ὑμεῖς

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Ancient Greek[edit]

case second person
singular dual plural
str. encl. str. str.
nominative σύ σφώ, σφῶϊ ῡ̔μεῖς
genitive σοῦ σου σφῷν ῡ̔μῶν
dative σοί σοι σφῷν ῡ̔μῖν
accusative σέ σε σφώ, σφῶϊ ῡ̔μᾶς
adjective σός ῡ̔μέτερος

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European oblique stem *usm- (from *túh₂), with regular rough breathing (h) before initial υ ‎(u).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Pronoun[edit]

ῡ̔μεῖς ‎(hūmeîs)

  1. second person plural personal pronoun: you (ye, y'all, you guys)

Usage notes[edit]

The singular and dual are σύ ‎() and σφώ ‎(sphṓ).

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References[edit]

  • σύ in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • «ὑμεῖς» in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
  • «ὑμεῖς» in Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963
  • «ὑμεῖς» in Bailly, Anatole (1935) Le Grand Bailly: Dictionnaire grec-français, Paris: Hachette
  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English-Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited.
    • fruit idem, page 347.
    • ye idem, page 995.