Dual number in English

That English had a dual pronoun is not surprising — after all it belongs to the Sanskrit family:

Indeed, the English language more than a thousand years ago had not only singular and plural pronouns, but optional dual as well: wit for “we two,” and yit for “you two.”

Just that I did not know the words for the dual pronoun, which I learnt from this very interesting post, which incidentally talks about the respectful form of speech by addressing a singular person by a plural pronoun.

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