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thoo

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EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

PrepositionEdit

thoo

  1. Eye dialect spelling of through.

Etymology 2Edit

PronounEdit

thoo

  1. (Orkney) Thou; singular informal form of you

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ScotsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English thou, thow, thu, þou, from Old English þū, from Proto-Germanic *þū, from Proto-Indo-European *túh₂.

PronounEdit

thoo (objective case thee, vocative thee, possessive determiner thee)

  1. (Orkney) Thou; singular informal form of you
    Thoo kens whit hid’s like wi a hooseful o folk(please add an English translation of this usage example)

Usage notesEdit

  • thoo is used to address a friend, a family member or someone younger.

Further readingEdit

  • "thoo" in The Orkney Dictionary, 1996, by Margaret Flaws and Gregor Lamb