See also: þín

Middle English edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

From Old English þīn.

Pronunciation edit

Determiner edit

þin (nominative pronoun þou)

  1. Second-person singular genitive determiner: thine, your.[3]

Usage notes edit

When followed by a word starting with a consonant other than h-, þi or one of its variants is typically used.

Descendants edit

  • English: thine (determiner)

See also edit

Pronoun edit

þin (nominative þou)

  1. Second-person singular possessive pronoun: thine, yours.

Descendants edit

See also edit

References edit

  1. ^ Brink, Daniel (1992), “Variation between <þ-> and <t-> in the Ormulum”, in Irmengard Rauch, Gerald F. Carr and Robert L. Kyes, editors, On Germanic Linguistics: Issues and Methods (Trends in Linguistics. Studies and Monographs; 68), De Gruyter Mouton, →DOI, →ISBN, pages 21-35.
  2. ^ Thurber, Beverly A. (15 February 2011), “Voicing of Initial Interdental Fricatives in Early Middle English Function Words”, in Journal of Germanic Linguistics, volume 23, issue 1, Cambridge University Press, →DOI, pages 65-81.
  3. ^ thin, pron.”, in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007, retrieved 5 May 2018.

Old English edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-West Germanic *þīn, whence also Old High German dīn, Old Norse þinn.

Pronunciation edit

Determiner edit

þīn

  1. your (singular)

Declension edit

Descendants edit

Pronoun edit

þīn

  1. genitive of þū: yours or of you (singular)

Old Swedish edit

Etymology edit

From Old Norse þínn, from Proto-Germanic *þīnaz.

Determiner edit

þin

  1. your, yours (singular)

Declension edit