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vós

vós

See also: vos, VOS, vôs, , voš, -vos, and v. o. s.

Asturian

Pronoun

vós

  1. you (subject pronoun: the group being addressed)

Synonyms


Catalan

Etymology

From Latin vōs, from Old Latin vōs, from Proto-Italic *wōs.

Pronoun

vós (strong)

  1. you

Usage notes

  • Vós is a polite form, used when addressing a single person. It is used with the second person plural form of the verb. (Compare the polite usage of vous in French.)

Declension

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Galician

Etymology

From Old Portuguese vos, from Latin vōs.

Pronoun

vós nominative and oblique (dative vos, accusative vos)

  1. you (plural second-person personal pronoun)

Usage notes

The form vós is used as the subject of a sentence or as the object of a preposition. The unaccented form vos is used as the direct or indirect object.

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Portuguese

Etymology 1

From Old Portuguese vos, from Latin vōs, from Proto-Indo-European *wōs.

Pronunciation

Pronoun

vós m f pl

  1. (archaic or dialectal) second-person plural nominative personal pronoun; you
    Vós deveis fugir.
    You must flee.
  2. (archaic or dialectal) second-person plural prepositional pronoun; you
    Tenho medo de vós.
    I am afraid of you.
  3. (religious, formal or poetic) second-person singular nominative and prepositional pronoun used when addressing a deity, noble or certain powerful officials; you; thou
    Deus, vós sois a minha força.
    God, thou art my strength.
Usage notes

In everyday discourse, this pronoun has been replaced by vocês except in parts of Portugal.

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Portuguese personal pronouns (edit)
Number Person Nominative
(subject)
Accusative
(direct object)
Dative
(indirect object)
Oblique Oblique
with com
Non-declining
m f m f m and f m f m f m f
Singular First eu me mim comigo
Second tu te ti contigo você
o senhor a senhora
Third ele ela o
(lo, no)
a
(la, na)
lhe ele ela com ele com ela o mesmo a mesma
se (reflexive) si (reflexive) consigo (reflexive)
Plural First nós nos nós connosco (Portugal)
conosco (Brazil)
a gente
Second vós vos vós convosco vocês
os senhores as senhoras
Third eles elas os
(los, nos)
as
(las, nas)
lhes eles elas com eles com elas os mesmos as mesmas
se (reflexive) si (reflexive) consigo (reflexive)
Indefinite se (reflexive) si (reflexive) consigo (reflexive)

Etymology 2

Pronunciation

Noun

vós f

  1. plural of