us

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Wine

  • acronym forUnited States
    (written as US)

Origin & History of “us”

Us can be traced back ultimately to Indo-European *ns. this passed into prehistoric Germanic as uns, which has evolved into German uns, Dutch ons, Swedish and Danish os, and English us. Latin nōs ‘we’ (source of French nous) is distantly related.
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