twa

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See also: TWA, twå, and twą

Gothic[edit]

Romanization[edit]

twa

  1. Romanization of 𐍄𐍅𐌰

Haitian Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French trois, from Old French troy, trois, from Latin trēs, from Proto-Indo-European *tréyes. Cognate to English three, Lithuanian trys, Sanskrit त्रि (trí).

Numeral[edit]

twa

  1. three

Mauritian Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French toi.

Pronoun[edit]

twa (nominative to)

  1. You. (second-person singular objective personal pronoun)

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Middle English[edit]

Numeral[edit]

twa

  1. (Northern ME, Early ME) Alternative form of tuo

Old English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *twai, from Proto-Indo-European *dwóh₁. Cognates include Old Saxon twā, twō, Old Dutch twēne, twē (Dutch twee), Old High German zwēne (German zwei), Old Norse tvær (Icelandic tveir, Danish to, Swedish två), Latin duo, Greek δύο (dýo), Proto-Slavic *dъva (Russian два (dva)). Combining form twi-, cognate with German zwi-, Sanskrit द्वि (dvi).

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

twā

  1. two.

Descendants[edit]

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Old Frisian[edit]

Old Frisian cardinal numbers
 <  1 2 3  > 
    Cardinal : twa

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *twai, from Proto-Indo-European *dwóh₁.

Numeral[edit]

twā

  1. two

Inflection[edit]

Masculine SG Feminine SG Neuter SG
nominative twēne twā twā
accusative twēne twā twā
genitive twīra twīra twīra
dative twām twām twām

Descendants[edit]

  • North Frisian:
    Mooring: twäär m, tou f, n
    Föhr-Amrum, Helgoland and Sylt: tau
    Wiedingharde: tweer m, tau f, n
  • Saterland Frisian: two
  • West Frisian: twa

Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

twa

  1. (chiefly literary) Alternative form of twoja.

Scots[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English twa, northern form of tuo, Old English twā, from Proto-Germanic *twai, from Proto-Indo-European *dwóh₁.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /twɑː/, /twɔː/
  • (Southern) IPA(key): /tweː/
  • (Northern, Insular) IPA(key): /twaː/

Numeral[edit]

cardinal number
2 Previous: ane
Next: three

twa

  1. two

Related terms[edit]


West Frisian[edit]

West Frisian cardinal numbers
 <  1 2 3  > 
    Cardinal : twa
    Ordinal : twadde

Etymology[edit]

From Old Frisian twa, from Proto-Germanic *twai, from Proto-Indo-European *dwóh₁.

Numeral[edit]

twa (plural twanen)

  1. two