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þau

þau

See also: yau, thau, and thău

Gothic

Romanization

þau

  1. Romanization of 𐌸𐌰𐌿

Icelandic

Pronunciation

Pronoun

þau n pl

  1. (personal pronoun) they (referring to a mixed male/female group), nominative plural of það (it)
    Þau eru skemmtileg
    They are fun.
    Þau elska þau.
    They love them.
  1. (personal pronoun) them (referring to a mixed male/female group), accusative plural of það (it)
    Hver heldurðu hafi myrt þau?
    Who do you suppose killed them?
    Þau elska þau
    They love them.

See also


Old Norse

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *þō (they, those), plural neuter of *sa (that). Cognate with Old English þā, Old Saxon thē, Old High German diu, Gothic 𐌸𐍉 (þō).

Pronoun

þau

  1. they, them (third-person nominative and accusative plural neuter personal pronoun)
  2. those (nominative and accusative plural neuter demonstrative pronoun)

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