þes

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See also: yes, thes, and thés

Middle English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old English þēs, þēos, þis.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /θeːs/, /ðeːs/, /ˈθeːz(ə)/, /ˈðeːz(ə)/

Determiner[edit]

þes

  1. these
Alternative forms[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

þes

  1. these
Alternative forms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • English: these
  • Middle Scots: thais, thois, theis

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Etymology 2[edit]

Determiner[edit]

þes

  1. (Early Middle English) Alternative form of þas (the, that, this)

Pronoun[edit]

þes

  1. (Early Middle English) Alternative form of þas (of that, of this)

Etymology 3[edit]

Determiner[edit]

þes

  1. Alternative form of þis (this)

Pronoun[edit]

þes

  1. Alternative form of þis (this)

Adverb[edit]

þes

  1. Alternative form of þis (this)

Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From West Germanic. Cognate with Old Frisian thīs, Old High German dese, Old Norse þessi.

Pronunciation[edit]

Determiner[edit]

þēs (demonstrative)

  1. this

Pronoun[edit]

þēs (demonstrative)

  1. this

Declension[edit]

In later language the feminine genitive, dative, and instrumental singular is also þissere, þisre, and the genitive plural is also þissera, þisra.

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