वे

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See also: , ॿ, , वृ, and -व

Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Old Hindi वे (ve), वै (vai), from Sauraseni Apabhramsa ओइ (oi), perhaps ultimately from Sanskrit *अव (ava), attested in अवोष् (avoṣ), अवोर् (avor, of you both, gen. du.), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *avá. Compare Avestan𐬀𐬬𐬀(ava).[1][2]

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Pronoun[edit]

वे (vem pl or f pl by sense (Urdu spellingوے⁩) (demonstrative)

  1. direct plural of वह (vah); they, those, he (honorific), she (honorific)
    वे अच्छे लोग हैं।ve acche log ha͠i.They are good people.
    उन मकानों में छह कमरे हैं।
    un makānõ mẽ chah kamre ha͠i.
    In those houses there are six rooms.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Jaroslav Strnad (2013) Morphology and Syntax of Old Hindī : Edition and Analysis of One Hundred Kabīr Vānī Poems From Rājasthān (Brill's Indological Library; 45), Leiden, →OCLC, page 285
  2. ^ Oberlies, Thomas (2005) A Historical Grammar of Hindi, Grazer Vergleichende Arbeiten, →ISBN, page 23

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Sanskrit[edit]

Noun[edit]

वे (ve)

  1. vocative singular of वि (vi) ― O bird