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EtymologyEdit

From Old English þīn, from Proto-Germanic *þīnaz, from Proto-Indo-European *téynos (thy; thine), from Proto-Indo-European *túh₂ (thou).

PronunciationEdit

DeterminerEdit

þin (nominative pronoun þou)

  1. Second-person singular possessive determiner: thine, your.

Usage notesEdit

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

DescendantsEdit

  • English: thine (determiner)

PronounEdit

þin (nominative þou)

  1. Second-person singular pronoun indicating possession: thine, yours.

DescendantsEdit

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Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *þīnaz, whence also Old High German dīn, Old Norse þínn.

PronunciationEdit

DeterminerEdit

þīn

  1. thy; thine

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

PronounEdit

þīn

  1. genitive of þē: thine, of thee, yours, of you