sche

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See also: -'sche and -sche

Middle English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Most likely from Old English hēo, hīo (she), from Proto-West Germanic *hiju, from Proto-Germanic *hijō f (this, this one), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱe-, *ḱey- (this, here), but see she for more. Compare heo.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

sche (accusative hire, his, genitive hire, possessive determiner hires)

  1. Third-person singular feminine pronoun: she
  2. It; used also of inanimate objects

Usage notes[edit]

In addition to referring to female humans and animals, this pronoun was used for inanimate objects belonging to the feminine grammatical gender early in Middle English. As grammatical gender obsolesced, this pronoun continued to refer to inanimate objects.

Descendants[edit]

  • English: she
  • Scots: scho, shu
  • Yola: shoo, shea

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Romansch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin .

Conjunction[edit]

sche

  1. if