* ya, yah, yer, yeh, y', yo, yu (informal or eye dialect)
* yoo (eye dialect)
* youe, yow, yowe (obsolete)
(object pronoun) The people spoken, or written to, as an object.
* 1611 , Bible , Authorized (King James) Version. Genesis XLII:
* (William Shakespeare), Richard III :
- And Joseph said unto them, That is it that I spake unto you , saying, Ye are spies [...].
* 1611 , Bible , Authorized (King James) Version. Genesis XIX:
- If I may counsaile you, some day or two / Your Highnesse shall repose you at the Tower [...].
* 1975 , Joseph Nazel, Death for Hire :
- And Lot went out, and spake unto his sons in law, which married his daughters, and said, Up, get you out of this place; for the LORD will destroy this city.
(object pronoun) The person spoken to or written to, as an object. (Replacing thee; originally as a mark of respect.)
* (Thomas Malory), Le Morte Darthur , Book VIII:
- You'd better get you a gun and kill him before he kills you or somebody.
(subject pronoun) The people spoken to or written to, as a subject. (Replacing ye.)
- I charge you , as ye woll have my love, that ye warne your kynnesmen that ye woll beare that day the slyve of golde uppon your helmet.
- Both of you should get ready now.
(subject pronoun) The person spoken to or written to, as a subject. (Originally as a mark of respect.)
* (Geoffrey Chaucer), "The Clerk's Tale", Canterbury Tales , Ellesmere manuscript (c. 1410):
- You are all supposed to do as I tell you.
* 1814 , (Jane Austen), Mansfield Park :
- certes lord / so wel vs liketh yow / And al youre werk / and euere han doon / þat we / Ne koude nat vs self deuysen how / We myghte lyuen / in moore felicitee [...].
(indefinite personal pronoun) Anyone, one; an unspecified individual or group of individuals (as subject or object).
* 2001 , Polly Vernon, The Guardian , 5 May 2001:
- You' are right, Fanny, to protest against such an office, but ' you need not be afraid.
- You' can't choose your family, your lovers are difficult and volatile, but, oh, ' you can choose your friends - so doesn't it make much more sense to live and holiday with them instead?
* Originally, , respectively.)
* In some forms of English, are all but nonexistent.
* Although , or youse (though not all of these are completely equivalent or considered Standard English).
* The pronoun is usually omitted in imperative sentences, but need not be. In affirmative imperatives, it may be included before the verb (You go right ahead''; ''You stay out of it''); in negative imperatives, it may be included either before the ''don't'', or, more commonly, after it (''Don't you dare go in there''; ''Don't you start now ).
* See for other personal pronouns.
*: yer (UK eye dialect)
*: all of you (plural)
*: you all
*: you + number
*: y'all, all y'all (Southern US)
*: ya'll (AAVE)
*: you-uns (Midwestern US and Appalachia)
*: you guys/you gals
*: you lot (UK)
*: allyou (Caribbean)
*: yer (UK eye dialect)
* , ye, to you, to thee, to ye
* ye, to you, to ye, to you all
* (one) one, people, they, them
The individual or group spoken or written to.
Used before epithets for emphasis.
- Have you gentlemen come to see the lady who fell backwards off a bus?
- You idiot!
To address (a person) using the pronoun you'', rather than ''thou .
From (etyl) (m), from (etyl) (m), ).
[J.P. Mallory & D.Q. Adams, eds, Encyclopedia of Indo-European Culture , s.v. "Jump" (London: Fitzroy Dearborn, 1997), 323.] See also (l), (l).
A small tailless amphibian of the order Anura that typically hops
The part of a violin bow (or that of other similar string instruments such as the viola, cello and contrabass) located at the end held by the player, to which the horsehair is attached
(Cockney rhyming slang) Road. Shorter, more common form of frog and toad
The depression in the upper face of a pressed or handmade clay brick
An organ on the bottom of a horse’s hoof that assists in the circulation of blood
The part of a railway switch or turnout where the running-rails cross (from the resemblance to the frog in a horse’s hoof)
An oblong cloak button, covered with netted thread, and fastening into a loop instead of a button hole.
The loop of the scabbard of a bayonet or sword.
* frosh, frosk, frock
* pad, paddock
* (railway switch component) common crossing
* bush frog
* clawed frog
* common frog
* Darwin's frog
* disc-tongued frog
* edible frog
* fine as frog hair, finer than frog hair
* Frog (metathesis: > Gorf)
* frog belly
* frog chorus
* frogeater, frog eater
* frog face
* a frog in one’s throat
* frog kick
* frog kingdom
* frog legs
* frogmarch, frog-march
* frog orchid
* frogpond, frog pond
* frog pose
* The Frog Prince
* Frog Prince
* frog's legs
* frogspawn, frog spawn
* frog spit
* frog spittle
* frog sticker
* ghost frog
* glass frog
* Kermit the Frog (metathesis: > Kermit the Forg, Kermit the Gorf, Kermit the Grof)
* The Leap-Frog
* leapfrog, leap-frog
* leapfrogged, leap-frogged
* leapfrog test, leap-frog test, leap frog test
* litter frog
* male frog test
* marsupial frog
* moss frog
* painted frog
* parsley frog
* poison dart frog
* screeching frog
* sedge frog
* shovelnose frog
* tailed frog
* tongueless frog
* tree frog
* Tukeit Hill frog
* true frog
To hunt or trap frogs.
To use a pronged plater to transfer (cells) to another plate.
* frog stitch
From (m), stereotypical food of the French. Compare , from (m), corresponding French term for English, likewise based on stereotypical food.
(offensive) A French person
(Canada, offensive) A French-speaking person from Quebec
* (French person) (l)
A leather or fabric loop used to attach a sword or bayonet, or its scabbard, to a waist or shoulder belt
An ornate fastener for clothing consisting of a button, toggle, or knot, that fits through a loop
To ornament or fasten a coat, etc. with frogs
Supposedly from sounding similar to "rip it".
To unravel (a knitted garment).