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Pronouns, the meaning of "Wy"?


ArcticPaul 38 | 233  
19 Jul 2008 /  #1
Will someone please clarify the exact meaning of 'wy'?
I know that 'oni' = they (masc), and 'one' = they (fem).
sausage 19 | 777  
20 Jul 2008 /  #2
wy

=you (plural)
OP ArcticPaul 38 | 233  
20 Jul 2008 /  #3
OBVIOUSLY!
Thanks for the reminder.
sausage 19 | 777  
21 Jul 2008 /  #4
Only for informal use don't forget. Use Panstwo etc when being polite
OP ArcticPaul 38 | 233  
21 Jul 2008 /  #5
Could you type a simple example of each usage?
puercoespin - | 129  
21 Jul 2008 /  #6
What are you doing here?
Co wy tu robicie?

How are you? (formal)
Jak sie Państwo mają?
z_darius 14 | 3,968  
29 Jul 2008 /  #7
In some dialects, "wy" is still sometimes used in reference to a single person, usually addressing a mature man or woman. This usage is fading away but it can still be heard used by older people.

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