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From Old English ġit, ġyt (“you twain”), from Proto-West Germanic *jit, from Proto-Germanic *jut. Compare the second-person plural pronoun ye.
ȝit (accusative inc, genitive inker, possessive determiner inker)
- (Early Middle English) Second-person dual pronoun: you twain, the two of you.
Middle English personal pronouns
|singular||1st-person||I, ich, ik||me||min
1Used preconsonantally or before h.
2Early or dialectal.
3Dual pronouns are only sporadically found in Early Middle English; after that, they are replaced by plural forms. There are no third-person dual forms in Middle English.
4Sometimes used as a formal 2nd-person singular.
- “yit, pron.”, in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007, retrieved 26 May 2018.
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