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s'

s'

See also: -s' and Appendix:Variations of "s"

English

Particle

s’

  1. See -s'.

Asturian

Pronoun

s'

  1. apocopic form of se before a vowel

Catalan

Pronoun

s’

  1. Contraction of es.

Declension


French

Conjunction

s’

  1. elision of siif” before il or ils
    S’il vous plaît. - Please. or Here you are.
    Je ne sais pas s’ils viendront demain. - I don’t know if they will come tomorrow.

Pronoun

s’ (third person)

  1. elision of se before a word beginning with a vowel.
    Il s’habille. - He’s dressing (himself).
    Il s’aime. - He loves himself.
    Ils s’aiment. - They love themselves. or They love each other.
  1. (informal) elision of se before a word beginning with a consonant.
    Y s’bouge le cul ou quoi? - Is he movin’ his ass or what?

Italian

Pronoun

s’ (second and third person)

  1. (before a vowel) apocopic form of si

Neapolitan

Pronoun

s’

  1. (before a vowel) apocopic form of se

Norman

Etymology

Old French se < Latin .

Pronoun

s'

  1. third-person singular reflexive pronoun; oneself
    s'rêjoui ― to enjoy oneself

Old French

Pronoun

s'

  1. his; her; its (elided form of son or sa before a word starting with a vowel)
    s'oreille ― his ear