thy

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English thi, thy (thy), apocopated form of thin, thyn, thine (thy", also "thine), from Old English þīn (thy, thine), from Proto-Germanic *þīnaz. More at thou.

Pronoun[edit]

thy

  1. (archaic) That belongs to thee; the possessive form of thou.
  2. (archaic or literary) your (informal); that belongs to you (singular).
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Etymology 2[edit]

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.

Conjunction[edit]

thy

  1. (obsolete) because.

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