वो

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Hindi[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /ʋoː/
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Pronoun[edit]

वो (vo) (Urdu spelling وہ‎) (demonstrative)

  1. that
    वो आदमी अच्छा हैvo ādmī acchā hai.That man is nice.
    वो औरत अच्छी हैvo aurat acchī hai.That woman is nice.
  2. those
    वो लोग कौन हैं?vo log kaun ha͠i?Who are those people?
  3. he, she, it
    वो कल दिल्ली जायेगाvo kal dillī jāyegā.He will go to Delhi tomorrow.
    वो कल दिल्ली जायेगीvo kal dillī jāyegī.She will go to Delhi tomorrow.
    वो मुझसे टूट गयाvo mujhse ṭūṭ gayā.I broke it by mistake.
  4. they
    वो लोग कब आयेंगे?vo log kab āyeṅge?When will they come?

Usage notes[edit]

वो (vo) is the colloquial distal demonstrative pronoun. It is grammatically both singular and plural and it can be used with both the third person singular and third person plural conjugations. In colloquial speech and writing, it replaces both the singular distal demonstrative pronoun वह (vah) and the plural and formal distal demonstrative pronoun वे (ve).

See also[edit]

  • वह (vah) (literary or formal distal demonstrative pronoun, grammatically singular)
  • वे (ve) (literary or formal distal demonstrative pronoun, grammatically plural)

Pali[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

वो (vo)

  1. Devanagari script form of vo, which is accusative/instrumental/genitive/dative plural of त्वं (tvaṃ, you)