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    Ichs und Dus

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    Plural von 'ich' und 'du'


    Kontext: In deinem Text sind viele Ichs und Dus.

    AuthorWittGenStein (1323045) 15 Apr 21, 19:19
    SuggestionIs and yous
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    If Eilean Ní Chuilleanáin struggled to create an " I " in her poetry , McGuckian suffers from the opposite problem : at times there are so many is and yous addressed that we have trouble knowing who is who 

    Women Creating Women: Contemporary Irish Women Poets, Patricia Boyle Haberstroh — 1996 · Literary Criticism

    https://books.google.de/books?id=quBed3ZYy-IC...

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    funktioniert auch im Englischen, meine ich

    #1Authormad (239053)  15 Apr 21, 20:06
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    By the way, "yous" would probably be pronounced "youz".


    This is a homophone with the 2nd person plural pronoun (z.B. ihr/Sie auf Deutsch) in some dialects. Dictionary: youse

    #2AuthorKevin_7 (1308576) 15 Apr 21, 20:25
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    I'd be tempted to write that as "I's and you's" -- certainly it seems like the "I" there should be capitalized, and of course "is" looks like the very common English word.


    Regarding using an apostrophe to form plurals, here is some hedged advice that seems like it might, at least, permit it in a case like this. But it's not 100% clear:


    https://www.dailywritingtips.com/when-to-form...

    #3Authorbishop_j (877745) 15 Apr 21, 21:57
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    Danke

    #4AuthorWittGenStein (1323045) 15 Apr 21, 22:16
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    -gelöscht-

    (Hat sich erledigt, da ich #3 übersehen hatte. Es ging um Großschreibung.)

    #5AuthorWittGenStein (1323045)  15 Apr 21, 23:50
     
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