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Thou vs. Thy

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Thoupronoun

you singular nominative case

Thydeterminer

The possessive form of thou: that belongs to thee; that belongs to you singular.

Thouverb

(transitive) To address (a person) using the pronoun thou, especially as an expression of familiarity or contempt.

‘I thou thee, thou traitor! (Edward Coke to Walter Raleigh)’; ‘Avaunt, Hickscorner, ca. 1530)’; ‘If thou thou'st him some thrice, it shall not be amiss [...] (Twelfth Night 3.2, Sir Toby Belch to Sir Andrew, egging him on to pick a fight with another, where one would expect one knight courteously to say to another, "If you thou him...").’; ‘Don't thou them as thous thee! (Yorkshire English admonition to overly familiar children)’;

Thyconjunction

(obsolete) because.

Thouverb

(intransitive) To use the word thou.

Thypronoun

Of thee, or belonging to thee; the more common form of thine, possessive case of thou; - used always attributively, and chiefly in the solemn or grave style, and in poetry. Thine is used in the predicate; as, the knife is thine. See Thine.

‘Our father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done.’; ‘These are thy glorious works, Parent of good.’;

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Thounoun

A unit of length equal to one-thousandth of an inch.

Thydeterminer

archaic or dialect form of your

‘honour thy father and thy mother’;

Thounoun

(slang) A thousand, especially a thousand dollars, a thousand pounds sterling, etc.

Thouadverb

misspelling of though

Thouconjunction

misspelling of though

Thoupronoun

The second personal pronoun, in the singular number, denoting the person addressed; thyself; the pronoun which is used in addressing persons in the solemn or poetical style.

‘Art thou he that should come?’;

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Thouverb

To address as thou, esp. to do so in order to treat with insolent familiarity or contempt.

‘If thou thouest him some thrice, it shall not be amiss.’;

Thouverb

To use the words thou and thee in discourse after the manner of the Friends.

Thounoun

the cardinal number that is the product of 10 and 100

Thoupronoun

Compare with thee

‘thou art fair, O my beloved’;

Thounoun

a thousand

‘two hundred thou’;

Thounoun

one thousandth of an inch.

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Thou

The word thou is a second-person singular pronoun in English. It is now largely archaic, having been replaced in most contexts by you.

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