său

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See also: sau, Sau, SAU, sáu, sâu, s-au, sau-, and sa'u

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *seus or *sous, from Latin suus, from Proto-Italic *sowos, from Proto-Indo-European *sewos, from *swé (self).

Pronunciation[edit]

Determiner[edit]

său m, n (feminine singular sa, masculine plural săi, feminine and neuter plural sale)

  1. (form of el and ea used as a possessive determiner) his / her

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

  • lui (masculine)
  • ei (feminine)

Usage notes[edit]

Though infrequently used, său is preferred to ei or lui when the possessed object belongs to the subject of the sentence. For example:

Eu vorbesc cu prietenul lui.‎ ― I am talking with his friend.
El vorbeşte cu prietenul său.‎ ― He is talking with his friend.

Pronoun[edit]

său m, n

  1. (preceded by "al") his/hers (that which is his or hers)

See also[edit]