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Meaning of "second person" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SECOND PERSON

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SECOND PERSON

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Second person is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES SECOND PERSON MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Second person

Second person can refer to the following: ▪ A grammatical person ▪ Second-person narrative, a perspective in storytelling ▪ Second Person, a trip-hop band from London ▪ God the Son, the Second Person of the Christian Trinity...

Definition of second person in the English dictionary

The definition of second person in the dictionary is a grammatical category of pronouns and verbs used when referring to or describing the individual or individuals being addressed.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SECOND PERSON

second language
second lieutenant
second man
second mate
second mortgage
second name
second nature
second officer
second opinion
second reading
Second Reich
Second Republic
second row
second sight
second string
second teeth
second thought
Second Triumvirate
second wind

WORDS THAT END LIKE SECOND PERSON

Anderson
Carson
chairperson
draftsperson
Emerson
first person
first-person
Henderson
in person
Jefferson
lay person
Macpherson
McPherson
Paterson
person
Peterson
salesperson
Sanderson
spokesperson
third person
tradesperson

Synonyms and antonyms of second person in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «second person» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SECOND PERSON

Find out the translation of second person to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of second person from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «second person» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

第二人
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

segunda persona
570 millions of speakers

English

second person
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

दूसरा व्यक्ति
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الشخص الثاني
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Второй человек
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

segunda pessoa
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

দ্বিতীয় ব্যক্তি
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

deuxième personne
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Orang kedua
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

zweite Person
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

二人称
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

두 번째 사람
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Wong kapindho
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

người thứ nhì
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

இரண்டாவது நபர்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

दुसरा व्यक्ती
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

ikinci kişi
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

seconda persona
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

druga osoba
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Друга людина
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

a doua persoană
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

δεύτερο πρόσωπο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

tweede persoon
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

andra person
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

andre person
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of second person

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SECOND PERSON»

The term «second person» is quite widely used and occupies the 54.812 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SECOND PERSON» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «second person» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «second person» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about second person

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SECOND PERSON»

Discover the use of second person in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to second person and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Second-person Standpoint: Morality, Respect, and ...
The result is nothing less than a fundamental reorientation of moral theory that enables it at last to account for morality's supreme authorityâe"an account that Darwall carries from the realm of theory to the practical world of second ...
Stephen L. Darwall, 2006
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Second Person Singular
He first considers murder, revenge, then divorce, but when the initial sting of humiliation and hurt dissipates, he decides to hunt for the book's previous owner—a man named Yonatan, a man who is not easy to track down, whose identity is ...
Sayed Kashua, 2012
3
Second Person: Role-Playing and Story in Games and Playable ...
Game designers, authors, artists, and scholars discuss how roles are played and how stories are created in role-playing games, board games, computer games, interactive fictions, massively multiplayer games, improvisational theater, and ...
Pat Harrigan, Noah Wardrip-Fruin, Michael Crumpton, 2010
4
Second person queer: who you are (so far)
A companion to 2007's Lambda Award-winning First Person Queer: essays on life advice for queers.
Richard Labonté, Lawrence Schimel, 2009
5
The Second Person
Alessia Brio. Front Cover.
Alessia Brio, 2009
6
Second Person Rural: Further Essays of a Sometime Farmer
A collection of essays on the practice and philosophy of country life explores the differences between country and city, and considers the problems all transplanted city-dwellers must deal with
Noel Perrin, 1990
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Philosophy of the Brain: The Brain Problem
3.2.2 'Second-Person Epistemology' and consciousness 'Second-Person Epistemology' The term 'Second-Person Epistemology' can be defined through the epistemic abilities and inabilities in Second-Person Perspective.
Georg Northoff, 2004
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You: An Anthology of Essays Devoted to the Second Person
This first-of-its kind nonfiction anthology will take you on a provocative ride with the person beside and behind the writer.
Kim Dana Kupperman, Heather G. Simons, James M. Chesbro, 2013
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Second Person Singular
Shot through with ardour for the art of poetry and an exploration of the many moods of love in an unmistakably Indian idiom, the poet s penchant for the miniature image and the powerful word endure in this volume.
Naciketā, 2006
10
The second person: poems
Employing the careful emotion of Constantine Cavafy and the realism lying beneath Oscar Wilde's comic epigrams, he has crafted a contemplative book of poems both wise and willing to learn.
C. Dale Young, 2007

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SECOND PERSON»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term second person is used in the context of the following news items.
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Second man charged after triple stabbing in Thornton Heath
A SECOND person has been charged in connection with the triple stabbing in Thornton Heath last week. James Dennis-Dormer, 20, of Raymead Avenue, ... «Croydon Advertiser, Jul 15»
2
Second person dies in Tas collision
A second person has died after a crash in northwest Tasmania involving two trucks and two cars. A 32-year-old woman has died in hospital after suffering critical ... «9news.com.au, Jul 15»
3
Suspect Charged; Second Person Sought in Homicide of Erie Woman
He is being listed as a person of interest at this time. Police say Kimbro stole the victim's debit card, and went through her purse. At this hour, Lyons' home is still ... «ErieTVNews, Jun 15»
4
Ravenshoe cafe explosion: Second person dies in Brisbane hospital …
A second person has died in hospital from injuries sustained in last week's cafe blast in the ... Seven people remain in a critical condition in Brisbane hospitals. «ABC Online, Jun 15»
5
Second person charged in Md. officer involved shooting
UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (WUSA9) -- A second person has been charged in connection to an officer involved shooting outside a shopping center in Upper ... «W*USA 9, Jun 15»
6
Second person dies following SA crash
A second person has died following a road crash north of Adelaide over the long weekend. A 14-year-old boy died in hospital on Wednesday, police say. «9news.com.au, Jun 15»
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Second Person Dies In Hospital As Oxford OPP Investigate …
Oxford County OPP say a second person has died of their injuries as officers conduct a suspicious death investigation. Police responded to the home in a rural ... «Am980 London News, Jun 15»
8
Murdered teen's father welcomes new charge
THE father of murdered teenager Jake Lasker today spoke of his relief after a second person was charged over the brutal stabbing. John Lasker said he had ... «Toowoomba Chronicle, May 15»
9
Health District confirms second person diagnosed with measles
The health district has confirmed there has been a second case of measles diagnosed in Spokane County in an unvaccinated adult resident of the area. «KXLY Spokane, Apr 15»
10
Second Person Dies After Taxi Jumps Curb in the Bronx
A 5-year-old girl who was among four people struck by a taxi that jumped a curb in the Bronx on Friday night has died, making her the second person killed in ... «New York Times, Mar 15»

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