εσύ

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See also: ΕΣΥ

Greek[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (contraction) 'σύ ('sý)
  • (contraction) 'συ ('sy)

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek σύ (), from Proto-Indo-European *túh₂.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

εσύ (esý) (strong personal pronoun)

  1. you (2nd person singular, nominative)
    Εσύ αγαπώ.Esý agapó.Ι love you.
  2. you (2nd person singular, vocative)
    Έλα εδώ εσύ!Éla edó esý!You, come here!

Usage notes[edit]

  • This is an informal 2nd person pronoun, used with children, friends and relatives. The plural formal form εσείς (eseís) is used to strangers and those to whom it is thought that deference or respect is due.

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