את

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Aramaic[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

את

  1. you (singular)

Hebrew[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Preposition[edit]

אֵת, אֶת־ (et, et-)

  1. Used to introduce a semantically definite direct object.
  2. (archaic) To, with.
Usage notes[edit]
  • (used to introduce a direct object): In the event of a semantically indefinite direct object, את is simply dropped; no other preposition is used instead. Note that the choice to include or not include את is based on semantics rather than form; את is used when the direct object is a proper noun, or a personal pronoun (in which case it is incorporated into the form of את), or a noun phrase beginning with ה־ (ha-, the), or a noun phrase headed by a noun compound ending in one of these.
Inflection[edit]
  • The two senses are inflected differently.
  • Furthermore, the inflected forms of the otherwise archaic sense “to” or “with” are still used, but now belong to the (suppletive) preposition עִם (im, with).

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

אַתְּ (át) (Biblical Hebrew pausal form אָתְּ f

  1. You: the feminine singular second-person personal pronoun.

Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

אֹת (otm (plural אֹתֹת or אֹתוֹת)

  1. (rare, biblical) Defective spelling of אוֹת: sign.

Etymology 4[edit]

Noun[edit]

אֵת (etm (plural indefinite form אִתִּים, singular construct form אֵת, plural construct form אִתֵּי)

  1. shovel
  2. spade

Usage notes[edit]

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