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vosotros

vosotros

Asturian

Pronoun

vosotros m pl

  1. you (the group being addressed)

Synonyms

  • (subject pronoun: the group being addressed): vós

Spanish

Etymology

From older vos (you) (plural), from Latin vōs, and otros (others), plural of otro, from Latin alter (other). Compare Galician vosoutros, Catalan vosaltres, Occitan vosautres, French vous autres, Italian voialtri.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /boˈso.tɾos/

Pronoun

vosotros (feminine: vosotras)

  1. (informal) you; second person masculine plural personal pronoun.

Usage notes

  • The use of this pronoun, along with os, in ordinary spoken language is confined to the Philippines and Spain, excluding southwestern regions of Spain and most of the Canary Islands. Elsewhere in the Spanish-speaking world, it is found only in formal legal and religious language.

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