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"Dus" in fact isn't a word on its own, it's simply the result of colloquially merging the two pronouns "du" and "es" into one. IMHO, you should refrain from using "dus" in written language. Theoretically, "Dus" may also be understood as the plurale of the word "Du", in the sense of "Ich denke, alle die 'Dus' in dem Brief sollte man groß schreiben". But IMHO ...


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"Uns" im Pluralis Majestatis wurde nach der alten Rechtschreibung sicher großgeschrieben. Bei anderen "uns" kann ich mich an keine Großschreibung erinnern. Sie war sicher nie Standard in den letzten Jahrhunderten. Ich glaube, die Instanzen von "uns" neben dem Pluralis Majestatis werden nicht als analog zu "Er, Du, Sie, Ihr, Wir" aufgefasst, sondern als ...


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I would like to point out, that "dus" only exists in verbal language. It is, how tohuwawohu explained, a merge of "du" + "es". Generally, if you would like to write this combination of words, it would only work with apostrophe. But I generally would avoid using this "verbal flow abbreviation" in written language, because "du es" is the right way to do it. ...



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