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Ego and are declined as follows: -



ego, I nós, we
GEN. meí, of me nostrum, nostrí, of us
DAT. mihi (mí), to me nóbís, to us
ACC. , me nós, us
ABL. , by me nóbís, by us



GEN. tuí, of thee or you vestrum, vestri; vostrum (-trí)
DAT. tibi vóbís
ACC. vós
ABL. vóbís

a. The plural nós is often used for the singular ego; the plural vós is never so used for the singular .

NOTE: Old forms are genitive mís, tís; accusative and ablative méd, téd ([QUERY] § 43. N. 1).

b. The forms nostrum, vestrum, etc., are used partitively: -

NOTE: The forms of the genitive of the personal pronouns are really the genitive of the possessives: meí, tuí, suí, nostrí, vestrí, genitive singular neuter: nostrum, [QUERY]trum, genitive plural masculine or neuter. So in early and later Latin we find [QUERY] vestrárum, one of you (women).

c. The genitives meí, tuí, suí, nostri, vestrí, are chiefly used objective (§ 347): -

d. Emphatic forms of are túte and tútemet (tútimet). The [QUERY] cases of the personal pronouns, excepting the genitive plural, are ma[QUERY] emphatic by adding -met: as, egomet, vósmet.

NOTE: Early emphatic forms are mépte and tépte.

e. Reduplicated forms are found in the accusative and ablative singular: as, mémé, tété.

f. The preposition cum, with, is joined enclitically with the ablative: técum loquitur, he talks with you.