Sentence 1476

Language:
Lithuanian

jũ:s

2nd pl. hhon.

- 2nd person polite address used for the polite address

of one person or multiple persons

jũ:s

2nd sg. hhon.

pàts

2nd sg. hon.

- these forms of 2nd singular polite address

distinguish gender (masc./ fem.);

- they are less polite than jũ:s (2nd pl) and támsta;

- they are used among equals when the familiar form seems to be too rude

pãtys

2nd sg. hon.

támsta

2nd sg. hon.

- the singular form is used for a 2nd person singular

polite address, the plural form for a 2nd person pl

polite address accordingly;

- the use of both forms is declining, only used by the

older generation;

- both forms are approximately polite as the 2nd pers pl pronoun jũ:s

támstos

2nd pl. hon.

2nd sg. fam.