те

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Bulgarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From earlier тѣ. Formed under the influence of тѣхъ (těxŭ), тѣмъ (těmŭ), тѣми (těmi).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [tɛ]
  • (file)

Pronoun[edit]

те (te) (personal)

  1. They; the third-person plural pronoun in the nominative case, used as the subject of a verb.
    Те току-що пристигнаха.
    Te toku-što pristignaha.
    They have just arrived.
    Те са по-ниски от мен.
    Te sa po-niski ot men.
    They are shorter than me.
  2. short form of the second-person singular pronoun in the accusative case, used as the direct object of a verb; you
    Обичам те.
    Običam te.
    I love you.
    Може ли да те попитам нещо?
    Može li da te popitam nešto?
    Can I ask you something?

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Eastern Mari[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /te/
  • Rhymes: -e
  • Hyphenation: те

Pronoun[edit]

те (te)

  1. (personal) you (plural and/or formal)
    те марла кутыреда?
    te marla kutyreda?
    do you speak Mari?

Related terms[edit]

pronouns

References[edit]

  • J. Bradley et al. (2023), “те”, in The Mari Web Project: Mari-English Dictionary, University of Vienna

Erzya[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Mordvinic *ťä, from Proto-Uralic *tä (this). Cognate with Moksha тя (ťa), Finnish tämä, Estonian tema, Skolt Sami tät, Udmurt та (ta), Hungarian teg- in tegnap, Tundra Nenets тей (ťej).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Pronoun[edit]

те (ťe)

  1. this
    мон важодян те столенть экшсэmon važoďan ťe stoľenť ekšseI work at this desk

References[edit]

  • B. A. Serebrennikov; R. N. Buzakova; M. V. Mosin (1993), “те”, in Эрзянь-рузонь валкс [Erzya-Russian dictionary], Moscow: Русский язык, →ISBN
  • Keresztes, László (1986) Geschichte der mordwinischen Konsonantismus II. Etymologisches Belegmaterial[1], Szeged: Studia Uralo-Altaica 26.
  • Entry #1034 in Uralonet, online Uralic etymological database of the Hungarian Research Centre for Linguistics.

Macedonian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

те (te)

  1. at times... at other times...
  2. now... now... (indicates two alternating situations)

Pronoun[edit]

те (te)

  1. Short direct object form of ти (ti).

Russian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Determiner[edit]

те (tepl (demonstrative)

  1. inflection of тот (tot):
    1. nominative plural
    2. inanimate accusative plural

Pronoun[edit]

те (tepl (demonstrative)

  1. inflection of тот (tot):
    1. nominative plural
    2. inanimate accusative plural

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

те (Latin spelling te)

  1. of you (clitic genitive singular of ти̑ (you))
  2. you (clitic accusative singular of ти̑ (you))
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *ta. Compare Ukrainian та (ta).

Conjunction[edit]

те (Latin spelling te)

  1. and

Udi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Aghwan 𐔸𐔴 (te).

Determiner[edit]

те (te)

  1. no
    -Ви баба арене? -Те.
    -Have your dad arrived? -No

Further reading[edit]

  • Gippert J., Schulze W., Aleksidze Z., Mahé J.-P., editors (2009) The Caucasian Albanian Palimpsests of Mount Sinai (Monumenta Palaeographica Medii Aevi: Series Ibero-Caucasica; 2), volume 1, Turnhout: Brepols, →ISBN, page II-55
  • Gukasjan, Vorošil (1974), “те”, in Удинско-азербайджанско-русский словарь [Udi–Azerbaijani–Russian Dictionary], Baku: Academy Press, page 204

Ukrainian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Determiner[edit]

те (te)

  1. nominative/accusative neuter singular of той (toj)