Yu

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Trigedasleng

Etymology

From English you.

Pronunciation

IPA(key): /ˈju/

Rhymes: -u

Adjective

yu

  1. your; second person singular personal possessive adjective
    Den dula yu du na shil ai op.
    Then do your job and protect me.
    -Lexa (The 100, Episode 209)

Pronoun

yu (second person singular, plural yo)

  1. you; second person singular personal pronoun
    Chon yu bilaik?
    Who are you?
    -Sienna (The 100, Episode 204)
Inflection
Related Terms

Veda

Etymology

From Proto-Veda *jw.

Pronunciation

IPA(key): /ˈju/

Orthographic Form

yu

Adverb

yu

  1. as (used either prepositively or postpositively with an adjective to form the equative adjectival form)

Preposition

yu

  1. to, toward (allative)
  2. as, like (equative)

Verb

yu (intransitive)

  1. to go, move (generic motion)
  2. to become, turn into
  3. to grow, get (inchoative sense)
  4. to start, begin (inceptive)
  5. (auxiliary) (used to form the passive voice)
Derived Terms

Creation and Usage Notes

This word was actually inspired by the glyph yu. The ligature was so cool and so handy I wanted it to be a word with a lot of functionality in Veda. It enjoys a lot of use.

-David J. Peterson 16:59, 31 December 2019 (PST)