wy

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See also: Wy, WY, wy-, -wy, .wy, and ŵy

English[edit]

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Noun[edit]

wy (plural wies)

  1. The name of the letter Y.
    • 1856, Goold Brown, The First Lines of English Grammar, page 10:
      The names of the letters, as now commonly spoken and written in English, are A, Bee, Cee, Dee, E, Eff, Gee, Aitch, I, Jay, Kay, Ell, Em, En, O, Pee, Kue, Ar, Ess, Tee, U, Vee, Double-u, Ex, Wy, Zee.

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Afrikaans[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

wy

  1. Obsolete form of ons.

Lower Sorbian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *vy, from Proto-Indo-European *wos

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

wy pl

  1. you (plural and formal)

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Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *vy, from Proto-Indo-European *wos.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /vɨ/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes:
  • Syllabification: wy

Pronoun[edit]

wy

  1. you (second person plural, familiar or to younger people)

Declension[edit]

See also[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • wy in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • wy in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Upper Sorbian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *vy, from Proto-Indo-European *wos

Pronoun[edit]

wy

  1. you (second-person plural)

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Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Welsh wy, from Old Welsh ui, from Proto-Celtic *āwyom, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ōwyóm.

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Noun[edit]

wy m (plural wyau)

  1. egg

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal h-prothesis
wy unchanged unchanged hwy
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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West Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Frisian , from Proto-Germanic *wīz, from Proto-Indo-European *wéy-, plural of *éǵh₂.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

wy

  1. we (first-person plural nominative pronoun)

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Further reading[edit]

  • wy”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011