þe

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þē

  1. Romanization of 𐌸𐌴

Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old English þe (the; he), a late variant of se.

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Article[edit]

þe

  1. the
    • 1420, The British Museum Additional MS, 12,056, “Wounds complicated by the Dislocation of a Bone”, in Robert von Fleischhacker, editor, Lanfranc's "Science of cirurgie."[1] (in Middle English), London: K. Paul, Trench, Trübner & Co, translation of original by Lanfranc of Milan, published 1894, →ISBN, page 63:
      Ne take noon hede to brynge togidere þe parties of þe boon þat is to-broken or dislocate, til viij. daies ben goon in þe wyntir, & v. in þe somer; for þanne it schal make quytture, and be sikir from swellynge; & þanne brynge togidere þe brynkis eiþer þe disiuncture after þe techynge þat schal be seid in þe chapitle of algebra.
      Don't bring the two pieces of the bone that is broken or dislocated together until 8 days have passed if it's winter or 5 days if it's summer; otherwise it will make pus and be sicker from swelling. After the time has passed bring together the pieces or the dislocation according to the teaching that shall be said in the chapter entitled Algebra.
    • 1431, A rem' that William Baker, Pewtrer, & John Hetheman [made] the first day of May, þe ȝere of kynge herry þe vje, after þe conquest xe. — Henry Littlehales (editor), The Medieval Records of a London City Church, page 26.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old English þē (you, thee), accusative and dative form of þū.

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Pronoun[edit]

þe (nominative þou)

  1. Second-person singular pronoun indicating a grammatical object: thee, you.
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Etymology 3[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

þe

  1. Alternative form of þei

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Etymology 4[edit]

From Old English þēon.

Verb[edit]

þe

  1. Alternative form of theen

Old English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *þa, from Proto-Indo-European *tó, *te-.

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Particle[edit]

þe (indeclinable, relative)

  1. that, who, which
    • Ne fyrhteð þa þe on synnum lyfiað. Do not fear those who live in sin. (Ælfwine's Prayerbook)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *þiz.

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Pronoun[edit]

þē m

  1. (personal) you (compare thee): accusative/dative singular form of þū (compare thou)

Etymology 3[edit]

From earlier se, through influence of the þ- forms.

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Article[edit]

þē m

  1. (demonstrative) the, he: late variant of se

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