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the second person

noun
 
 
B2 the form of a verb or pronoun that is used when referring to the person being spoken or written to. For example 'you' is a second person pronounGrammatical terms
Translations of “the second person”
in Korean 2인칭…
in Arabic ضَمير المُخاطَب…
in Portuguese a segunda pessoa…
in Catalan la segona persona…
in Japanese 二人称(you、your、yours)…
in Italian la seconda persona…
in Chinese (Traditional) 第二人稱…
in Russian второе лицо (в грамматике)…
in Turkish (dilbilgisi) ikinci şahıs…
in Chinese (Simplified) 第二人称…
in Polish druga osoba…
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