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's

English

Particle

's

  1. See -'s.

Catalan

Pronoun

's

  1. Contraction of se.

Declension


Cimbrian

Etymology 1

Article

's

  1. (Sette Comuni) the; definite article for two declensions:
    1. nominative singular neuter
    2. accusative singular neuter
Alternative forms
  • z (Luserna)

See also

Cimbrian definite articles
Masculine Feminine Neuter Plural
Nominative dar de / di 's / z de / di
Accusative in de / di 's / z de / di
Dative me dar me in

Etymology 2

Pronoun

's

  1. (Sette Comuni) Alternative form of es ("it")

References

  • "'s" in Martalar, Umberto Martello; Bellotto, Alfonso (1974) Dizionario della lingua Cimbra dei Sette Communi vicentini, 1st edition, Roana, Italy: Instituto di Cultura Cimbra A. Dal Pozzo

Dutch

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /s/
  • (file)

Etymology 1

A clitic form of des, the genitive of the masculine and neuter singular articles de and het.

Prefix

's

  1. Used in 's ochtends, 's morgens, 's middags, 's avonds, 's nachts, 's zomers, and 's winters.
  2. Used in place names as a shorthand for genitive des such as 's-Gravenhage and 's-Hertogenbosch indicating possession or origin.
  3. Used to construct a noun phrase which indicates a genitive (quality, possession or origin)
    's werelds beste reisbestemming — the world's best travel destination
    's werelds mooiste zeereis — the world's most beautiful sea voyage

Usage notes

's is never capitalised, even before a proper noun or at the start of sentences. Instead, the following word is capitalised, as in 's Morgens regent het. (It rains in the morning.)

Etymology 2

Adverb

's

  1. Clipping of eens.

German

Article

's

  1. (chiefly colloquial or poetic) Contraction of das.

Pronoun

's

  1. (chiefly colloquial or poetic) Contraction of es.

See also


Irish

Conjunction

's

  1. Contraction of is ("and").

Particle

's

  1. Contraction of is ("is").

Noun

's

  1. Contraction of a fhios ("knowledge of it"): only used in tá's ag and similar constructions

Scottish Gaelic

Verb

's

  1. Shortened form of is.

Derived terms

Conjunction

's

  1. Shortened form of is.
  2. Shortened form of agus.

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