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Asked • 06/23/19

Why is "Usted" grammatically a third person?

In English polite form of address is "You" which is second person singular and plural. In Russian it is "Вы" which is plural second person. In Spanish (and probably French and Italian) polite address is the third person. Why so?

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Dale B. answered • 08/07/19

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