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yu; unstressed y?, y?you

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Wiktionary

  1. you(Pronoun)

    The individual or group spoken or written to.

    Have you gentlemen come to see the lady who fell backwards off a bus?

    Etymology: From you, yow, ?ow, (object case of ye), from eow, iow (dative case of ge), from iwwiz (dative case of jīz), western variety of izwiz (dative case of ), from wes, object case of . Cognate with jo, jo, jou & u, eu, iu, vos, .

  2. you(Pronoun)

    The people spoken, or written to, as an object.

    Have you gentlemen come to see the lady who fell backwards off a bus?

    Etymology: From you, yow, ?ow, (object case of ye), from eow, iow (dative case of ge), from iwwiz (dative case of jīz), western variety of izwiz (dative case of ), from wes, object case of . Cognate with jo, jo, jou & u, eu, iu, vos, .

  3. you(Pronoun)

    (To) yourselves, (to) yourself.

    You idiot!

    Etymology: From you, yow, ?ow, (object case of ye), from eow, iow (dative case of ge), from iwwiz (dative case of jīz), western variety of izwiz (dative case of ), from wes, object case of . Cognate with jo, jo, jou & u, eu, iu, vos, .

  4. you(Pronoun)

    Used before epithets for emphasis.

    You idiot!

    Etymology: From you, yow, ?ow, (object case of ye), from eow, iow (dative case of ge), from iwwiz (dative case of jīz), western variety of izwiz (dative case of ), from wes, object case of . Cognate with jo, jo, jou & u, eu, iu, vos, .

  5. you(Pronoun)

    The person spoken to or written to, as an object. (Replacing thee; originally as a mark of respect.)

    Etymology: From you, yow, ?ow, (object case of ye), from eow, iow (dative case of ge), from iwwiz (dative case of jīz), western variety of izwiz (dative case of ), from wes, object case of . Cognate with jo, jo, jou & u, eu, iu, vos, .

  6. you(Pronoun)

    The people spoken to or written to, as a subject. (Replacing ye.)

    Etymology: From you, yow, ?ow, (object case of ye), from eow, iow (dative case of ge), from iwwiz (dative case of jīz), western variety of izwiz (dative case of ), from wes, object case of . Cognate with jo, jo, jou & u, eu, iu, vos, .

  7. you(Pronoun)

    The person spoken to or written to, as a subject. (Originally as a mark of respect.)

    Etymology: From you, yow, ?ow, (object case of ye), from eow, iow (dative case of ge), from iwwiz (dative case of jīz), western variety of izwiz (dative case of ), from wes, object case of . Cognate with jo, jo, jou & u, eu, iu, vos, .

  8. you(Pronoun)

    Anyone, one; an unspecified individual or group of individuals (as subject or object).

    Etymology: From you, yow, ?ow, (object case of ye), from eow, iow (dative case of ge), from iwwiz (dative case of jīz), western variety of izwiz (dative case of ), from wes, object case of . Cognate with jo, jo, jou & u, eu, iu, vos, .

Wikipedia

  1. You

    The personal pronoun you is the second-person personal pronoun, both singular and plural, and both nominative and oblique case in Modern English. The oblique (objective) form, you, functioned previously in the roles of both accusative and dative, as well as all instances following a preposition. The possessive forms of you are your (used before a noun) and yours (used in place of a noun). The reflexive forms are yourself (singular) and yourselves (plural).

Webster Dictionary

  1. You

    the pronoun of the second person, in the nominative, dative, and objective case, indicating the person or persons addressed. See the Note under Ye

    Etymology: [OE. you, eou, eow, dat. & acc., AS. ew, used as dat. & acc. of ge, g, ye; akin to OFries. iu, io, D. u, G. euch, OHG. iu, dat., iuwih, acc., Icel. yr, dat. & acc., Goth. izwis; of uncertain origin. 189. Cf. Your.]

Freebase

  1. You

    "You" was the 9th single released by UK pop group S Club 7 on 11 February 2002. The track is a very uptempo-retro number reminiscent of the group's third single "You're My Number One". The video was set in the 1950s and is described in the Best CD booklet as the "candyfloss-bright, tongue-in-cheek 50s pastiche". This track was the last single to feature departed band member Paul Cattermole and sparked the last leg of the S Club 7 journey. The song reached no. 2 on the UK Singles Chart. It also charted on the 2002 Year End Singles chart at number 70.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. You

    ū, pron. 2d pers. pron. pl., but also used as singular.—pron.pl. You′-uns, a provincial form for you, you ones.—You're another, the vulgar form of tu quoque, effective in vituperation, but not an argument. [A.S. eów, orig. only dat. and accus. Cf. Ye.]

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'you' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #21

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'you' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3

How to pronounce you?

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    Indian

How to say you in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of you in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of you in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of you in a Sentence

  1. :

    Try to remember why you are gathered together, and focus on that, think about the positive aspects of your family, the love that is there, and keep that uppermost in your mind.

  2. :

    I announce to you that this incident was personal and isolated, and is not linked to any group whatsoever. We have no suspicions that he was linked to any extremist group, it is rooted in the shooter’s psychological and financial issue ... He was in a stressed mental position.

  3. :

    The hardest part was getting us launched, but the most important part is bringing us home [ to our sons ], for Jack and Theo, Tremor the apatosaurus is headed home soon and he'll be with your dads. You'll have to pick which one of us is your favorite.

  4. :

    You could actually swab the victim's genital area and the suspect's genital area and see if the bacteria's transferred or not.

  5. :

    Service... Giving what you don't have to give. Giving when you don't need to give. Giving because you want to give.

Images & Illustrations of you

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