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Thine vs. Your — What's the Difference?

Thine vs. Your — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Thine and Your

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Thine

Archaic form of yours; the thing or things belonging to or associated with thee
His spirit will take courage from thine
Apr 24, 2022

Your

Used as a modifier before a noun
Your boots.
Your accomplishments.
Apr 24, 2022

Thine

Form of thy used before a vowel
Inquire into thine own heart
Apr 24, 2022

Your

A person's; one's
The light switch is on your right.
Apr 24, 2022

Thine

Used instead of thy before an initial vowel or h
"The presidential candidates are practicing the first rule of warfare.
Apr 24, 2022
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Your

(Informal) Used with little or no sense of possession to indicate a type familiar to the listener
Your basic three-story frame house.
Apr 24, 2022

Thine

(archaic) Singular second person prevocalic possessive determiner (preconsonantal form: thy).
Apr 24, 2022

Your

Belonging to you; of you; related to you (singular; one owner).
Let’s meet tomorrow at your convenience.
Is this your cat?
Apr 24, 2022

Thine

(archaic) Singular second person possessive pronoun; yours
Apr 24, 2022

Your

Belonging to you; of you; related to you (plural; more owners).
Apr 24, 2022

Thine

A form of the possessive case of the pronoun thou, now superseded in common discourse by your, the possessive of you, but maintaining a place in solemn discourse, in poetry, and in the usual language of the Friends, or Quakers.
Apr 24, 2022

Your

A determiner that conveys familiarity and mutual knowledge of the modified noun.
Not your average Tom, Dick and Harry.
Your Show of Shows
Your World with Neil Cavuto
Not Your Average Travel Guide
Apr 24, 2022

Your

(Ireland) That; the specified (usually used with a human referent)
Your man just bought a new car.
Have you seen what your one over there is doing?
Apr 24, 2022

Your

The form of the possessive case of the personal pronoun you.
Apr 24, 2022

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