th'

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Contraction[edit]

th’

  1. (poetic, archaic) Contraction of the.
  2. (colloquial) Contraction of there.
    • 1891, Edith Bower in The Overland Monthly, Volume XVII., page #135:
      She crossed her hand an’ turned her face up like a bird does, only th’ ain’t no birds what can sing like she did; seemed like she was n’t a‐doin’ of it at all,—voice came out of itself, like ’s if ’t was just a waitin’ for a change to git out.

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Irish[edit]

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Determiner[edit]

th’

  1. Munster form of d’ (your sg)

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Etymology 1[edit]

Article[edit]

th'

  1. Alternative form of a (the)
    • 1867, GLOSSARY OF THE DIALECT OF FORTH AND BARGY:
      Fhaade th' veezer.
      What the wiser.

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

th'

  1. Alternative form of thou (you)
    • 1867, GLOSSARY OF THE DIALECT OF FORTH AND BARGY:
      Th' weithest.
      Thou seemest.

Etymology 3[edit]

Determiner[edit]

th'

  1. Alternative form of thee (thy)
    • 1867, CONGRATULATORY ADDRESS IN THE DIALECT OF FORTH AND BARGY, line 5:
      Th' Eccellencie.
      Your Excellency.

Etymology 4[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

th'

  1. Alternative form of at (that)
    • 1867, CONGRATULATORY ADDRESS IN THE DIALECT OF FORTH AND BARGY, line 10:
      th' oure eyen dwytheth apan ye Vigere o'dicke Zouvereine, Wilyame ee Vourthe,
      that our eyes rest upon the representative of that Sovereign, William IV.,

References[edit]

  • Jacob Poole (1867), William Barnes, editor, A Glossary, With some Pieces of Verse, of the old Dialect of the English Colony in the Baronies of Forth and Bargy, County of Wexford, Ireland, London: J. Russell Smith, page 75, 77 & 114