directly follow the word it modifies. Its meaning depends on its context.

  • When it follows a verb, it indicates the object of the verb
  • In the second and third person when it follows an adjective, it forms the subject of an adjectival sentance
  • When it follows a relative adjective, such as ntj, ntt, and jsṯ, it indicates the subject of the relative clause (Usually only in the first person singular and third person neuter)
  • When it follows an imperative, it indicates the object of the verb.
  • When it follows a particle like mj.k, it indicates the subject of the clause.
  • When attached to a preposition, it indicates the object of the preposition


This pronoun has a variant hieroglyphic writing:

M23 W
sw

Inflection[edit]

Dependent pronouns inflect for gender and number. The "neuter" third person form is used for inanimate objects. See individual pages for variant writings.

Singular Plural
1st person wj n
2nd masculine ṯw / tw ṯn / tn
2nd feminine ṯn / tn
3rd masculine sw sn
3rd feminine sj
3rd neuter st

References[edit]

Allen, Middle Egyptian

Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English zoo (zoo).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sw m (plural swau)

  1. zoo