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See also: Thy, THY, thŷ, and þy

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EnglishEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle English thy, thi, apocopated variants of Middle English thine, thyn, thin, from Old English þīn, from Proto-Germanic *þīnaz, from Proto-Indo-European *téynos (thy; thine), from Proto-Indo-European *túh₂ (thou). See thou.

DeterminerEdit

thy

  1. (archaic, literary) The possessive form of thou: that belongs to thee; that belongs to you (singular).
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Etymology 2Edit

From Middle English thy (because, forwhy), shortened form of for-thy, forthy (for that), from Old English for þȳ [þe] (because [that]) from for (instrumental preposition) + þȳ (by that), instrumental case of þæt. More at the, that.

ConjunctionEdit

thy

  1. (obsolete) because.

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Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

DeterminerEdit

thy

  1. Alternative form of þi

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Etymology 2Edit

PronounEdit

thy

  1. Alternative form of þe.

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