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Etymology

Old English ūs.

Pronunciation

Pronoun

us

  1. (personal) me and at least one other person; the objective case of we.
  2. (slang) me
    Give us a look at your paper.

Quotations

  • 1611King James Version of the Bible, Luke 1:1
    Forasmuch as many have taken in hand to set forth in order a declaration of those things which are most surely believed among us...

Translations

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Determiner

us

  1. The speakers/writers, or the speaker/writer and at least one other person.
    It's not good enough for us teachers.

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Old English

Etymology

From Germanic < Indo-European *n̩s, *nes. Cognate with Old Frisian ūs (West Frisian ús), Old Saxon ūs (Dutch ons), Old High German uns (German uns), Old Norse oss (Swedish oss), Gothic 𐌿𐌽𐍃. The IE root is also the source of Latin nos.

Pronunciation

Pronoun

ūs (personal pronoun)

  1. us: accusative or dative plural form of

Tz'utujil

Noun

us

  1. fly (insect)

West Frisian

Pronoun

us

  1. see ús

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